Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington
Aliases
The Queen
Sextet with Dinah Washington
Real name
Ruth Lee Jones
Born
August 29, 1924
Died
December 14, 1963
Country
United States
IPI
00032539200
Comments
Often referred to as the "Queen of the Blues", Washington was a legendary blues, R&B and jazz singer. Jones was married eight times before her death at age 39 caused by drug use.
Family
Eddie Chamblee Spouse (1957)
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Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
After Hours with Miss D Dinah Washington December 1954 EmArcy
After Hours with Miss "D" Dinah Washington 1955 EmArcy
Back to the Blues Dinah Washington February 1963 Roulette
Dinah Dinah Washington 1956 EmArcy
Dinah '62 Dinah Washington April 1962 Roulette
Dinah '63 Dinah Washington October 1963 Roulette
Dinah Discovered Dinah Washington April 1967 Mercury
Dinah Jams Dinah Washington January 1955 EmArcy
Dinah Sings Bessie Smith Dinah Washington with Eddie Chamblee & His Orchestra April 1958 EmArcy
Dinah Washington Dinah Washington 1964 Roulette
Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller Dinah Washington 1957 EmArcy
Drinking Again Dinah Washington September 1962 Roulette
For Lonely Lovers Dinah Washington 1961 Mercury
For Those in Love Dinah Washington June 1955 EmArcy
I Concentrate on You Dinah Washington 1960 Mercury
In Love Dinah Washington, Arranged & Conducted by Don Costa October 1962 Roulette
In the Land of Hi-Fi Dinah Washington, Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Hal Mooney 1956 EmArcy
In Tribute Dinah Washington March 1964 Roulette
I Wanna Be Loved Dinah Washington with The Quincy Jones Orchestra 1962 Mercury
September in the Rain Dinah Washington August 1961 Mercury
Tears and Laughter Dinah Washington with Orchestra Conducted by Quincy Jones January 1962 Mercury
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol.4 - 1954-1956 Dinah Washington 1988 Mercury
The Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury Vol. 5 (1956-1958) Dinah Washington 1989 Mercury
The Queen! Dinah Washington 1959 Mercury
The Swingin' Miss "D" Dinah Washington, Quincy Jones and His Orchestra August 1957 EmArcy
The Two of Us Dinah Washington & Brook Benton 1960 Mercury
Unforgettable Dinah Washington 1961 Mercury
What a Diff'rence a Day Makes! Dinah Washington November 1959 Mercury

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
Guest in the House Dinah Washington 1954 EmArcy

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Ain't Misbehavin' Dinah Washington and Rudy Martin's Trio 1948 Mercury
Am I Asking Too Much Dinah Washington 1948 Mercury
A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around and Fall in Love) Dinah Washington & Brook Benton May 1960 Mercury
A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side) Dinah Washington and Tab Smith's Orchestra December 1946 Mercury
Baby, Did You Hear Dinah Washington October 1951 Mercury
Baby Get Lost Dinah Washington July 1949 Mercury
Baby (You've Got What It Takes) Dinah Washington & Brook Benton January 1960 Mercury
Big Long Slidin' Thing Dinah Washington June 1954 Mercury
Cold Cold Heart Dinah Washington October 1951 Mercury
Dream Dinah Washington with Hal Mooney and His Orchestra 1954 Mercury
Embraceable You Dinah Washington with Gus Chappell's Orchestra 1946 Mercury
Fool That I Am Dinah Washington and Dave Young's Orchestra September 1947 Mercury
Funny Thing Dinah Washington November 1963 Roulette
Half as Much Dinah Washington - Jimmy Cobb's Orchestra September 1952 Mercury
Harbor Lights Dinah Washington with Orchestra Conducted by Jimmy Carroll 1950 Mercury
Homeward Bound Sextet with Dinah Washington March 1944 Keynote Recordings
Honky Tonky The Queen with Eddie Chamblee & His Orchestra November 1958 Mercury
How Deep Is the Ocean Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart's Orchestra 1950 Mercury
I Can't Get Started with You Dinah Washington with Gus Chappell's Orchestra February 1946 Mercury
If It's the Last Thing I Do Dinah Washington with Hal Mooney and His Orchestra 1955 Mercury
If You Don't Think I'm Leaving (Count the Days I'm Gone) Dinah Washington with the Ike Carpenter Orchestra June 1951 Mercury
I Know How to Do It Sextet with Dinah Washington March 1944 Keynote Recordings
I'll Drown In My Own Tears Dinah Washington September 1963 Roulette
I'll Never Be Free Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart's Orchestra August 1950 Mercury
I Love You, Yes I Do Dinah Washington and Teddy Brannon's Trio January 1948 Mercury
In the Dark Dinah Washington February 1963 Roulette
In the Rain Dinah Washington July 1948 Mercury
It Isn't Fair Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart's Orchestra March 1950 Mercury
It's Too Soon to Know Dinah Washington September 1948 Mercury
I Wanna Be Loved Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart's Orchestra May 1950 Mercury
I Want to Be Loved Dinah Washington and Chubby Jackson's Quartet 1947 Mercury
I Won't Cry Anymore Dinah Washington 1951 Mercury
I Won't Cry Anymore Dinah Washington with Orchestra Conducted by Jimmy Carroll February 1951 Mercury
Love Walked In Dinah Washington September 1960 Mercury
Mad About the Boy Dinah Washington May 1952 Mercury
My Heart Cries for You Dinah Washington 1951 Mercury
My Kind of Man Dinah Washington with Teddy Stewart's Orchestra 1950 Mercury
My Lean Baby Dinah Washington June 1953 Mercury
Out in the Cold Again The Ravens and Dinah Washington 1951 Mercury
Pennies from Heaven Dinah Washington 1954 EmArcy
Please Send Me Someone to Love Dinah Washington April 1951 Mercury
Resolution Blues Dinah Washington and Cootie Williams Orchestra April 1948 Mercury
Ring-A My Phone Dinah Washington June 8, 1958 Mercury
September in the Rain Dinah Washington September 1961 Mercury
Since I Fell for You Dinah Washington and Rudy Martin Trio October 1947 Mercury
Soft Winds Dinah Washington with Hal Mooney and His Orchestra July 3, 1956 Mercury
Soulville Dinah Washington April 1963 Roulette
Stormy Weather Dinah Washington October 1952 Mercury
Such a Night Dinah Washington March 1954 Mercury
Tell Me Why Dinah Washington January 1952 Mercury
That's All I Want From You Dinah Washington January 1955 Mercury
That Sunday (That Summer) Dinah Washington November 1963 Roulette
There's Got to Be a Change Dinah Washington November 1947 Mercury
This Bitter Earth Dinah Washington June 1960 Mercury
Time Out for Tears Dinah Washington with Jimmy Carroll's Orchestra November 1950 Mercury
Trouble in Mind Dinah Washington March 1952 Mercury
TV Is the Thing (This Year) Dinah Washington September 1953 Mercury
Unforgettable Dinah Washington September 1959 Mercury
West Side Baby Dinah Washington and The Rudy Martin Trio 1948 Mercury
What a Diff'rence a Day Makes Dinah Washington April 1959 Mercury
What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry Dinah Washington and Rudy Martin's Trio 1949 Mercury
Wishing Well Dinah Washington November 1954 Mercury
You Let My Love Grow Cold Dinah Washington March 1953 Mercury
You're A Sweetheart Dinah Washington, Arranged by Don Costa October 1962 Roulette
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You Dinah Washington April 1962 Roulette

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Cookin' in the Kitchen with Dinah Kathryn Hettel September 2016 (self-released)
Destination Moon Deborah Cox June 19, 2007 Decca
Regina Is ... The Songs of Dinah Washington Regina Marie Williams December 2004 (self-released)
This One's for Dinah China Moses & Raphael Lemonnier March 4, 2009 Blue Note
Unforgettable - A Tribute to Dinah Washington Aretha Franklin April 1964 Columbia