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17/10/2009

Ruby Turner and her band play live and talk about her latest album, I'm Travelling On, featuring her favourite gospel songs.

Ruby Turner and her band perform an acoustic after midnight session this week.

Ruby's new album 'I'm Travelling On' is a set of interpretations of her favourite gospel songs, first recorded by such legends as Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Brother Joe May, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, The Swan Silvertones and Mahalia Jackson.

Ruby's career embraces decades of experience on all kinds of stages and screens. Born in Jamaica, she moved to the UK when she was nine, and her track record includes seven hit singles, three chart albums and a prestigious US R&B No.1, 'It's Gonna Be Alright.' She's starred in the theatre, on TV and appeared on the big screen in 'Love, Actually,' and guested on the track 'Happy Man,' from Seasick Steve's gold-certified album 'I Started Out With Nothin' and I Still Got Most Of It Left.'

Ruby's role as a regular featured vocalist in Jools Holland's widely-loved Rhythm & Blues Orchestra has confirmed her place as one of the UK's most recognisable singers.

3 hours

Last on

Sat 17 Oct 2009 23:00

Music Played

  • Ian Hunter

    Once Bitten Twice Shy

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • Queen

    Now I'm Here

    • Sheer Heart Attack.
    • EMI.
  • Jethro Tull

    Life is a Long Song

    • Very Best of Jethro Tull.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Porcupine Tree

    Trains

    • In Absentia.
    • LAVA.
  • Joe Tex

    I Want To Do Everything For You

    • Great.
    • DISKY.
  • Bob Dylan

    Lay Lady Lay

    • The Best Of Bob Dylan.
    • COLUMBIA.
  • Israel Gripka

    Let It Go

    • New York Town.
    • Cop Con.
  • Jeff Larson

    Heart Of The Valley

    • Heart Of The Valley.
    • Human Nature.
  • Rosanne Cash

    500 Miles

    • The List.
    • EMI.
  • The Low Anthem

    Cage The Songbird

  • Tinariwen

    Tahult In

    • Inidiwan: Companions.
    • INDEPENDIENTE.
  • Sean Taylor

    Hard Times Killing Floor

    • Calcutta Grove.
    • Sean Taylor Songs.
  • Magnolia Summer

    To Better Days

    • Lines From The Frame.
    • Undertow Records.
  • The Rolling Stones - Rock And A Hard Place

  • Alexis Korner

    I've Got My Brand On You

    • R&B From The Marquee.
    • Castle.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Stand By Me

    • The Original Souls Sister.
    • Proper.
  • Ruby Turner

    This Train

  • Ruby Turner

    I'm Travelling On

  • Etta James

    At Last

    • The Jazz Wedding Album: First Dances.
    • VERVE.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Redemption Song

    • Uprising.
    • TUFF GONG.
  • Ruby Turner

    O'h Mary Don't You Weep

  • Ruby Turner

    Take My Hand Precious Lord

    • I'm Travelling On.
    • TRT Productions.
  • The Pretty Things

    Don't Bring Me Down

    • N/A.
    • FONTANA.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Scar Tissue

    • Greatest Hits.
    • WB RECORDS.
  • Califone

    Better Angels

    • All My Friends Are Funeral Singers.
    • Dead Oceans.
  • The Duke & The King

    The Morning I Get to Hell

    • Nothing Gold Can Stay.
    • Loose Music.
  • Rickie Lee Jones

    Satellites

    • Flying Cowboys.
    • GEFFEN.
  • Maria Taylor

    Broad Daylight

    • Lady Luck.
    • NETTWERK.
  • Charlie Feathers

    One Hand Loose

    • Rockabilly Kings.
    • POLYDOR.
  • Joe Maphis

    Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud)

    • Rose Lee.
    • Theme Time Radio Hour Season 2.
  • Woody Guthrie

    Pretty Boy Floyd

    • Dust Bowl Ballads.
    • RCA VICTOR.
  • Dan Clews

    Day And Night

    • Dan Clews.
    • Dan Clews 2009.
  • The Avett Brothers

    I and Love and You

    • I an Love and You.
    • American.
  • The Beatles

    Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End

    • Abbey Road.
    • APPLE.
  • The Beatles

    Carry That Weight

    • Abbey Road.
    • APPLE.
  • The Beatles

    The End

    • Abbey Road.
    • APPLE.
  • Walter Trout

    Goin' Down

    • Unspoiled By Progress.
    • Provogue.

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