Cass County

Arzell "Z Z" Hill

Written and submitted by: Charles Steger

Arzell "Z Z" Hill

Blues singer who won Best Album of Year and Best Rhythm & Blues Artist of the Year for 1983. Album was "Down Home."

Born September 30, 1935 in Cass County, died April 27, 1984 in California. Son of Matthew Hill and Malisia Woods. Descended from Hill family that came to Cass County in 1850's and settled in Gethsemane Community west of Marietta. An album "Blues Business" was released in 1997 by Malaco Records. Buried next to his parents at Gethsemane Cemetery on FM 2888 West of Marietta.

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