A Love So Strong: Title track debuted as #1 Contemporary Blues Song & 6 Songs on the Contemporary Blues Chart. Here’s what DJs say:

A Love So Strong is an album so strong, with plenty of authentic and in-depth blues, showcasing the incredible talent and depth of the Rose City Kings!

Dave Johnson

host of the nationally-syndicated Blues Deluxe radio program

This new one from Rose City Kings is their strongest by far…soaring vocals, great lyrics and an amazing guitarist in Dan Berkery who redirects the spotlight to shine on the entire band and when you’ve got the likes of Jimi Bott on drums, Steve Kerin on keys and David Lipkind on the harp, it’s a move that’s well received. Rose City Kings is for freakin’ real!

Steve Pringle

Host of The Sunday Night Blues Room, 101.9 KINK FM

New Album: A Love So Strong | Released: June 24, 2016

Rose City Kings’ newly released album, “A Love So Strong,” is an homage to music, love and life.  The album takes the listener on a tour of 11 originals and 1 Willie Dixon song flavored with traditional and contemporary Blues, propulsive Latin rhythms, and down-home swampy grooves. All tracks have received repeated airplay.

The track A Love So Strong reached #1 on the Top 50 Contemporary Blues Chart on the #1 independent music chart, Roots Music Report, with stations around world reporting in their playlists for the week ending August 7th. Six songs have placed on the Top 50 Contemporary Blues Chart as of the week ending August 20th.

A Love So Strong is an album rich with soul, energy and emotion. It’s a seamless mix of many flavors of essential American roots music, somehow woven into a contemporary and fresh experience. The bluesy grooves shake you to the bone, and the writing and performances hit you right in the heart. Rose City Kings just keep getting mightier.

Hershel Yatovitz

Lead Guitarist for Chris Isaak, Music Producer

One of my musical wishes has been fulfilled. The Rose City Kings are together again and their new CD  A Love So Strong is truly worth waiting for.  Dan Berkery is back and he’s back with a vengeance.  A Love So Strong features BMA winning drummer Jimi Bott as well as the band who can claim multiple Muddy Awards to their credits.  Welcome back fellas!

Biggdaddy Ray Hansen

Blues Therapy Radio Show

This is a polished recording that is well produced with elements of Soul, R&B & Gospel that is well balanced from start to finish. This will have broad appeal to Blues Fans who enjoy a tasty Blues Stew with some fine ingredients that we’ve come to expect from the Chefs at Rose City Kings to serve up! Get you a ladle full and share with your friends & neighbors!!

Jonathan "Oogie" Richards

Host of Mighty Mouth Blues Show, NWCZ Radio