When I was first brought Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is! I had no idea what to expect. I hadn’t heard of Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears and I had no idea that they had only recently put out a previous album. In the years the followed I forgot to check up on them, but the band is still together putting out new music, and it’s very exciting stuff. The band is an unexpected turn from what you hear on the radio these days. I don’t know where they get much air time, but I’m glad a band like this exists to challenge pop music.
Now, these Music Monday posts aren’t intended to be music reviews, they’re just here to help you find something you may not have heard before. Although you may not consider funk and soul your typical genres of choice, I’ll let you judge for yourself whether or not you can resist tapping your foot along to their song Sugarfoot: