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Remembering Norman Adcox

Remembering Norman Adcox

A Letter From Scott Coopwood, Co-Founder of The Shoe Birds Days after finishing our third Shoe Birds’ album “Origin," Shoe Birds co-founder, vocalist and my close friend of 40 years, Norman Adcox died unexpectedly from a sudden heart attack at his home in Memphis,...

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The Shoe Birds on Mississippi Public Broadcasting

The Shoe Birds on Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Tune into The Arts Hour on Mississippi Public Broadcasting at 5pm, Sunday Nov 11. Author Hank Burdine will be talking about his new book. Two songs from The Shoe Birds’ latest CD, “Departures” will be featured during Hanks’ interview. Listen online...

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Stay Tuned!

Stay Tuned!

Hi Everyone -- Stay tuned for the big announcement from The Shoe Birds!  

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It’s a Wrap! The Shoe Birds Wrap Up Work on New Album

It’s a Wrap! The Shoe Birds Wrap Up Work on New Album

The Shoe Birds have just wrapped up production on their follow up album to their debut release Southern Gothic! Lead singer Norman Adcox says this effort carries the band's sound forward, yet departs somewhat from their first CD. "Our new album contains nine songs....

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The Shoe Birds Enter the Studio for Follow Up Album

The Shoe Birds Enter the Studio for Follow Up Album

The Shoe Birds are in the studio working on the follow up to our debut album Southern Gothic. Lead guitarist and backup vocalist Scott Coopwood says the new release will depart somewhat from their first effort. "We're excited about being back in the studio. We've...

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MusoScribe says The Shoe Birds Conjure the Ghosts of Big Star

MusoScribe says The Shoe Birds Conjure the Ghosts of Big Star

Bill Kopps of MusoScribe gives Kudzu Rock kudos to The Shoe Birds debut CD, saying the album: "...features heartfelt lyrics coupled with memorable, hooky song craft. At its best, Southern Gothic conjures the ghosts of Big Star without copying their style." If you...

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The Shoe Birds Reviewed at Jersey Beat

The Shoe Birds Reviewed at Jersey Beat

The Shoe Birds rock another great review from the Jersey Beat music blog: "Delivering eight songs worth of marvelously moody and melodic Southern-flavored pop-rock, this band really scores a bull's eye with their debut album." Thanks to Joe Wawrzyniak for the kudos!...

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The Shoe Birds Make Broadway World News

The Shoe Birds Make Broadway World News

If you ever wanted to know more about The Shoe Birds debut album Southern Gothic, head over to Broadway World to get the scoop. Here are a few of the things you'll learn: How The Shoe Birds got their name; who are the all-star players featured on the CD; where did...

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Another Solid Review for “Southern Gothic”

Another Solid Review for “Southern Gothic”

Pittsburgh In Tune rates "Southern Gothic" a solid 3 out of 5 stars, saying: "The resulting album is solid, if not spectacular." Read the entire review here. Southern Gothic is available on iTunes, CD Baby and Amazon.  

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PopMatters Debuts “You Leave Me Blind”

PopMatters Debuts “You Leave Me Blind”

The music blog PopMatters debuted The Shoe Birds' "You Leave Me Blind" from our debut CD Southern Gothic, describing it as an "anthemic, driving pop/rock number that culminates in its sing-along ready chorus"; while at the same time comparing Scott Coopwood's driving...

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The Big Takeover Reviews The Shoe Birds Southern Gothic

The Big Takeover Reviews The Shoe Birds Southern Gothic

The Shoe Birds are off to a flying start with our debut album Southern Gothic. It's truly humbling, heartwarming and inspiring to have our music compared to Tom Petty, Don Henley, Blue Oyster Cult, Led Zeppelin and REM -- all bands we love!  If you get a chance,...

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The Shoe Birds Play Thacker Mountain Radio Hour

The Shoe Birds Play Thacker Mountain Radio Hour

The Shoe Birds are playing Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at  The Lyric Theater in Oxford, Mississippi on October 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm. October 2, 2014 | 6pm The Lyric Theater Music: The Shoe Birds (Norman Adcox & Scott Coopwood) Author: Tracey Jackson/Paul Williams |...

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The Shoe Birds Featured on HottyToddy.com

The Shoe Birds Featured on HottyToddy.com

The Shoe Birds were recently featured on HottyToddy.com about our upcoming new album recorded at Sound Emporium in Nashville with an all-star lineup. Ole Miss Grads Work on Album Ole Miss graduates Norman Adcox (third from left, ’84, Broadcast Journalism) and Scott...

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