Jones goes "Down by the Riverside"
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Jones goes "Down by the Riverside"

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 – Willie Jones goes to his Louisiana roots with the video for his new song, "Down by the Riverside," out today.

Directed by Jay Curtis Miller in New Orleans, Jones takes viewers on a boat trip through a swampy river, ball pythons and his cajun crew.

"Down by the Riverside" is Jones' first music release since signing with Sony Music Nashville. He merges R&B, hip hop and a bit of country in his music. Sony released Jones' album, "Right Now," in January.

He performed the track on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" earlier this month.

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Louisiana-born, Black country singer Willie Jones might best be thought of as a hybrid artist who brings a signature blend of country, pop, soul and hip-hop to the genre. He also brings that swampy element that's long been missing as we recall Jerry Reed and Tony Joe White. Nonetheless, with his major label debut, Jones seems to move in a few directions with the results being just a little too slick. There are some strong songs, but the album is uneven to a fault and not as danceable as the ...
CD review - Right Now Willie Jones is promoted as an artist blending country and hip-hop. However, that's not exactly the blend many of us usually want. It's like those that don't like their differing foods touching on their dinner plate. Each of these genres can stand up quite well on their own, thank you very much. However, even if you're not quite down for this mix and match musical approach, you may still enjoy Jones' music. Unlike many hip-hop artists, Jones, a Shreveport, La. ...

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