Ruth Brown Biography (1928-)



Original name, Ruth Alston Watson; born January 31, 1928, in Portsmouth, VA;daughter of Leonard (a dock worker) and Martha Jane Alston Weston; married Jimmy Earle Brown (a trumpeter and vocalist; marriage annulled); common law wife of Wilis Jackson (relationship ended, 1955); married Earl Swanson (a saxophone player), 1957 (divorced); married Bill Blunt (a police officer), 1963 (divorced); children: (with Drew "Bundini" Brown, a boxing trainer) Ronald DavidJackson; (with Swanson) Earl Swanson, Jr. Addresses: Office: c/o Bullseye Blues/Rounder, 1 Camp St., Cambridge, MA 01240-1103.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer
Birth Details
January 31, 1928
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

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