Offered for sale is a high-quality Japanese reissue of the 1957 debut LP by Ruth Brown, the self-titled Ruth Brown.
About this copy: This copy of Ruth Brown is a Japanese reissue of an album originally released in 1957. This LP was released in 1980 or so.
The cover, disc, insert, and obi are all M- and the album appears to have had little play.
A nice copy of a terrific R&B album.
Background: Ruth Brown, issued in 1957, was actually a collection of songs recorded between 1949 and 1956.
Allmusic.com gave Ruth Brown a 3 star review:
Ruth Brown at her stinging, assertive, bawdy best, doing the sizzling, innuendo-laden R&B that helped make Atlantic the nation’s prime independent during the early days of rock & roll.
You can listen to “Lucky Lips” here: