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Presented by: Ameripolitan Show

Earl Poole Ball

Wednesday, March 18
8:35PM - 9:00PM

Saxon Pub
1320 S Lamar Blvd


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Earl Poole Ball
Playing The Rockabilly Bluze Since 1955

Over the course of more than 50 years, Earl Poole Ball has lived a musical career that defines journeyman, inhabiting Mississippi, California, Tennessee, and finally Austin. He's worked with Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons, Buck Owens, Wanda Jackson, Merle Haggard, Linda Ronstadt, Phil Ochs, and many more. A local since 1999, his résumé here includes the Cosmic Americans and Continental Club mainstays Heybale! Pianography offers a healthy glimpse of what Ball's been up to during that time, its 14 tracks divided into three sections. There's seven new recordings of songs he wrote mostly with Jo-El Sonnier, four from a 2010 live recording of a Johnny Cash tribute show at Emo's, and two older recordings, one from 1967 and another from 1977. Each portion demonstrates its own charm, the latest recordings showing Ball's ability to write inspired country songs like "Standing ...

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