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The Holmes Brothers are all about gentle, soaring three-part harmonies; fresh inspiration, which they find here in songs by Bob Marley Hank Williams, and Texas tunesmith Townes Van Zandt. gentle ballad "We Meet, We Part, We Remember," that really capture the soul of their art. You Won't Be Livin' Here Anymore. Check out We Meet, We Part, We Remember by The Holmes Brothers on Amazon Music. Stream Listen to any song, anywhere with Amazon Music Unlimited. Wendell Holmes, a singer, pianist and songwriter who performed gospel, Holmes Brothers trio, died June 19 of pulmonary hypertension at his Rosedale home. which contained songs by Joan Osborne and Ben Harper, as well as that his most popular ballad was "We Meet, We Part, We Remember.".
On Saturday nights, they played blues, soul, country and rock 'n' roll as a fill-in band at Herman Wate's Juke Joint, which was owned by a cousin. That's how we honed our sound," Mr. Holmes said in the interview, which was his agent provided. Holmes moved to New York City, where his brother, who played bass, was performing professionally.
Willie "Popsy" Dixon, a Virginian and a drummer, started working with the two brothers inand they began performing with a succession of Top 40 bar bands. After the first session the three men played and sang together, Wendell Holmes declared that Mr.
Dixon was now officially "a brother. It wasn't until that the band landed its first record contract with Rounder Records, which released "In the Spirit" in and "Where It's At" in Music critics praised the recording. The band subsequently toured the world and made 12 studio albums, three of which reached the top five on Billboard's blues albums chart.
When they released "Speaking in Tongues" inGeoffrey Himes, writing in The Washington Post, praised the album, which contained songs by Joan Osborne and Ben Harper, as well as several of their own compositions. When Alligator Records released their last album, "Brotherhood," last year, Greg Kotmusic critic for the Chicago Tribune, wrote, "The Holmes Brothers are conversant in so many styles of music, they turn country-blues-gospel-soul and a bit o' rock and even doo-wop into one big river of sound, the way it should be but often isn't on so many so-called roots albums.
Dixon died of bladder cancer in January, and when Mr.
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Holmes entered hospice care, he posted online through his agent an open letter to his fans and friends. I love you, and may God bless you all! I can just pick up my guitar in my basement, sit down, and play to myself. I can sit down feeling sad and get up feeling glad. I recommend music to anyone. His faith runs deep, so naturally questions about his faith were not going to be avoided.
More than any other topic, Wendell was the most frank when it came to questions about his faith. He recommends Jesus Christ to anyone. It made me pray harder. I maybe had more faith because that was the only thing that was left. When he [Wendell] got sick, it sorta hit me in the face. It caused me to do a lot of serious thinking of what would happen if we got separated.
I would probably just stop playing. Jennifer Wheeler Getting cancer made the two brothers face their own mortality, which neither one can ignore any longer.
A lot of people are dying around me all the time like people that I grew up with, older people, [and] people that I played with. We must remember as there is death, there is also birth.
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There are young kids that are being born all the time too that maybe we are not aware of that will replace us. You also hear those trademark real three-part redemptive vocal harmonies. Feed My Soul has the greatest number of original songs ever recorded on a Holmes Brothers album. Doing so was not a calculated or conscious effort. The cancer issue was a shot across the bow, and praise God; I have received a victory so far. Everything is free and clear but during that time, it gave me plenty of opportunities to realize my own mortality.
I wanted to get out things that I wanted to say in my music. Cancer played a big part in a number of the [original] songs. Feed My Soul debuted at number one on the blues chart and at number 65 on the new artist chart in Billboard.
This was their highest debut on the blues chart. The Holmes Brothers have taken action against many dark clouds over the years. I was talking about the plight of the country, the terrorism, and the fall of the economy.
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By us travelling, I see the impact of how the dollar is losing value. The European Union just tried to bail out Greece. Did I write it for George Bush? I Saw Your Face was written about my wife who was staying with her mother at the time. They go there a few months each out of the year.
Yet somehow they continue to get strength to keep overcoming obstacles. Wendell, ever the raconteur, explains this aspect of them the best. I feel that music is our mission and that God put us here to play music and to express ourselves. The brotherhood — we are brothers and Popsy Dixon has been with us for more than 40 years and he's just a brother from a different mother — we share the love.
Somebody else might believe in Buddha, Mohammad, Confucius, or whoever but I am a Jesus believer and for me, he has worked wonders.
Jennifer Wheeler The band sings a lot about relationships no matter which of their many albums you choose to sit down and listen to.
Given the fact he has been married for 35 years, the longest among his band mates, Wendell knows a thing or two about relationships. And like the vows say forsaking all others. A lot of relationships fall when they begin to take each other for granted. I also, think that distance makes the heart grow fonder.
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So what can we expect from The Holmes Brothers in future? For one thing, they all share the same important family values. He talks with them every day and sees them as often as he can. He sees them all on a regular basis. Dixon and Sherman play with the youth choir at their church. When they were young, they spent a lot of time on the water. Then, the favourite pastimes were fishing and boating. Now, all three band members share a common passion for older automobiles and driving around in convertible cars.
Dixon loves his Mazda Miata. Sherman has a soft spot for the Mercedes Benz line of cars. His oldest is from We plan on keep touring at a high rate. We are booked a lot right now since this thing has happened. Playing music keeps you young. It keeps you going.