Ron Pope, our favorite braid-wearing wonder and Nashville-based purveyor of explosive Americana…explosicana (see what we did there?), has put his own unique spin on and unleashed an in-studio performance of Aretha Franklin’s “Baby, I Love You,” in celebration of her 75th birthday. While you’re at it, get pumped for Pope’s new album Work (his seventh studio album!), due out August 18th via his own Brooklyn Basement Records.
Feast your eyes on this and infuse the groove into your weekend: