Kenny Wayne Shepherd Discusses Latest Album, Written In Muscle Shoals, Singing, Upcoming Tour January 19, 2024



Kenny Wayne Shepherd has had seven #1 Blues albums, and a string of #1 Mainstream Rock singles. He’s received two Billboard Music Awards, two Blues Music Awards, two Orville H. Gibson Awards, and has been nominated for five Grammy Awards. His album Trouble Is… holds a record for being the longest-running album on the Billboard Blues Chart.

In November 2023, he released his latest record, Dirt On My Diamonds, Vol. 1, and is now preparing to hit the road to support it. In this phone conversation, Kenny tells us about

writing the new record in Muscle Shoals, the challenges of singing and playing, which guitars he used on the record, and his question for BB King. It is always a pleasure and a great honor to talk with Kenny. His class and humility always radiate throughout the conversation. Enjoy!



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