Deborah Coleman

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Coleman in 2009

Deborah Coleman (October 3, 1956 – April 12, 2018)[1] was an American blues musician and singer-songwriter. Coleman won the Orville Gibson Award for "Best Blues Guitarist, Female" in 2001,[2] and was nominated for a W.C. Handy Blues Music Award nine times.[3] She was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. She was known for her songs such as "Takin' a Stand", "Soft Place to Fall", and "Soul Be It".

Coleman died of complications from bronchopneumonia on April 12, 2018 at the age of 61.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 RIP Deborah Coleman, Making a Scene!, April 13, 2018
  2. "Gibson Guitar Awards: "And the Winner Is ..."". Nyrock.com. 2001-02-21. Archived from the original on 2013-04-06. Retrieved 2016-12-06.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-11-08. Retrieved 2007-12-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)