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Marcia Ball

Born: Mar 20, 1949 in Orange, TX
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Genre: Blues
Biography: Pianist and singer/songwriter Marcia Ball is a living example of how East Texas blues meets southwest Louisiana swamp rock. Ball was born March 20, 1949, in Orange, Texas, but grew up across the border in Vinton, Louisiana. That town is squarely in the heart of "the Texas triangle," an area that includes ...Read full biography
Gatorhythms
Released: 1989
Label: Rounder Records
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Marcia Ball explored R&B and honky tonk country on this album, keeping her blues chops in order while expanding her repertoire. She included a pair of tunes by country vocalist Lee Roy Parnell, "What's ...Read full review
Hot Tomale Baby
Released: 1985
Label: Rounder Records
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Marcia Ball solidifed the favorable impression made with her debut Rounder effort with this rousing second outing. She dedicated it to the late King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, and was backed by a fine ...Read full review
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