You are here

Ruth Brown

Born: 
01/12/1928
City: 
Region: 
Country: 
Died: 
11/17/2006
Cause of Death: 
Years Active: 
1949-1993
Instruments: 

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".

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Rhythm & Blues of 1956 04/05/1956 Baltimore Coliseum Baltimore Maryland USA
Rhythm & Blues of 1956 04/11/1956 Syria Mosque Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Rhythm & Blues of 1956 04/14/1956 Tomlinson Hall Indianapolis Indiana USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/25/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/26/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/27/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/28/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/29/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/30/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Ruth Brown / The Cadillacs 05/31/1956 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/24/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/25/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/26/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/27/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/28/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/29/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
R&B Show 06/30/1960 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/06/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/07/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/08/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/09/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/10/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/11/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Bill Doggett / The Drifters / Ruth Brown / Gary U.S. Bonds 01/12/1961 Howard Theatre Washington District of Columbia USA