Born:August 29, 1924
Died:December 14, 1963
Dinah Washington, born Ruth Lee Jones , was an American--Pianist, Blues, R, Gospel, Pop and Jazz singer. She has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s", and called "The Queen of the Blues". She is a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. Ruth Jones was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and moved to Chicago as a child. Dinah became...