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Lee Fields' new album, Emma Jean, comes out June 3.
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May 18, 2014 The veteran soul singer weaves his rugged and ragged pleas with the darling accompaniment of his backing band to produce a record that bleeds triumph and lovesickness all at once.
April 18, 2012 With his voice still raw from a show the night before, rough-and-tumble soul singer Lee Fields reached deep, fought off the morning fog and gave a passionate performance of "Still Hanging On."
July 21, 2009 In a curious case of musical evolution, the older Lee Fields becomes, the closer he gets to perfecting the sound of soul that he grew up with. His latest release, My World, finds an ideal middle ground between the slow grind of Southern blues and the faster, funkier stylings of retro-soul.
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July 21, 2009 NPR Music boldly attempts what few have done before: Deep soul, indie funk and polyglot jazz share a stage and a bill. In Lee Fields and The Expressions, The Phenomenal Handclap Band and Fight the Big Bull with Steven Bernstein, we're bringing you three very different, very large bands, recorded live from Joe's Pub in New York City.
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July 21, 2009 Soul singer Lee Fields may be a rhythm-and-blues veteran, but don't call him a relic. Since the 1970s, the North Carolina native has amassed a prolific catalog of albums, and part of the secret to his success has been flexibility. To younger fans, Fields is retro-soul royalty. For his older fans, Fields has been a stalwart of Southern soul music.
July 20, 2009 Lee Fields is a bona fide soul singer. He's been performing and recording since the '70s, and he's been amazingly prolific, releasing 15 full-length records on different labels. His latest, My World, came out in June.
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