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Episode 19 -- Marcia Ball -- Music In The Making

Aaron Beam Speaks Podcast

This episode is a focus on music days and people with singer, artist Marcia Ball who shares insight into her world of music. We get to talk of success and misses along the way of her career as her first album debuted in 1977 and she hit the road. One of her most proud moments was “Dreams Come True” with all-star vocalists Lou Ann Barton and Angela Strehli. We dig into how the music business has changed and shifted from touring and selling records to today with streaming. There are ethics involved in the music industry and we hit on the topic of intellectual property. Marcia shares her humbling experiences of her roots in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast traditions and being inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame in 2018. This spectacular musician has a remarkable career spanning over 50 years.Marcia turns a bit serious and raises questions of the pandemic and some of the feelings she experiences in the midst. There are several nonprofits you’ll find her associated with that help musicians and she shares the details.It is a delight that our guest offered to end this podcast with “Mobile” by Marcia Ball—enjoy! Tune in.


25 Jul 2020