Ruth Brown (album)

Ruth Brown (subtitled Rock & Roll) is a compilation album by vocalist Ruth Brown featuring tracks recorded between 1949 and 1956 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]

Ruth Brown
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Compilation album by
Released1957
RecordedMay 25, 1949, February 28 and September, 1950, February 13, July 2 and December 19, 1952, April 10 and December 16, 1953, May 7 and August 11, 1954, March 1 and July 7, 1955 and September 25, 1956
NYC
GenreRhythm and blues
LabelAtlantic
8004
Ruth Brown chronology
Ruth Brown
(1957)
Miss Rhythm
(1959)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Ruth Brown at her stinging, assertive, bawdy best, doing the sizzling, innuendo-laden R&B that helped make Atlantic the nation's prime independent during the early days of rock & roll".[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Lucky Lips" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 2:04
  2. "As Long As I'm Moving" (Charles E. Cahoun) – 2:41
  3. "Wild Wild Young Men" (A. Nugetre) – 2:30
  4. "Daddy Daddy" (Rudolph Toombs) – 2:53
  5. "Mambo Baby" (Rose Marie McCoy, Charles Singleton) – 2:41
  6. "Teardrops from My Eyes" (Toombs) – 2:54
  7. "Hello Little Boy" (Ruth Brown) – 2:38
  8. "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean" (Johnny Wallace, Herb Lance) – 2:51
  9. "5-10-15 Hours" (toombs) – 3:11
  10. "It's Love Baby" (Ted Jarrett) – 2:40
  11. "Sentimental Journey" (Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green) – 2:34
  12. "Old Man River" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:12
  13. "So Long" (Remus Harris, Russ Morgan, Irving Melsher) – 2:36
  14. "Oh What a Dream" (Chuck Willis) – 2:51

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edwards, D., Eyries, P. & Callahan, M. Atlantic Album Discography, Part 4: 8000 Series (1956–1968), accessed September 29, 2015
  2. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 8000 series accessed September 29, 2015
  3. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. Ruth Brown – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 29, 2015.