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Linda Martell

Linda Martell has been played on NTS in shows including Geologist Presents: The O'Brien System, featured first on 25 May 2020. Songs played include Color Him Father and Color Him Father.

Linda Martell was one of the few African-American women to become a popular country music singer. She was born in Leesville, South Carolina and started out singing R&B in Columbia clubs. She got her start in country music in 1969 when she signed with Shelby Singleton's Plantation label. That summer she made the Top 25 with "Color Him Father," which helped her become the first black woman to appear on the Grand Ole Opry….

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Color Him Father
Linda Martell
Plantation Records1970
Color Him Father
Linda MartellPlantation Records1970
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Color Him Father
Linda Martell
Plantation Records1970
Color Him Father
Linda MartellPlantation Records1970
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