Black Joe Lewis

  • blues
  • soul

Anatomy texts might not show it, but the greatest soul and blues music leaves no doubt that the hip bone is directly connected to the heart -- a fact that’s driven home in every note laid down by Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears. As they prove on their Lost Highway debut, Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is, the Austin-based combo has the kind of gritty attitude and deliciously greasy groove-consciousness that’d pass muster in the toughest juke joint.To paraphrase Ike and Tina Turner, Tell ‘Em

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Black Joe Lewis is the in all in American blues, funk and soul. Joe Lewis was working at a pawn shop in Austin, TX when he first picked up the guitar.  Shortly thereafter, he immersed himself in the local Red River blues/garage scene, recording and performing with Austin luminaries such as the...