|Blues on Broadway|
|Studio album by Ruth Brown|
|Recorded||June 12–13, 1989, at RCA Studio C, New York|
|Ruth Brown chronology|
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Ruth Alston Brown 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". For these contributions, Atlantic became known as "the house that Ruth built".
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