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Ruth Brown
Birth: Jan. 30, 1928
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 2006
Clark County
Nevada, USA

R&B Singer, Actress. She attained rhythm-and-blues stardom in the 1950s with hits such as "Lucky Lips", "Teardrops in My Eyes," "5-10-15 Hours" and "(Mama) and He Treats Your Daughter Mean". Her soulful voice later won her a grammy and produced dozens of hits for Atlantic Records, cementing the then-fledgling record label's reputation as an R&B powerhouse. In 1993 she was elected into the Rock and Roll hall of fame. As an actress she starred in low-budget films including the camp classic "Hairspray" (1988), and in 1989 won a Tony award for Best Actress in a musical for "Black and Blue" that was later made into a TV movie of the same title. (bio by: Noni) 
Family links: 
  Leonard Weston (1908 - 1953)
Roosevelt Memorial Park
Chesapeake City
Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: Noni
Record added: Nov 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16687832
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My husband and I listen to you often. Every time we feel good it makes us feel better. Love you
- M
 Added: Apr. 27, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Jan. 30, 2016
Happy Heavenly Birthday
- Stasia K
 Added: Jan. 30, 2016
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