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The Essentials: Ruth Brown

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A must have!!!

Ruth Brown has an amazing voice and every song either makes you want to dance or cry-Love her!

Ruth Brown = R&B!

This is it baby. Yeah!

What a voice

If you have not heard Ruth Brown you have been missing some good music. Her voice is so smooth and sultry. My favorite is #12.

Biography

Born: January 12, 1928 in Portsmouth, VA

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

They called Atlantic Records "the house that Ruth built" during the 1950s, and they weren't referring to the Sultan of Swat. Ruth Brown's regal hitmaking reign from 1949 to the close of the '50s helped tremendously to establish the New York label's predominance in the R&B field. Later, the business all but forgot her — she was forced to toil as domestic help for a time — but she returned to the...
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  • $5.99
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music, Blues, Chicago Blues
  • Released: Feb 25, 2003

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