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Shemekia Copeland (b Harlem, New York City, 10 April 1979) is an American blues singer.

The daughter of blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland, she began to pursue a singing career in earnest at age 16, when her father's health began to decline; he took Shemekia on tour as his opening act, which helped establish her name on the blues circuit.

She landed a record deal with Alligator, which issued her debut album "Turn the Heat Up!" in 1998… read more

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  • Avatar for leoavalon
    She's amazing! I found her out of nowhere on a wikipedia page. What a voice!
  • Avatar for FredMalus
    Der Apfel fällt nicht weit vom Stamm, schon der Vater Johnny Copeland war ein einmaliger Bluesmusiker, die Tochter Shemekia steht ihm in nichts nach. The apple does not fall far from the tree, already her father Johnny Copeland was a unique blues musician, the daughter Shemekia is not far behind him.
  • Avatar for Majorfifth
    buy original cd to keep blues still alive :3
  • Avatar for freetofli
    THANK GOD FOR THE BLUES
  • Avatar for small_god
    I heard "I'll be your baby tonight" on the radio today. I loved the song! It's from her newest album (?). I'd love to hear it again, but I can't find it anywhere! :(
  • Avatar for Bluesfreundin
    sie ist soooo gut...
  • Avatar for migueldelapopo
    for fans this music http://www.blues-rock-radio.com/
  • Avatar for moenki
    Eines Tages möchte ich dich live sehen. Freue mich schon heute drauf!
  • Avatar for SkyBlue20
    Great voice! Looking forward to seeing Shemekia at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival this August. She is on the line-up at http://www.rootsandblues.ca/2010-performers/
  • Avatar for leriott_novas
    "Talking to Strangers" is my favourite one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!))))

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