(2014/Provogue) 12 tracks. The albumisnot onlya wideinsight intoShepherd'smusical influences,but also includesthe dozenguest appearancesof someof his close friendsandthe greatest contemporarymusicians such asRingoStarr,JoeWalsh,WarrenHaynes,Keb'Mo', RobertRandolph,KimWilson (Fabulous Thunderbirds)PastorBradyBladeSr.and theRebirthBrass Band.
"Goin'Home"containssongs thatwere originally recordedbyShepherdsidolslike BBKing, AlbertKing,BoDiddley, StevieRayVaughan, Johnny"Guitar"Watson,LeeDorseyandmany otherblues greats.He reacheddeep intotheirrecord boxand chose thesongs thatinspiredhim whenhestilllearnedto play the guitar.
"The result isa great album, which, asI believe theoriginalmusicprovesall the glory." Saidthe 36-year-old musician."At the same timeit expressesour admiration forthe musicians andthegenre,becausewe allmake musicfor decades."
Shepherd'sband is averitable"Who's Who"ofrock and blues.In addition to thelong-standingsingerNoahHuntactdrummer ChrisLayton(since2014, anew addition to theMusiciansHallOf Fameas a memberofStevieRayVaughan andDouble Trouble), the formerThe FirmbassistTonyFranklinandkeyboardistRileyOsbournwith,theShepherdmet by chance,as of yetplayedinWillieNelson'sband.
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