First Listen: Former EWF star Al McKay makes us "Heed the Message"

We’ve been big fans of guitarist and producer supreme Al McKay since his days as part of one of the greatest bands of all time, Earth Wind & Fire.  But we continued to follow him through his tremendous work as a producer with artists such as the Temptations, Durell Coleman and Carl Anderson, and ultimately to his work leading the touring band, The Al McKay Allstars.

McKay continues the tradition of greatness with his new single, “Heed The Message,” a song with a message and a full sound that harken to his days with EWF. “The song’s message is ‘Do the best you can,’” McKay explains. “Be true to yourself. Don’t let anything get in your way. Whatever you consider being successful, don’t let it stop you from doing what you do, what you’re here for.”

We’ve been big fans of guitarist and producer supreme Al McKay since his days as part of one of the greatest bands of all time, Earth Wind & Fire.  But we continued to follow him through his tremendous work as a producer with artists such as the Temptations, Durell Coleman and Carl Anderson, and ultimately to his work leading the touring band, The Al McKay Allstars.

McKay continues the tradition of greatness with his new single, “Heed The Message,” a song with a message and a full sound that harken to his days with EWF. “The song’s message is ‘Do the best you can,’” McKay explains. “Be true to yourself. Don’t let anything get in your way. Whatever you consider being successful, don’t let it stop you from doing what you do, what you’re here for.”

We’re glad to hear new music from Al, and we’re particularly glad to hear a song this powerful. Check out “Heed the Message,” our newest SoulTracks First Listen, and feel the elements all over again!

Al McKay Allstars - "Heed the Message"

 
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