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Glenda Slawter-Briscoe / Bio

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GLENDA BRISCOE (AKA MAMA G) IS ALSO A NATIVE WEST VIRIGINIAN WHO GREW UP IN THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE. PERFORMING ON STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE AGE OF THREE, PARTICIPATING IN ALL COUNTY AND ALL STATE CHOURUS AS WELL AS MUSICAL THEATER, BY THE AGE OF 15 SHE HAD BECOME THE YOUTH CHOIR DIRECTOR FOR PROVIDENCE BABTIST CHURCH. DURING THIS TIME SHE AND HER SISTER HAD FORMED A GOSPEL DUO CALLED THE SLAWTER SISTERS WHO PREFORMED AT VARIOUS CHURCHES, BENEFITS AND REVIVALS IN THE STATE. AFTER APPEARING AT SEVERAL VENUES IN NASHVILLE TENNESSE, SHE RECORDED A CD IN NASHVILLE. UPON RETURNING HOME SHE BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MANY OF THE LOCAL BANDS AT THE TIME PREFORMING WITH THE SOUTHERN MIX BAND, THE DIRT ROAD BAND, SOUTHERN SOUND BAND, THE POURHOUSE CREW, THE FREEBEER BAND, AND THE ROUTE SIXTY ROCKERS AS WELL AS TWO TIME NATION FLATPICKING CHAMPION ROBERT SHAFER. SHE HAS RECORDED AND PERFORMED A LARGE VARIETY OF GREAT LOCAL MUSICIANS.
HER VOCAL INFLUENCES ARE VARIED AND MANY, RANGING FROM CLASSIC GREATS SUCH AS JANIS JOPLIN, BILLIE HOLIDAY, PATSY CLINE, TO STEVE PERRY, THE BEATLES, ELVIS PRESLEY, NAT COLE, AND FRANK SINATRA.

General Info

Band Members
glendaslawterbriscoe
Artist Name
Glenda Slawter-Briscoe
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/glendaslawterbriscoe
Genres
Country / Blues / Classic Rock

Contact Info

Location
Charleston, WV

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