Blue House - Marcia Ball
Track Listing
  1. Red Beans
  2. The Facts of Life
  3. Down the Road
  4. Blue House
  5. Big Shot
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  1. Red Beans
  2. The Facts of Life
  3. Down the Road
  4. Blue House
  5. Big Shot
  6. St. Gabriel
  7. That's What I Get
  8. Fingernails
  9. Why Do I
  10. If This Is Love
  11. Sparkle Paradise
  12. One of a Kind
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Though purists may quibble about her interpretations of classic material, just about everyone acknowledges that Marcia Ball is one fine songwriter. Blue House contains eight gems of swamp boogie fusion delivered in Ball's supple, slinky voice. Listen to "The Facts of Life," a slow, sensual, worldly piece of Louisiana soul with an irresistible melody. It takes some living to write this kind of song, and considerable skill to give it this memorable delivery. Consider "St. Gabriel," a song that sounds so much like a lost blues ...

Blue House 1994, Rounder

UPC: 011661313125

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