Dinah Washington: (born Ruth Lee Jones 1924 –1963) An American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s". Primarily a jazz vocalist, she performed and recorded in a wide variety of styles including blues, R&B, and traditional pop music, and gave herself the title of "Queen of the Blues". She was a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame,and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
1952: Blazing Ballads
1954: Dinah Jams
1954: After Hours with Miss "D"
1956: In the Land of Hi-Fi
1956: The Swingin' Miss "D"
1957: Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller
1958: Dinah Sings Bessie Smith
1958: Newport '58
1959: What a Diff'rence a Day Makes!
1959: The Two of Us (met Brook Benton)
1963: Back to the Blues
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( 1959 ) - 2015 EU reissue on 180g LP-One of the more notorious albums in the history of vocal music, What a Diff'rence a Day Makes! is the lush session that bumped up Dinah Washington from the "Queen of the Blues" to a middle-of-the-road vocal wondress -
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( 1954 ) - 2010 EU reissue on 180g LP-This 1954 jam session recorded in front of a live audience with an all-star band fronted by trumpeter Clifford Brown. The singer was at the apex of her fame, having scored numerous top 10 hits on the R&B charts. Incl
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2017 EU issue on 180g 2LP - collection contains 35 of her most cherished jazz, blues and r&b hits. among others: "Unforgettable," "Teach Me Tonight" and "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" –