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A full-throated blues-belter with a relentlessly rhythmic keyboard touch, Katie Webster kept true to her Texas/Louisiana roots until her untimely passing in 1999. After a lengthy absence from performing, she roared back onto the concert circuit in the '80s before cutting her stellar comeback Swamp Boogie Queen. Never the shy type, Webster comes on strong with a batch of sweat-drenched, tear-stained R&B-boogie tunes. She bares her heart for torchy readings of "Try a Little Tenderness" and "Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)," then vamps with a vengeance on "Whoo-Wee Sweet Daddy" and "Sea of Love." Lending support is an A-list of guest-stars, including Bonnie Raitt (her duet partner on "Sombody's On Your Case"), Robert Cray and the Fabulous Thunderbirds' Kim Wilson. Swamp Boogie Queen is the work of a rejuvenated artist who transforms the blues into pure musical joy.


Born: 11 January 1936 in Houston, TX

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '60s, '80s, '90s

A piano-pounding institution on the Southern Louisiana swamp blues scene during the late '50s and early '60s, Katie Webster later grabbed a long-deserved share of national recognition with a series of well-received Alligator albums. Poor Kathryn Thorne had to deal with deeply religious parents who did everything in their power to stop their daughter from playing R&B. But the rocking sounds of Fats Domino and Little Richard were simply too persuasive. Local guitarist Ashton Savoy took her under his...
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