A career spanning five decades, 36 albums, countless radio & television shows and non-stop touring has made Eric Bibb one of the leading bluesmen of his generation. A Progressive preservationist, a fiery singer with true soul, gospel and folk roots, enjoyable and accessible, his blues are honest and powerful.
One critic wrote: “He has all the ingredients for stardom – handsome good looks, a voice as strong and soulful as they come, the guitar chops to hold his own against the best and he writes compelling, sensitive songs. His blues are clean, beautifully sung, soulful and upbeat”.
Eric has this to say about his new album: ‘Jericho Road is related to a record like Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin’ On” It was produced by my friend, multi-instrumentalist Glen Scott, who produced some of my earlier work – A Ship Called Love, Diamond Days and Spirit I Am. Musically, we decided we were just going to follow our hearts. It’s an album that combines all of our pet sounds: classic soul, gospel, world music flavours and some strings, as well. It’s more adventurous than ever before” – and it propels the blues into this new century’.