Mercy Dee Walton

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    One Room Country ShackMercy Dee Walton
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    Have You Ever Been Out In The CountryMercy Dee Walton
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        Mose Allison certainly recognized the uncommon brilliance of pianist Mercy Dee Walton. The young, jazz-based Allison faithfully covered Walton's downtrodden "One Room Country Shack" in 1957, four years after Walton had waxed the original for Los Angeles-based Specialty Records (his original was a huge R&B smash). Walton was a Texas +¬migr+¬, like so many other postwar California R&B pioneers, who had played piano around Waco from the age of 13 before hitting the coast in 1938. O... Read more

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