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Marcia Ball - 100% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1949, Orange, Texas, USA. Born into a musical family, Ball took piano lessons throughout her childhood until she was 14. Her formative years were spent in Vinton, Louisiana, and while at Louisiana State University she played in a blues-rock band, Gum. She also took particular interest in the styles of Fats Domino and Professor Longhair. Moving to Austin in the early Read more

Angela Strehli - 93% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 November 1945, Lubbock, Texas, USA. A linchpin in the Austin blues scene from its inception in the 70s, Strehli had met up with Lubbockites Joe Ely and Jimmie Dale Gilmore and learned harmonica and bass before becoming a singer. As the Texas representative of the YWCA, she visited Chicago in 1966 and spent her free time visiting blues clubs to see Muddy Waters, Howlin Read more

Lonnie Brooks - 87% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Lee Baker Junior, 18 December 1933, Dubuisson, Louisiana, USA. Brooks took up the electric guitar while living in Port Arthur, Texas, playing as Guitar Junior with Clifton Chenier and Lonesome Sundown. His first solo record was the local hit ‘Family Rules’, made for Eddie Shuler’s Goldband label in 1957. At this time, he also wrote and recorded ‘Pick Me U Read more

Debbie Davies - 81% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Los Angeles, California, USA. Davies had her first guitar at the age of 12 and when Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton, was released in 1965, she set out to memorize all of Clapton’s solos. Intrigued by the names of black blues artists mentioned in his interviews, she discovered the records of Freddie King, Otis Rush and Gatemouth Brown. Her first live gigs were in a club Read more

Shemekia Copeland - 78% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 April 1979, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. With her mind firmly set on college and a future in psychiatry, Copeland made her professional debut at the tender age of 16 when she opened shows for her father Johnny Copeland in 1995 as his health began to fail. As soon as she was propelled into performance at clubs such as Manny’s Car Wash in New York and New Brun Read more

Deborah Coleman - 77% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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3 October 1956, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. Blues guitarist Coleman eschewed early stardom, either by accident or fate. She raised a daughter and supported her family with jobs as a nurse and electrician well before recognition as a major blues artist. It is perhaps partly due to her down-to-earth quality that she has earned such a massive crossover following. The early inspi Read more

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials - 75% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
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Son Seals - 75% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Seals Jnr., 14 August 1942, Osceola, Arkansas, USA, d. 20 December 2004, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Son Seals was one of 13 children of Jim Seals, an entertainer and club owner in rural Arkansas. Son began his musical education on the drums and worked with many of the later famous musicians who travelled through the area. Having taught himself to play the guitar, he forme Read more

Janiva Magness - 71% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
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Bob Margolin - 64% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 May 1949, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. Margolin’s right of passage to the blues came through Chuck Berry, who sparked his interest in the guitar and introduced him to the music of the classic Muddy Waters band. After working in local blues groups, Margolin worked alongside Luther ‘Georgia Boy’ Johnson, who had been in Waters’ band during the 60s. In 1 Read more

Lou Ann Barton - 63% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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17 February 1954, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. In the early 70s, Barton sprang fully formed into the Texas barroom blues scene. She divided her time between singing with Robert Ealey And His Five Careless Lovers in her home town, performing with the Dallas band run by Marc Benno (ex-Asylum Choir), and picking up gigs around the Austin clubs, including an early prototype of the Fa Read more

William Clarke - 59% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1951, Inglewood, California, USA, d. 2 November 1996, Torrence, California, USA. Clarke began playing harmonica at the age of 16, inspired by the records of Junior Wells and Walter Horton. He turned professional two years later, and by the late 70s had become a well-respected harmonica player and singer on the Los Angeles blues scene. He associated with Smokey Wilso Read more

Kenny Neal - 57% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 October 1957, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The oldest son in Baton Rouge’s most famous musical family, six of whom are professional musicians, Neal was groomed throughout the 90s for blues stardom, but in a time of transition it remains an aim rather than an achievement.Neal accompanied his father to gigs from an early age, was given his first Read more

Joanna Connor - 52% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 August 1962, New York City, New York, USA. Connor was raised in Worcester, Massachusetts and began playing guitar while still a small child. Encouraged by her mother, a blues enthusiast, her guitar playing skills proved to be exceptional and in her teenage years she frequently sat in with visiting blues artists. By the mid-80s she had relocated to Chicago where she contin Read more

Tommy Castro - 50% match to Katie Webster

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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