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Lisa LaRue

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Born: December 27, 1962    Primary Instrument: Keyboard

Lisa LaRue grew up in Topeka, Kansas, but now resides in her native Oklahoma. She is a tribal member of the federally-recognized United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, where she also serves as Tribal Historic Preservation Officer. She began playing keyboards as a small child, her grandmother noticing she was playing “These Boots are Made for Walkin'” on her Magnus Chord organ. Sought out by shopping malls and department malls as a young girl, she started writing her own songs and designing her own 'album covers.' This led and inspired her for her future career. A composer and keyboardist, LaRue became the first female artist signed to the Sound of American Records label (SOAR0 Natural Visions sublabel...
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Beloved Tribal Women
Lisa LaRue
Sound of America Records / Natural Visions
1995


Children's Songs in the Cherokee Language
Lisa LaRue
Cherokee Nation
2002
Nominated for Native American Music Award

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