The Globe And Mail – Playlist: Eight great Canadian releases from January

That January is the time for new beginnings is mostly an arbitrary notion. But don’t tell that to Jully Black, who this month put out a song from a Toronto staging of Tony Kushner’s Caroline, Or Change that will mark the Canadian R&B artist’s musical-theatre debut. 

I GOT FOUR KIDS, BY JULLY BLACK

With slow-simmering, bluesy drama, singer-actor Jully Black offers a steely show tune from Caroline, Or Change, a Louisiana-set musical she’ll soon star in at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre. Black plays a fed-up washer woman at the height of the civil-rights movement.

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