Ruby Turner Biography (Wikipedia)
Francella Ruby Turner MBE (born 22 June 1958) is a British Jamaican R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and actress.
In a music career spanning more than 30 years, Turner is best known for her albums and single releases in Europe and North America. She is also known for her work as a session backing vocalist, artists she has worked with include Bryan Ferry, UB40, Steel Pulse, Steve Winwood, Jools Holland, and Mick Jagger. She has written songs that have been covered by artists including Lulu, Yazz and Maxi Priest.
Turner achieved the rare feat, for a British singer, of reaching #1 on the US R&B chart, with "It's Gonna Be Alright" in February 1990. Between 1986-1995, eight of her singles appeared in the UK Singles Chart with "I'd Rather Go Blind" being the most successful, reaching #24 in 1987. Turner performed at the Birmingham Heart Beat 86 concert, which featured George Harrison; and also sang on BBC Television's Jools' Annual Hootenanny, from 2007-2018 inclusive. She has also appeared as an actress on stage, film and television.
- The Stax Prom in 3 minutes (2017)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05dy5m3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05dy5m3.jpg2017-09-02T00:01:00.000ZHighlights from the Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul Prom.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05dy4s1
The Stax Prom in 3 minutes (2017)
- Hymn - This Trainhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x9k69.pnghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x9k69.png2016-06-05T17:00:00.000ZThis Train by Ruby Turner and Town Hall Gospel Choir from Birmingham New Street Station.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03x9k6r
Hymn - This Train
- Ruby Turnerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03rjn1k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03rjn1k.jpg2016-06-03T10:59:00.000ZBBC Music Day ambassador Ruby Turnerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03x4zp6
- Ruby Turnerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03rjn1k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03rjn1k.jpg2016-06-03T09:37:00.000ZBBC Music Day ambassador Ruby Turnerhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03x4r9s
- Jools Holland Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02d4dyy.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02d4dyy.jpg2014-11-30T14:00:00.000ZJools and his friends gave Terry a show stopping performance in the Radio 2 green roomhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02d4f44
Jools Holland Live in Session
Ruby Turner Tracks