Gov’t Mule, the blues-rock veterans’ first release for Blue Note Records. Shout! is a double-album — one set collecting 11 new tracks, and the other featuring an all-star line-up of artists interpreting those songs.The likes of Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Ben Harper, Toots Hibbert, Glenn Hughes, Jim James, Myles Kennedy, Dave Matthews, Grace Potter, Vintage Trouble’s Ty Taylor and Steve Winwood guest on the second disc of “Shout!”
The second-side of the project came about on a whim, and a prayer. Haynes drew-up a wishlist and put to his band the idea of pursuing singers to see if they connected with the material. The group agreed, and it was set in motion. Haynes entered a New York studio with several of the vocalists and others contributed their parts from elsewhere.