Country-soul duet raises voices for racial harmony

By Updated: June 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT Subscribers Only
<strong>Lance McDaniel (left) and Chris J have a laugh while rehearsing the song “Skin”&nbsp; on Wednesday, June 10. The song, written by McDaniel, was composed before the protests following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.</strong> (Greg Campbell/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Lance McDaniel (left) and Chris J have a laugh while rehearsing the song “Skin”  on Wednesday, June 10. The song, written by McDaniel, was composed before the protests following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (Greg Campbell/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Local country singer Lance McDaniel invited Bar-Kays lead vocalist Chris Johnson to sing with him on “Skin,” a timely ode addressing racial dysfunction in America.

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