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Luella & The Sun

Luella & The Sun Photo credit: Timothy Ariel
Nashville’s Luella & The Sun at Philadelphia Folk Festival

October 10, 2013 - World Cafe made its annual trip to the Philadelphia Folk Festival this past August to finally meet Luella & The Sun
- a dark, raw and exciting roots band from Nashville. Luella is Melissa Mathes, a veteran Nashville singer who has gone deep in Luella with Joe McMahan along to provide the guitar grit. The band only has a few singles and EPs out at the moment so today’s session, which includes a gripping cover of Irma Thomas’ "Ruler of My Heart", is one of the best places to discover this band.

Session Setlist
Fly So Free
Sign Of Judgment
I Got Soul
Ruler Of My Heart

Recent Release:Fly so Free / We Got to Meet Death One Day
Release Date: August 6, 2013

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