Ruth Brown - Quotes

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A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.

A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.

We are trying to prove that the blues lives on forever and anybody in this place can sing the blues. ---->>>

Unfortunately, the young generation, who I believe have their own place in the sun like I had mine; but I wish it was possible there were other ways to have them understand this music was here before they came, and the reason that it was here. ---->>>

I was trying to do Billie Holiday, because she was the voice to be heard at that time. ---->>>

There was a time we decided that it was songs that were done especially from my background because of the things we were dealing with, but nowadays, anybody who has a need, and can find the need, they can sing the blues. ---->>>

There are stories that people don't want to talk about that brought this music through. ---->>>

When I saw all of the people I have known all these years, when we got together, it was scary because B.B King and I lived in the same place in Nevada. ---->>>

But of course it's different now, the blues is no longer blues, it's green now. ---->>>

I thought the best thing you were supposed to do was find somebody and try to sound like them. ---->>>

When I got through, Duke Ellington stood up and started the applause. ---->>>

I sang on Church Street, every place that had a stage. ---->>>

If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-30, 1928
Die: 2006-11-17
Occupation: Musician

Ruth Alston Brown (née Weston, January 12, 1928 – November 17, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter and actress, sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B". She was 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" (wikipedia)