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- 'I had to sing HER version of the song!' - Soul singer Ruby Turner on recording with her Mumhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02wc8p4.jpg2015-07-05T12:39:00ZRuby Turner joins Clare to play live and talk about her love of music, working with the legendary Jools Holland, the importance of her faith and her Jamaican roots.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/feb799ee-51fc-4ef9-a66d-59407461bf84?clipfocus=p02wc8q9Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 18 mins
'I had to sing HER version of the song!' - Soul singer Ruby Turner on recording with her Mum
- Jools Holland Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02d4dyy.jpg2014-11-30T14:00:00ZJools and his friends gave Terry a show stopping performance in the Radio 2 green roomhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/feb799ee-51fc-4ef9-a66d-59407461bf84?clipfocus=p02d4f44Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 15 mins
Jools Holland Live in Session
- Ruby Turner performs live for Madeley on Sundayhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0280xmm.jpg2014-10-05T17:49:00ZRuby Turner performs two songs in this live session for Richard Madeley, plus chats about her experiences of touring with Jools Holland's Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/feb799ee-51fc-4ef9-a66d-59407461bf84?clipfocus=p0280z2rSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 15 mins
Ruby Turner performs live for Madeley on Sunday
- Jools Holland and Ruby Turner play live for Simonhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02clnxd.jpg2012-12-10T17:00:00ZSimon is joined for some chat and some live music by Jools Holland and Ruby Turner when they play some lovely tracks "Christmas Song and "Rock Me", neither of them from Jool's latest album "Golden age of Song".http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/feb799ee-51fc-4ef9-a66d-59407461bf84?clipfocus=p012g8kkSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 17 mins
Jools Holland and Ruby Turner play live for Simon
- Jools Holland and Ruby Turner - You Are So Beautifulhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ch5qf.jpg2012-06-03T23:00:34ZJools Holland and Ruby Turner perform You Are So Beautiful at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert from Buckingham Palace.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/feb799ee-51fc-4ef9-a66d-59407461bf84?clipfocus=p00tgyr2Selected ClipSelected ClipVideo 1 min
Jools Holland and Ruby Turner - You Are So Beautiful
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Ruby Turner (born 22 June 1958) is a Jamaican R&B and soul singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, she moved at the age of nine with her family to Handsworth, Birmingham, England. She is best known for her albums and single releases on both sides of the Atlantic, and has sung backing vocals for others such as Bryan Ferry, UB40, Steel Pulse, Steve Winwood, Jools Holland and Mick Jagger, as well as writing songs that have been covered by many artists including Lulu, Yazz and Maxi Priest. She achieved the rare feat, for a British singer, of reaching no. 1 on the US R&B chart, with "It's Gonna Be Alright" in February 1990.
Between 1986 and 1995, eight of her singles appeared in the UK Singles Chart with "I'd Rather Go Blind" being the most successful reaching no. 24 in 1987. Turner performed at the Birmingham Heart Beat 86 concert, which featured George Harrison; and also sang on BBC Television's Jools Holland's Hootenanny, from 2007 to 2014 inclusive. She has also appeared as an actress on stage, film and television.