Livn It Southern Soul Style
Canton Mississippi A Night Of Kings and Queens
When Denise LasalleThe Soul Blues Queen announced that she along with several other artist will hold a fund raiser to aid victims of the terrible storms that swept through The Delta.
She got tremendous reponse.Ms. Lasalle said that
State Sen. Kenny Wayne Jones, a former Canton alderman, was instrumental in organizing the benefit. His district -- which covers parts of Yazoo, Holmes, Attala and Madison Counties -- was one of the hardest hit.
Jones told The Boogie Report that he wanted to do something to aid the people of District 21 and other Mississippians affected by the April 24 tornado.
“The other legislators and the city of Canton have been great in helping me acquire resources at a very difficult time,” he said.
Theodis Ealey who is from Sibley Mississippi stated "When The Queen request your presence you come But I am so honored to be here to help someone who really needs the help.
Nellie Tiger Travis motored in from Chicago with Mr. Lee.
Queen Karen Wolfe, Queen Sheba Potts Wright and The Black Ice Band came with The Queen On here Motor Coach
Nathaniel Kimble ,was down from Greenville arrived ready to work.
Wendell B. had a previous engagement.So he sent his latest protoge' A young man by the name "Casino" . This Young Brother, Had the audience testifying with his version Of "A Change Is Gonna Come".
Rounding Out The Crooners Corner was The Love Doctor and Andre Lee.
When I saw this line up I knew this was gonna be a very special happening and it was.
I went to work early providing the before show house music from my trusty lap top.
During the show I was steady on the move tweetn the latest events and trying to get some great perfomance shots.
Our Fearless Leader "Sweet Clyde Burns WMPR Prorgam Director" handled The Master Of Ceremony Duties
Queen Nellie Tiger Travis Kicked The Party Off Great High Energy Set She had the entire house rockn she closed her set with
" If I Back It Up" which evolved into a giant sing along and juke on the dance floor.This set the stage for Nathaniel Kimble.
Who gave the gathering A Power Packed hit filled presentation complete with familiar Nathaniel Kimble favorites plus
selections from his current CD.
Nate Closed with can You Back It Up which got the dance floor pumped.
Next was Denise Lasalle's Black Ice Band which is one of the "Baddest Bands" In The Land .
They Played behind Karen Wolfe who rocked the house and almost brought the walls down with Her hit Single "Man Enough".
It was great to see Sheba Potts Wright She worked her magic on the crowd and shared the stage with The Love Doctor
and Mr. Lee plus a few fans from the audience They gave very descriptive demonstrations of how to "Slow Roll it"
This Segment gets "Boogies Show Stopper Award".
Andre Lee was next Who took on a smooth Southern Soul Ride Andre brought the groove that made move real smooth his set was well recieved by the crowd and his hit One Night Stand Filled The Dance Floor.
Wow What A Night What A Show
We Backed It Up with The Chicago Blues Queen Nellie Tiger Travis and Nathaniel Kimble We Slow Rolled It with Sheba Potts Wright The Love Doctor and Mr. Lee Now It was time to "STAND UP IN IT".
Theodis Ealy. started his set off the a narritive stating theis is not a Southern Soul Show This Is A JOOK JOINT Experience.
and proceeded to tear the roof off the sucker with his lively soulful highly visual soul sockn house rockn Blues Presentation
The Theodis Ealy set featuring his guitar playing strong vocals and humorous stories was
one for the record books.
NEXT ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
Denise Lasalle Closed the show she took up back to the beginning and brought up to today
I guess I really didnt realize how many hits The Queen has delivered until she starts rolln through her song book and every song brought cheers and sing along from the hyped crowd The Hour was late nobody left everybody showing admiration
for The Queen...
This is was another BOOGIE NIGHT TO REMEMBER.
Special thanks to all who came to aid those who are less fortunate anyone can take from the people and call themselves Kings and Queens.
But to give of your time and self is truly noble