The legendary Shirley Caesar tells Erica Campbell & GRIFF about how she found out that a remix of her “beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes” recording went viral on social media as the #UNameItChallenge. She talks about how happy she is that, as a result of its sweep of social media, young people will be introduced to her and her work.
The recording, Shirley says, is actually few years old. She recalls its original recording and explains what it means, and why she prefers it, although she likes the new remix. Shirley also explains what she would like young people who are just getting acquainted with her to know. Plus, she even gives us a taste of the song in its original form live on the air! Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview from “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell“