Country back-up and program pianist Earl Poole Ball was created in Mississippi and moved to Southern California in the 1960s, where he appeared on albums by Buck Owens as well as the Byrds (Sweetheart from the Rodeo). In the 1970s, he was employed by Johnny Money, whom he supported for twenty years, until Cash’s pension within the 1990s. In the mean time, he found time and energy to perform recording classes with other music artists including Jo-El Sonnier, George Jones, Marty Robbins, the Soaring Burrito Brothers, Dale Watson, Sleepy LaBeef, Wayne McMurtry, Merle Haggard, Rick Nelson, and Jason & the Scorchers. Ball produced a uncommon appearance as a primary designer when he protected “I Still Miss Somebody” for the 2002 record Dressed in Dark: A Tribute to Johnny Money. In 2003, Lucky Tomblin recruited Ball for the Lucky Tomblin Music group, and he made an appearance for the group’s self-titled debut record, in addition to Within a Honky-Tonk Disposition (2006) and Crimson Popular from Blue Rock and roll (2007). Alongside guitarist Redd Volkaert, also an associate from the Lucky Tomblin Music group, Ball shaped HeyBale, which documented The Last Nation Album (2008), which Ball had written such tracks as “Everything … About Drinkin'” and “Livin’ in an inexpensive Motel.” He also taken care of his membership within the Lucky Tomblin Band, nevertheless, and next made an appearance for the group’s 2010 record Honky Tonk Merry Move Round.