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Brown, Ruth & Sandra Phillips, Miss Rhythm & Miss Blues
Ruth Brown is known all over the world for her many hits spanning five decades, commencing with "Teardrops From My Eyes" to "Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On". The world has lost her but this cd pays homage to this gifted singer by taking on the guise of a musical synopsis, that shows all of her singing styles. Sandra (Reeves) Phillips is currently on Broadway as she has been for over thirty years Belting out gospel and blues and receiving Tony nominations for her brillant acting and portrayals of great ladies. Her one woman show, "A Tribute To The Late Great Ladies Of Blues And Jazz", has won her overwhelming accolades throughout the world. Her audiences marvel as she exchanges lives with Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday,Dinah Washington,Mahalia Jackson,Ma Rainey,Bessie Smith and Ethel Waters. Clint Eastwood cast her as a major player in Round Midnight,and she had a co-starring role in Lean On Me. In her words,"Swamp Dogg captured some of the greatest vocals and interpretaions that I've ever done". Two of the greatest ladies of song and r'n'b soul, have been totally captured here at their very best.