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Rigorous touring is yet another thing for which Jones and the Dap-Kings have become famous, along with volcanic performances and that indelible old-school sensibility. But don't call Jones a nostalgia act.
"Maybe it's coming back for others, but I've lived through Motown and segregation and Stax and Otis [Redding] dying," she asserts. "I've lived this part of history, and now I'm singing it. And I'm not pretending anything. I'm not pretending to be anything but Sharon Jones."
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