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Ruth Brown’s Hit song “I Wanna Do More” a Classic in Rhythm and Blues

When Ruth Brown’s “I Wanna Do More” kicks off you might think this is a collaboration with Little Walter.  His Hit “My Babe” contains the same groove and tune, but Ruth added a whole lot of sax and rhythm to the song. Also, Her Vocals and lyrics are unique in her own style; rhythmic, soulful and happy. 

Ruth Brown – 5, 10, 15 Hours

Ruth Brown’s other Hits

While we’re speaking of Ruth Brown’s music you should also listen to “5, 10, 15 Hours” a hit song she recorded in 1952, which contains some fine grooving piano parts. Also in this song, you find some pretty sax in addition to her vocals. She was excellent in bringing a mix of Blues, Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Soul into her own style.

RUTH BROWN – Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean

“Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean”

The live version of “Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean” also originally recorded in 1952 is amazing. This woman could really sing and especially live you’ll see how much power and soul Brown had in her voice.

Ruth Brown Hall of Fame

She was inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 (Performer). She died of complications from a stroke and heart attack at a Las Vegas-area hospital.

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