Fish Tree Water Blues brings together a diverse group of musicians with a shared interest in the most important thing on earth: the earth itself. This album benefits the Earthjustice Legal Defense fund and spreads the word about the importance of a clean planet. Focusing mainly on blues and folk, the impressive artist roster includes classic performers like Etta James
, Ruth Brown
, Mavis Staples
, John Hammond and John Lee Hooker
. Contemporary artists like Ani DiFranco
and Keb' Mo'
also contribute to this worthy cause, along with Branford Marsalis
and Roomful of Blues
. The unique combination of blues and ecology makes Fish Tree Water Blues a must for blues fans and nature lovers alike.