Blues on Broadway

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Blues on Broadway
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Studio album by Ruth Brown
Released 1989
Recorded June 12–13, 1989, at RCA Studio C, New York
Length 58:12
Label Fantasy
Producer Ralph Jungheim
Ruth Brown chronology
You Don't Know Me
(1978)
Blues on Broadway
(1989)
Fine and Mellow
(1991)

Blues on Broadway is an album by Ruth Brown, released in 1989 through Fantasy Records.[1] The album earned Brown a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out" - 5:39
  2. "Good Morning Heartache" - 5:59
  3. "If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sittin' on It" - 5:26
  4. "Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do" - 9:25
  5. "St. Louis Blues" - 9:35
  6. "Am I Blue" - 5:58
  7. "I'm Just a Lucky So and So" - 5:54
  8. "I Don't Break Dance" - 5:23 (bonus track on CD)
  9. "Come Sunday" - 5:25 (bonus track on CD)

Personnel[edit]

  • Ruth Brown - vocals
  • Spanky Davis - trumpet
  • Hank Crawford - alto saxophone (except on 2,5,7,8)
  • Red Holloway - tenor saxophone
  • Britt Woodman - trombone
  • Bobby Forrester - leader, piano, Hammond B-3 organ
  • Rodney Jones - guitar, banjo
  • Al McKibbon - acoustic bass
  • Grady Tate - drums
  • George Horn - mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blues on Broadway". Allmusic. Retrieved July 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Blues on Broadway: Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved July 26, 2011.