Mark Joseph Unveils "Palisade Peach": A Soulful Journey Through Americana

Article Contributed by Elephants and … | Published on Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Celebrated American Soul artist Mark Joseph proudly announces the release of his captivating new album, "Palisade Peach," available nationwide on Friday, November 3rd, 2023. To commemorate this milestone, a grand album release show is set to take place at the iconic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN, on November 18th, 2023.

“Palisade Peach” is a vibrant collection of neo-classic originals and reimagined public domain blues, showcasing Mark’s raw, soulful voice and exceptional guitar skills. The album features collaborations with an array of celebrated musicians, including Melvin Seals, Stanley "the Baron" Behrens, Steve McCormick, and guitar legend Albert Lee.

Mark Joseph shares his excitement: "I’m thrilled to bring 'Palisade Peach' to life at the Fitzgerald Theater, surrounded by friends, fans, and some of the most talented musicians I know. This album, and the show, are a culmination of my journey through American music, and I can’t wait to share it with everyone.”

Album Highlights & Song Descriptions:

  1. Back-Water Blues (ft. Stanley Behrens): A soulful rendition of Bessie Smith’s depiction of the 1927 Nashville flood, featuring the harmonica brilliance of Stanley "The Baron" Behrens. Stream Here

  2. Whole World’s Got The Blues: A self-empowerment anthem reminding us to lift each other up in times of need.

  3. Come On In My Kitchen (ft. Love Me In The Dark): A heartfelt take on Robert Johnson's blues classic, produced and featuring LA duo Love Me In The Dark.

  4. I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom: A fresh and vibrant rendition of another Robert Johnson favorite.

  5. Palisade Peach: The album's title track is a jubilant journey with influences of Jerry Garcia and Motown R&B, featuring the legendary Jerry Jemmott.

  6. Deep Ellum Blues (ft. Melvin Seals): A funky and soulful interpretation of this century-old classic, with Melvin Seals bringing his gospel and soul organ skills to the forefront.

  7. Daisy Train (ft. Albert Lee): A nostalgic nod to the 1970 Festival Express tour, graced by the extraordinary guitar work of Albert Lee.

  8. Venice Grind: A playful homage to the unique spirit of Venice Beach, California.

  9. Sad Mississippi Blues: A raw and emotional blues track that connects deeply with the soul of America.


Album Release Show Details:

  • Date: Saturday, November 18th, 2023
  • Venue: Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, MN
  • Special Guests: Melvin Seals, Stanley "the Baron" Behrens, Steve McCormick, and more.


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About Mark Joseph: Mark Joseph is a powerhouse in the American music scene, with a career spanning over two decades. From promoting mega shows and managing tours, to delivering stellar performances night after night, Mark has done it all. His dedication to his craft and his fans is unparalleled, making every show a memorable experience. With "Palisade Peach," Mark Joseph continues to solidify his place in the hearts of music lovers across the nation