Previous Vocal Group Record of the Week
(Week of 5/30/98 - 6/5/98)


"Oh What A Dream"
by Ruth Brown And Her Rhythmakers
on Atlantic 1036
released in 1954

Above: Clipping from 8/21/54 issue of Billboard Magazine.

Click HERE for an article about Ruth Brown by Marv Goldberg.
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Above: Ruth Brown recorded for Atlantic Records from 1949 to 1960. These were mostly non-group recordings, although she did release one record with The James Quintet, two with The Delta Rhythm Boys and five with "Her Rhythmakers."


Above: Another great composition by Chuck Willis! Listen to the lyrics - simple, but so effective! (His "Close Your Eyes"/Five Keys & "The Door Is Still Open"/Cardinals fall in this same category).

"Her Rhythmakers" on this record were actually The Drifters, who provided this function on a total of four of Ruth's released sides.

Click on title below to listen in RealAudio.
"Oh What A Dream" - Ruth Brown/Rhythmakers - Atlantic 1036 - 1954 streaming
"Oh What A Dream" - Ruth Brown/Rhythmakers - Atlantic 1036 - 1954 downloading
(file size=444KB)

Click on title below to listen to Ruth Brown's first record (no group).

"So Long" - Ruth Brown - Atlantic 879 - 1949 streaming
"So Long" - Ruth Brown - Atlantic 879 - 1949 downloading
(file size=411KB)



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