Thirty years ago, The Black Crowes, led by brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, released their debut album Shake Your Money Maker. The album was, as Rolling Stone described, “a guitar-party cracker that marries Southern R&B crunch and Anglo cock-strutting attitude.” At a time when journalists were mourning the death of rock as cheesy pop and hair metal dominated the charts, The Black Crowes emerged from Atlanta to resuscitate it.
February 13, 2020 marks the official 30th anniversary of quintuple platinum album Shake Your Money Maker. The Black Crowes will tour throughout the summer of 2020, playing the iconic record start to finish. - Read more at NPR Music Live Sessions.
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