Chip Deffaa's chapter on Ruth Brown from his 1996 book, Blue Rhythms. Courtesy of Chip Deffaa 1996 University of Illinois. Will download a 58-page PDF file [4.3 megs]


Ruth Brown's Billboard Rhythm & Blues Chart Positions 1949-1960. [Courtesy of Joel Whitburn's Record Research, Inc. 2004]


1950's advertising copy from Billboard Magazine.


A Video Clip of "Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean" on youtube.com.


Steve Futterman's Rolling Stone article on the occasion of Ruth Brown's induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.