Exclusive: Listen To JD McPherson’s “I Wish You Would”
October 14, 2014
An Homage To Blues Man Billy Boy Arnold
JD McPherson’s music is a rockabilly time machine, bringing some of the purest rock ‘n’ roll vibes straight from the genre’s birth and into the present day. Following the stylistic path laid by his critically acclaimed debut album Signs & Signifiers, today McPherson releases The Warm Covers, a four-song digital EP. Below hear the track “I Wish You Would,” originally by blues great Billy Boy Arnold. A full sophomore record from McPherson is expected in 2015.
McPherson had this to say about the song:
“Concord [Music Group] acquired the Vee-Jay [Records] catalog. They asked us if we would like to cover a song and, record nerds that we are, we asked, ‘Can we actually release a record with the old Vee-Jay label?’ This Billy Boy Arnold tune—we changed it up a bit, but for the most part that’s the song.”
A special Vee-Jay 7″ vinyl pressing with two of the tracks will be available November 4.