Live Video: Chuck Prophet

Chuck Prophet and band with Kevin Cole photo by Brittney Bush Bollay

Chuck Prophet and band with Kevin Cole
photo by Brittney Bush Bollay

It took a trip to Mexico City for Chuck Prophet to get at the heart of the American Dream. That’s where he recorded his latest album, ┬íLet Freedom Ring!. Amid the Swine Flu panic and sequestered in a state of the art studio…. from the time of the Eisenhower administration… Chuck and his compatriots, Tom Ayres (guitar), Rusty Miller (bass), and Ernest “Boom” Carter (drums, natch), braved the pandemic panic and frequent electrical brown-outs to lay down a stellar album of “political songs for non political people.” Now, back on his home turf, Chuck brings
the Mission Express — Kevin White (bass), James DePrato (guitar), Todd Roper (drums) and Stephanie Finch (keyboards) — to the KEXP studio and performs three songs from the new album, plus a 2002 classic:

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