Yancy & Yancy & The Good'uns are plowing through the sound waves of the Mid-South, and have been all year. They are one of the busiest Memphis Folk bands out there, and their sound is unique and considered to be in the "Boomer Americana" style. If you have heard any of their songs, I think you would agree that you just want to hear more and more.
This writer had the opportunity to meet Linda and Cecil Yancy last year at a party at their home, and found that they are not only great musicians and singers, but also very cordial and appreciative of their fans. They made me feel like I was a member of their family, even though it was the first time we met.
Since that party last year, Linda and Cecil have put together the new band, "The Good'uns." In her on words, Linda names the band members and their nicknames. "They are 4 very talented young adults who have joined our crazy boomer dream and are making it fuller and richer! There is James Littleton (Jerry james) who plays percussion, Harrison Bush (Harry pants) who plays tenor and banjo, Seth Sellars (The Doc of Sound) on mandolin, guitar and vocals, and our newest member; Hannah Ericson (we don't have a name for her yet...soon ...very soon) on cello. All together they are "The Good'Uns" We are pleased as punch to welcome them aboard and when you hear them you will know why!"
In addition to the new band members, Linda and Cecil announce, "We just found out that we are the only Memphis Folk band that is going to be featured at the River Arts Festival! Woohoo! To promote this event and our involvement in it we are going to be on Live @ Nine this Thursday to sing one of our original songs. Then on Saturday you can catch us and the full band on the Civil Rights Museum Stage at 2:15 pm to 3:15!
Sunday will find us at the Meeman State Park for the Heritage Festival. We will be performing from 11 am to 12 pm.
Then off we will go to perform at an anniversary celebration for Reel Foot Ministries. We will be bringing music to these good folks that evening starting at 4:30.
We hope we will see your smiling faces out there during one of these performances! Tips and paying gigs are great but the “heart-payment” of ya’lls smiles is why we love doing this!
Sweet dreams and sweet melodies sent ya’lls way!"
Well, that just about tells the story of what is happening with Yancy & Yancy & The Good'uns, but they have a free gift for you. You can get a free download of their track, "Snow on the Pyramid," by going to http://yancyandyancy.com/dl and enter the code 7h48-ykep.
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