The Jones Family Singers cover Johnny Cash

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Thursday January 12, 2017

Gospel sensations The Jones Family Singers team up with Grammy Award winning producer Adrian Quesada to revitalize a Johnny Cash classic

In advance of their Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration tour and the impending inauguration, The Jones Family Singers have created a smoldering and uplifting version of “All God’s Children Ain’t Free” from Johnny Cash’s time-honored 1965 album Orange Blossom Special. Recorded at Level One Sound in Austin, TX for Adrian Quesada’s ‘Live at Level One’ cover series, the rendition is as socially and politically poignant as ever.

“No matter how high and mighty you think you are, never forget the people beneath you” declares Bishop Fred Jones, Sr., the charismatic patriarch and leader of the multi-generational family band. “Everyone needs an opportunity right now, and this song is a necessary statement for us to make at this crucial time in our nation’s history.”

The tour will bring them to various spots on the east coast over the next week, including Hampton, VA, two nights in Philadelphia, PA, Hanover, NH and Portland, ME.

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Full credits for “All God’s Children Ain’t Free” by Johnny Cash as performed by The Jones Family Singers:

Bishop Fred A. Jones, Sr. (lead vocals), Alexis Jones-Giles (lead vocals), Theresa Jones, Sabrina Freeman, Velma Davis and Ernestine Ray (background vocals), Fred Jones, Jr. (guitar), Greg Gonzalez (bass), Michael Ramos (keys), John Speice (drums), Adrian Quesada (guitar).

Recorded and produced by Adrian Quesada at Level One Sound in Austin, TX.
Mastered by Rob Murray at Poolside Sound, Austin, TX.
Executive Producer – David Lobel for Lobel Arts Associates.

Sat, Jan 14 – Hampton, VA – The American Theatre
Sun & Mon, Jan 15/16 – Philadelphia, PA – Kimmel Center (SEI Innovation Studio)
Thu, Jan 19 – Hanover, NH – Hopkins Center
Fri, Jan 20 – Portland, ME – Portland Ovations