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Ruth Brown

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Ruth Brown: Fine and Mellow

Sleeve and programme notes by Kirk Silsbee, Fantasy Records, June 1991

FRANK OWENS, arranger/pianist and strawboss of the music on this album, was running down his chart to the band at Sage and Sound in Hollywood ...

Ruth Brown

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, March 1995

Rock 'n' roll treated her mean, but Ruth Brown is back with a vengeance. ...

Ruth Brown

Sleeve and programme notes by Pete Grendysa, Rhino album, 1996

GRANDEUR IS A term rarely used to describe a singer of popular music, but no other word can describe the physical presence and magical personal ...

Ruth Brown Keeps Deep R&B's Fire Blazing

Profile and Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 27 October 1997

MISS RHYTHM is on stage working the blues, and she's got the audience on a string. Sashaying up to the microphone in the ballroom of ...

Ruth Brown

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Ruth Weston, 30 January 1928, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA ...


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