I posted my drawing from Willis Earl Beal’s showcase the other week at Joe’s Pub. It was a powerful performance. NPR is streaming the album and I strongly recommend giving it a listen… .
A rich and approachable encapsulation of Willis Earl Beal’s unpredictable sound, Nobody knows. opens with two full minutes of the singer’s unaccompanied voice before fanning out into a deft mix of spare blues confessionals and classic soul.
Stream Nobody knows. now at NPR’s First Listen.