What can be said about a classic other than, don't ever try to remake one...well, I received tremendous global success with While My Guitar Gently Weeps so I thought I'd take a swing at this one and since producer Chris Hofbauer was also interested in my recording it for his soon to be released project of classic jams for the French market, I thought I would share this with the U.S. fans first. Eric Smith, the bassinist bass player in the land who too is from the Bay, took a moment away from music directing for Rhianna and put this down for us. Thanks again big homie.. If you heard Lust or NYCG from Rebel Soul Music, you've feel his bottom end.


you know the lyrics..even if I twist em a bit..


from LOVE IS THE HERO, released July 3, 2012
Written by Daryl Hall ( Hall & Oates)
Produced by Chris Hofbauer for Soul:ID/Urban Deeper Underground & Martin Luther McCoy
Mixed by Chris Hofbauer
Executive production: Eric “Soulfinger” Moral
Vocals: Martin Luther
Sitar: G Koop
Guitars: Mike Ciro
Rhodes & Wurlitzer: Selan Lerner
Engineered by Corey Tunnessen at Avatar Studios, NYC
Strings: "The Maze Ensemble" - Andra Durham, Paul Umbach & Rob Arthur
Engineered by Paul Umbach at Maze Studio, Nashville/TN
Bass: Eric Smith
Engineered by Corey Tunnessen at Grand Street Recording, Brooklyn/NY
Drum programming: Chris Hofbauer


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MARTIN LUTHER MCCOY (homepage) San Francisco, California

Martin Luther McCoy pka Martin Luther, was born and raised in San Francisco, Ca. His love for soul and rock and roll music was enlivened by his peers as the tsunamic wave of hip hop began to take form. He writes his own words and plays his guitar. Former member of the Roots touring ensemble and star of Julie Taymor's Across The Universe (Sony Pictures 2007) Martin fearlessly shares his new music. ... more

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