About Gloria Edwards
Houston's Fifth Ward has produced some of the best blues in the world. Gloria Edwards lived in Houston's Fifth Ward hood with neighbors like the Crusaders, Joe Sample, Calvin Owens and Trudy Lynn. Growing up all around music, Gloria got her start singing gospel at New Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and listening to her mother sing the blues with Big Walter Price downstairs from her grandmother's house at the Red Rooster Club, it was fate that Miss Firecracker would be playing in bands with Clifton Chenier, Johnny Clyde Copeland, & Joe Hughes. Soon afterwards, she started recording under her own name for King Records and Crazy Cajun, where Huey Meaux produced her. Now, with more than forty years of singing she is currently recording and performing with Calvin Owens and with The New Jack Hippies.