Arzell "Z.Z." Hill

Vocals

Date of Birth: September 30, 1935    Naples, TX

Date of Death:  April 27, 1984    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Gethsemane Cemetery

                          FM 2888 (just past CR 2742)

                          Naples, TX 75568

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

The Soul Stirring Z.Z. Hill, Kent Records (KLP 5018)

A Whole Lot of Soul, Kent Records (KST 528)

The Brand New Z.Z. Hill, Mankind (Mankind 201)

Z.Z., United Artists (UA-LA212-G)

Let's Make A Deal, Columbia (JC 35030)

The Mark of Z.Z., Columbia (JC 36125)

Z.Z. Hill, Malaco Records (MCD 7402)

Down Home, Malaco Records (MALD-7406)

The Rhythm & The Blues, Malaco Records (MCD-7411)

I'm A Blues Man, Malaco Records (MCD-7415)

Final Appearance, Kent Records (KLP 2026)

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