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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Marlon Grisham on Blake

 
Marlon Grisham - Queen of the City (Blake 2-222), ca. 1966

Both the label and the artist have covered on this blog before. Blake Records was owned by John Cook. This record by Marlon Grisham is from around 1966 but I didn't even know it exists until recently, when I purchased it. Grisham is most famous for his 1959 Cover recording "Ain't That a Dilly" but also recorded a fair amount of other songs on Memphis labels. I have no info on his career after 1966 but I know he died around 2004. His last residence was in Corinth, Mississippi.

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2 comments:

tisha said...

Thanks for sharing about this dear. Can you share about some more country singers or may be a list of hot country singers. I am collecting greatest country hits and for that I need your help.

Ronny Thomas said...

Marlin's place of residence when he died was Ripley, MS. He died Mar 4, 2006, and is buried at Pine Grove, MS, very near where he was born.