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F A S T  F U S E  B L U E S   
Visit the online mag Bluegrass Situation to premier the new video Fast Fuse Blues from the upcoming album Meridian Rising (see details below).  The flick was shot by Emily Beaver at Oz in Nashville and at Pan American Sound, the WPA Ballclub studios and features Fats Kaplin, co-producer Dennis Crouch, and the whole ensemble.  Go here to to see it in living black & white






M E R I D I A N  R I S I N G 
Feb 2016
PB & the WPA Ballclub's new album, Meridian Rising is coming in February 2016 on Plowboy Records and Glider Ltd.  With Tim O'Brien, Fats Kaplin, Billy Bragg, Jon Langford, William Tyler, Chloe Feoranzo, Garry Tallent of the E Street Band, and members of the Nashville Symphony, Meridian Rising re-imagines the life of Jimmie Rodgers, the Blue Yodeler.











 
P B  on  N P R's SONGS WE LOVE 
Read PB's interview with Ann Powers and check out the exclusive preview of "Meridian" on NPRs Songs We Love.











G L I D E R Ltd.  
Glider Records is home to the recording catalog of Paul Burch & WPA Ballclub, celebrating 20 years of unclassifiable American music. Starting in 2016, Glider will release full quality digital remasters of all of PB&WPAB's catalog including many other surprises. Learn more about Glider Records.








PB at the W H I T E  H O U S E

PB + Henry B. from the WPAB's Sandlot team performed "Wanna Jump" with legend Doug E. Fresh, producer Artie Green (seen here), and many other great artists and dancers at the 137th Easter Egg Roll at the White House for members of Hip Hop for Public Health. Check out the original recording featuring Fats Kaplin on fiddle at the Songs for A Healthier America album website below.

Make healthy eating and exercise a part of your daily routine and check out the album Songs for A Healthier America for free from iTunes. Let's Move and Hip Hop for Public Health are doing great work and you can be involved, too!  Visit the website for Let's Move and Songs for A Healthier America to find out more. And look for a special remix of "Wanna Jump" by PB and Artie Green later this year.










W A N N A   J U M P!
Hip Hop for Public Health and Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign announce Songs for A Healthier America. Featuring original songs by PB, Chuck D., DMC, and Doug E. Fresh. Go here to download the album for free!


 


PB & WPA Ballclub appeared on WBEZ Boston to talk about making Fevers. Listen in here.