Donna Marie Alba is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, singing many styles of music and writing love, ocean, and spiritual songs. Growing up in North America on the ocean was the greatest inspiration for singing and songwriting starting in childhood. Born Donna Marie Albano in Boston Massachusetts, her second last name, Harrington was added with her mother’s second marriage at age six. Italian on her father's side, Irish, French Canadian, and Algonquin Indian on her mother's side. Both sides of her family came from a long line of singers, writers, stringed instrument players, artists, and overall major music lovers.