MARLENA SHAW

Blues • United States
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Vocalist Marlena Shaw is a true original with a sound that is soulful, swinging and versatile. Whether she’s delivering a down-home blues or a passionate ballad that’s smooth as silk, Shaw’s voice translates each song into a very personal statement.

Born in Valhalla, NY, Shaw's first musical influences were her uncle and grandmother, who loved to sing and play gospel music on the family’s "hi-fi" record player. As a girl, Marlena was also involved with numerous gospel singing groups. Her first experience singing before a large audience was with her uncle, who played trumpet and exposed her to the music of jazz greats like Dizzy Gillespie. At only 10 years old, Shaw performed with her uncle at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, and they were asked to return for the next week’s show. As Shaw recalls, her uncle got booked elsewhere on the same night, and young Marlena had
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MARLENA SHAW Out of Different Bags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out of Different Bags
Blues 1967
MARLENA SHAW The Spice of Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Spice of Life
Blues 1969
MARLENA SHAW Who Is This Bitch, Anyway? album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?
Blues 1975
MARLENA SHAW Sweet Beginnings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet Beginnings
Blues 1977
MARLENA SHAW Dangerous album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dangerous
Blues 1996
MARLENA SHAW Elemental Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Elemental Soul
Blues 1997

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Live at Montreux
Blues 1974
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Live in Tokyo
Blues 2002

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Anthology
Blues 2000
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Go Away Little Boy – The Columbia Anthology
RnB 2018

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