Brown, Ruth 1928-2006
Most widely held works about Ruth Brown
Most widely held works by Ruth Brown
Hairspray ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue.
Straighten up and fly right rhythm and blues from the close of the swing era to the dawn of rock'n'roll ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Miss Rhythm : the autobiography of Ruth Brown, rhythm and blues legend by Ruth Brown ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
The ladies sing the blues ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950's. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances.
Lightning in a bottle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
One hundred years ago, the blues was discovered as a musical form. To celebrate, more than 50 musicians gathered in New York City for a benefit concert.
Tonin by Manhattan Transfer (Musical group) ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
American musicians by Lee Friedlander ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Lee Friendlander photographed musicians because he was an avid music fan. This book virtually is a who's-who of American music--jazz, R&B, country, gospel, and rock greats of the '50s, '60s, and early '70s are all here. 243 color photos 276 duotones.
Hairspray ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Tracy Turnblad has the biggest bouffant and all the right dance moves to win the coveted Miss Auto Show crown, but at the expense of snooty reigning princess Amber Von Tussle. Amber gets Tracy sent to jail. Will Tracy get a last minute reprieve or will the conniving Amber walk away with the teen queen crown?
Blues on Broadway by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The best of Ruth Brown by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Hairspray ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A film which captures the essence of the early 1960's through music, dance, and bouffant hairdos.
Jump blues classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Black and blue original Broadway cast ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A good day for the blues by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Miss Rhythm (greatest hits and more) by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Ruth Brown served as a major transitional figure between R&B and rock and roll with her long list of sizzling and emotional hits. This two disc set serves as the definitive anthology to the career of the artist known as Miss. Rhythm.
R+B=Ruth Brown by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Blues masters. Volume 14, More jump blues the essential blues collection ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The songs of my life by Ruth Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Sirens of song classic torch singers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
African Americans Biography Blues (Music) Blues (Music) Blues musicians Blues-rock music Boone, Pat Brown, Ruth,--1928-2006 Charles, Ray,--1930-2004 Comedy films Comedy films Compact discs Concert films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dance Documentary films Drama DVD-Video discs Feature films Feature films Filmed performances Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Gospel music Jazz Jazz vocals Lewis, Jerry Lee Maryland Music Music Musical films Musicals Musicians Music--Performance Nonfiction films Popular music Popular music Portraits Presley, Elvis,--1935-1977 Revues Revues Rhythm and blues music Rhythm and blues music Rhythm and blues musicians Rock music Soul music Teenagers United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women singers
Weston, Ruth, 1928-2006
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