The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins
photo by Nathan Black


“Breathes new life into classic sounds… a Memphis tour-de-force.”

Meredith Ochs, NPR’s All Songs Considered

“A band steeped in tradition but with a thoroughly updated sound… a bubbling stew of Southern-fried soul.”
Steve Jones, USA Today

“There aren’t enough superlatives in the dictionary & thesaurus combined to lavish on The Royal Sessions… unquestionably one of the best releases of 2004.”
Lou Friedman, Musictoday

“This is funky, greasy, gritty soul, rooted in the tradition, but timeless in its heat-seeking groove stealth….”
Thom Jurek, All Music Guide

“Memphis soul legends in the making.”
The Memphis Flyer

Recent Press

NPR Weekend Edition:
The Bo-Keys: Master of the Memphis Sound
Link > Audio Link >

July 2011
Guitar Player magazine: Skip Pitts interviewed by Michael Ross
Link to .pdf>

Wall Street Journal:
The Bo-Keys Mine the Memphis Sound on Got To Get Back!
Link >

USA Today: Got to Get Back (To My Baby) – Pick of the Week
Link >


Older Press

Local Producer Learns Trade from Stax Legends
Fox 13 Memphis

Show Review: First Night of Beat ‘n’ Soul Gets Down at Off Broadway, Friday, November 5
Riverfront Times

The Bo-Keys and the Sweet Divines @ Southpaw in NYC
Brooklyn Vegan

Harking Back to Southern Soul, and Then Reveling in Those Sounds
New York Times

Press Photos
(all photos ©2011 Jacob Blickenstaff unless otherwise noted)


“Got To Get Back” band photo (above): PrintWeb

“Got To Get Back” album cover: Print/ Web



Scott Bomar

Scott Bomar: Print /  Web

Charles "Skip" Pitts










Charles “Skip” Pitts: PrintWeb

Howard Grimes










Howard Grimes: PrintWeb

Archie "Hubbie" Turner










Archie “Hubby” Turner: Print / Web

Marc Franklin
Marc Franklin:
 Print / Web



Ben Cauley: 
Print /  Web


Floyd Newman










Floyd Newman: PrintWeb


BandDownstairs0562(B)The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins
photo by Nathan Black



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