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Ruth Brown performing in 2005.

Full Name: Ruth Alston Weston
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: "Teardrops In My Eyes" (Hit Song in the fifties)
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Soul
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.ruthbrown.net/
Date Born: 30th January 1928
Location Born: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America
Date Died: 17th November 2006
Location Died: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart Failure
Memorial: A memorial concert for her was held on 22 January 2007 at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York.
Summary: Ruth Brown's father was a dockhand who directed the local church choir. Ruth showed more of an interest in singing at nightclubs. She was inspired by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington.
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