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Sunday, 6 March 2016

Some Sunday Soul

I picked up Ruby Turner's 1986 debut album Women Hold Up Half The Sky on Jive Records  in Oxfam in Troon the other week
Pleasant enough stuff primarily covers.
For your listening pleasure today her takes on a couple of classics from The Staples Singers and Alice Cooper.
Born in Jamaica she moved to Birmingham at the age of nine.
Big in Britain and New Zealand she had a number 1 in the US R&B Charts in 1988 with It's Gonna Be Alright.
She now appears regularly with Jools Holland's Big Band
I expect that I gave a similar blurb the last time I posted some of her stuff when I got her Best Of but I'm afraid I know no more.

More Soul next Sunday

Ruby Turner - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)

Ruby Turner - Only Women Bleed


  1. I am sure you will not be surprised to learn that I think that The Staple Singers' version is better.