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January 07, 2011

The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster [1.7.2011]

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Today is the final episode in our weeklong series, “Time for a Change." Ruthie Foster is an up-and-coming blues singer. She is on a roll with a Grammy nomination and national recognition. Ruthie was in the Navy when she decided she needed to make a change - a big one. Guest host David Brown brings us Ruthie’s story.

Music in this story:

  • Several selections from Ruthie's latest album: The Truth According to Ruthie Foster, including Stone Love, Dues Paid in Full, and Truth.
  • Other songs from Ruthie Foster include Rainbows on the album Crossover and Home on the album Runaway Soul.
  • Other music: There is a Fountain Filled with Blood performed by Aretha Franklin and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot performed by The Golden Gate Quartet
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