Koko Taylor and Shemekia Copeland to have Songs in Films

Queen of the Blues Koko Taylor and vocalist Shemekia Copeland will each have one a song featured in upcoming Hollywood films. Taylor's “I'm A Woman” will appear in the film “Grilled, ” starring Ray Romano. Copeland's “Turn The Heat Up” will be heard during “The Thing About My Folks” starring Peter Falk, Olympia Dukakis and Paul Reiser.

Taylor recently headlined the Chicago Blues Festival, performing in front of an adoring hometown audience of over 100, 000. Copeland will release her new cd, THE SOUL TRUTH, produced by legendary guitarist Steve Cropper, on August 16, 2005. That same day, Alligator will release FLASH FORWARD, the first studio album in 30 years from Chicago's beloved Siegel-Schwall Band.

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