Jones offers a "2-Piece Combo"
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Jones offers a "2-Piece Combo"

Friday, November 19, 2021 – Willie Jones is serving up his own "2-Piece Combo" of tunes today with the release of two new songs via Sony Music Nashville in partnership with The Penthouse.

The two new songs from the Louisiana native features are "Soul Food" and "Slow Cookin'."

Tipping his hat to one of the best known country cooking songs of all time, "Slow Cookin'" also samples Hank Williams' timeless tune, "Hey, Good Lookin'," putting a modern spin on the 1950s hit, while also calling out Hank Sr. in the lyrics.

Jones, 27, released an EP on Sony in January. He combines his baritone vocals with a swampy sound.

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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 ...
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