DIUNNA GREENLEAF

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Diunna Greenleaf (born October 6, 1957)is an American blues singer and songwriter.

At the 2014 Blues Music Awards, Greenleaf won the Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female), beating fellow nominees Teeny Tucker, Lavelle White, Trudy Lynn, and Zora Young.

Diunna Fay Greenleaf was born in Houston, Texas, United States. Her parents, Ben and Mary Ella Greenleaf (née Travis), were religiously devout and involved in gospel music. Her early musical influences included Sam Cooke, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Koko Taylor, and Aretha Franklin. Before her musical career, Greenleaf obtained a degree in Mass Communications at the Prairie View A&M University.

Greenleaf and her backing band, Blue Mercy, have performed on the international stage for a number of years. In 2005, they took part and triumphed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.

She was President of the Houston Blues Society for three years, becoming the first woman to undertake that role. Greenleaf initiated
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DIUNNA GREENLEAF Diunna Greenleaf And Blue Mercy Band : 0.00 | 0 ratings
Diunna Greenleaf And Blue Mercy Band : "Crazy" But Live In Houston
Blues 2004
DIUNNA GREENLEAF Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy : Cotton Field To Coffee House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy : Cotton Field To Coffee House
Blues 2006
DIUNNA GREENLEAF Diunna Greenleaf album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Diunna Greenleaf
Blues 2010
DIUNNA GREENLEAF Trying To Hold On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trying To Hold On
Blues 2011
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I Ain't Playing
Blues 2022

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