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Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra (ft. Ruth Brown): The Big Band Sound of Thad Jones/Mel Lewis (1968)

Track list:

A1 01. Yes Sir, That’s My Baby… 175 more words


Miss R&B: Ruth Brown

You cannot talk about Beyonce, Mariah Carey, or Tina Turner without mentioning Miss R&B herself, Ruth Brown.

Ruth Brown was the root and definition of the first rhythm and blues singer when signed to Atlantic Records. 195 more words


Ruth Brown - I don't know

Blanche Calloway, Cab Calloway’s sister, also a bandleader, arranged a gig for Brown at a Washington, D.C. nightclub called Crystal Caverns and soon became her manager. 395 more words

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Let’s Honor Music Great Ruth Brown, “Miss Rhythm”

Readers, after  January’s post, most of you know I have a love for the works of author Zora Neale Hurston (as well as other less widely read authors), and many of you who have followed my posts this last year may know of my affinity for Music.  1,363 more words

Education/Social/Political Issues

The Quayside Cat

Our BLG book this week was The Quayside Cat written by Toby Forward and illustrated by Ruth Brown.

Ever wondered what it is like to sail the high seas?   603 more words

Picture Books