Ruth Brown

Born: 
01/30/1928
City: 
Portsmouth
Region: 
Virginia
Country: 
USA
Died: 
11/17/2006
Cause of Death: 
Heart Attack
Years Active: 
1949-1993
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Piano, Vocals
Played With: 
Recorded With: 

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Ruth Brown was an American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, composer and actress. She was known as "The Queen of R&B" and noted for bringing a pop music style to R&B music in a series of hit songs for Atlantic Records in the 1950s, such as "So Long", "Teardrops from My Eyes" and "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean". For these contributions, Atlantic became known as "The house that Ruth built".

Discography

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Ruth Brown 07/14/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/15/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/16/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/17/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/18/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/19/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 07/20/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/04/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/05/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/06/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/07/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/08/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/09/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown 08/10/1950 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/02/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/03/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/04/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/05/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/06/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/07/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Parker & Strings 03/08/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown / The Clovers / Wynonie Harris 05/21/1953 Unknown Venue - Detroit Detroit Michigan USA
Ruth Brown / The Clovers / Wynonie Harris 05/22/1953 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Biggest Rhythm & Blues Show 07/21/1953 Olympia Stadium Detroit Michigan USA
Biggest Rhythm & Blues Show 07/22/1953 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA

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