The musical association between Billy Branch & Dave Specter for the release of "The Ballad of George Floyd" is causing quite a spark. This poignant tune completed a triptych of social and political songs Dave Specter started over a year ago. How Low Can One Man Go?
The civic-minded approach of the local blues musicians goes far beyond music. By Evan F. Moore Sep 21, 2020, 3:49pm CDT When Chicago bluesman Dave Specter watched the video of a Minneapolis police officer pressing his knee on the neck of George Floyd for eight minutes
No one has forgotten the death of African-American George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from suffocation under the knee of a police officer. This tragic event will have a global impact and will be marked by multiple condemnations, protests and other
Dave Specter has written a new song titled "The Ballad of George Floyd", which he sings as a duo with Billy Branch. They are also joined by Brother John Kattke on organ, and Danny Shaffer on guitar. The single will be released digitally by Delmark on Wednesday Sept. 9, with a