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Dinah Washington

voc, 1924-1963 US, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Singer / Musician of Jazz and Blues
A.k.a. Ruth Lee Jones The Queen

American blues, R&B and jazz singer, born 29 August 1924 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA and died 14 December 1963 from a lethal dose of secobarbital and amobarbital in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was married eight times inter alia to Eddie Chamblee from 1957 to 1959. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 (Early Influence) and Blues Hall of Fame in 2003.

  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Soul
Popular Tracks   
What A Diff'rence A Day Made - Single Version/Original Title on What A Diff'rence A Day Makes! by Dinah Washington
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - 2002 Remastered Version on Dinah '62 by Dinah Washington
Mad About The Boy on The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.2 by Dinah Washington
Cry Me A River on What A Diff'rence A Day Makes! by Dinah Washington
September In The Rain on The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.6 by Dinah Washington
So In Love on The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.7 1961 by Dinah Washington
Mad About the Boy on Golden Voices - Dinah Washington by Dinah Washington
A Handful Of Stars - 2002 Remastered Version on Dinah '62 by Dinah Washington
Teach Me Tonight on The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.4 1954-1956 by Dinah Washington
This Bitter Earth on Compact Jazz by Dinah Washington

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Title Artist Year Type
Best Of 1956-1962Dinah Washington2016Compil.
Dinah Washington With Clifford BrownDinah Washington2015Album
Dinah Washington Complete Recordings With Don CostaDinah Washington2015Compil.
Dinah Washington 3-4Dinah Washington2014Album
The Absolutely Essential 3 CD CollectionDinah Washington2014Compil.
Dinah Washington 1-2Dinah Washington2014Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2014Compil.
Les Prima Donna Du JazzBillie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, Anita O'Day, Peggy Lee, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Julie London, Nina Simone2012Compil.
The Essential Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2012Compil.
Eight Classic AlbumsDinah Washington2011Compil.
The Two Of Us + What A Difference A Day MakesDinah Washington With Brook Benton2011Compil.
100 Hits LegendsDinah Washington2011Compil.
In Chronology - 1955Dinah Washington2011Album
The Best OfDinah Washington2011Compil.
In Chronology - 1954Dinah Washington2011Album
The Essential Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2010Compil.
The Fabulous Miss D! - The Keynote, Decca & Mercury SinglesDinah Washington2010Compil.
In Chronology - 1951-1953Dinah Washington2010Album
Mellow MamaDinah Washington2009Compil.
I Was Born Ruth Lee Jones, But I'm Singing As DinahDinah Washington2008Compil.
La Reine - The Queen 1943 - 1957Dinah Washington2008Compil.
The Complete Roulette Dinah Washington SessionsDinah Washington2007Compil.
GoldDinah Washington2007Compil.
Jazz MastersDinah Washington2006Compil.
The Very Best OfDinah Washington2006Compil.
Music For LoversDinah Washington2006Compil.
The Ultimate Jazz Archive - VocalistsJune Christy / Frank Sinatra / Dinah Washington / Mel Tormé2005Compil.
Ain't Gonna Cry No MoreDinah Washington2005Single
The Jazz BiographyDinah Washington2005Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2004Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2004Compil.
Mad About The BoyDinah Washington2004Compil.
After hours with Miss DDinah Washington2004Album
Queen: The Music Of Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2004Compil.
Greatest Hits 1946-1953Dinah Washington2004Compil.
50 Original RecordingsDinah Washington2003Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2003Compil.
Mad About The BoyDinah Washington2003Compil.
Blues For A DayDinah Washington2003Compil.
The Diva SeriesDinah Washington2003Compil.
Blues For A DayDinah Washington2002Compil.
BalladsDinah Washington2002Compil.
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?Dinah Washington2002Single
A Rockin' Good Way / BabyDinah Washington & Brook Benton2002Single
The Queen SingsDinah Washington2002Compil.
I Know How To Do ItDinah Washington2002Compil.
The Definitive Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2002Compil.
BalladsDinah Washington2002Compil.
The Great Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2002Compil.
Golden GreatsDinah Washington2002Compil.
Come Rain Or Come ShineDinah Washington2001Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2001Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington2001Compil.
Blue DinahDinah Washington2001Compil.
AnthologyDinah Washington2001Compil.
Stairway To The StarsDinah Washington2000Compil.
Dinah Washington's Finest HourDinah Washington2000Compil.
Beat,Blues And BalladsDinah Washington2000Compil.
Stairway To The StarsDinah Washington2000Compil.
Diva: The Essential CollectionDinah Washington2000Compil.
Mad About The BoyDinah Washington2000Compil.
Teach Me TonightDinah Washington1999Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1999Compil.
Legendary Song StylistDinah Washington1999Compil.
A Night At BirdlandArt Blakey, Buddy Rich, Dinah Washington, Dizzy Gillespie1998Compil.
Queen Of The BluesDinah Washington, ZYX Music1998Compil.
There'll Be Some Changes MadeDinah Washington1998Single
The Great American StandardsDinah Washington1998Compil.
Low Down BluesDinah Washington1997Compil.
Ultimate Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1997Compil.
The MastersDinah Washington1997Compil.
Mad About The Boy - The Very Best Of Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1997Compil.
Jazz Profile: Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1997Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1996Compil.
What A Diff'rence A Day MakesDinah Washington1996Compil.
The Two Of UsDinah Washington And Brook Benton1995Album
The Two Of UsDinah Washington1995Compil.
Dinah Washington - The Best Of The Roulette YearsDinah Washington1994Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 19Dinah Washington1994Compil.
Double GoldiesDinah Washington1994Compil.
Dinah Washington Sings Standards - Jazz Masters 40Dinah Washington1994Compil.
What A Difference A Day MakesDinah Washington1993Compil.
1954Dinah Washington1993Compil.
Dinah Washington's Golden HitsDinah Washington1993Compil.
First Issue: The Dinah Washington Story (The Original Recordings)Dinah Washington1993Compil.
GoldDinah Washington1993Compil.
Jazz 'Round MidnightDinah Washington1993Compil.
All Of MeDinah Washington1993Compil.
Dinah Washington - The Best Of The Roulette YearsDinah Washington1992Compil.
September In The RainDinah Washington1992Single
Loca Por ÉlDinah Washington1992Compil.
Mad About The BoyDinah Washington1992Single
Midnight Sun / Blow-Top BluesLionel Hampton And His Septet / Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra With Dinah Washington1992Single
Mad About The Boy 18 Great SongsDinah Washington1992Compil.
What A Diff'rence A Day MakesDinah Washington1992Single
What A Difference A Day MadeDinah Washington1992Compil.
The Essential Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1992Compil.
The Best Of - Mad About The BoyDinah Washington1992Compil.
Dinah!Dinah Washington1991Compil.
Cried For You = Зову ТебяDinah Washington1991Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol.14 1955Dinah Washington1990Compil.
It's Magic - Greatest HitsDinah Washington1990Compil.
It's MagicDinah Washington1990Single
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.7 1961Dinah Washington1989Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.6 1958-1960Dinah Washington1989Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.5 1956-1958Dinah Washington1989Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol. 10 1953-1954Dinah Washington1989Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.3 1952-1954Dinah Washington1988Compil.
真夜中のジャズ・ヴォーカル = Sound Patio ~ Jazz VocalSarah Vaughan, Patti Page, Dinah Washington, Helen Merrill1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol.8 1952 - 1953Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol.4 1947 - 1949Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol. 3 1947Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol. 2 1946-1947Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.3 1952-1954Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington Vol. 1 1943-1945Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.4 1954-1956Dinah Washington1988Compil.
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 (1950-1952)Dinah Washington1987Compil.
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1987Compil.
Sings The BluesDinah Washington1987Compil.
Dinah Washington Sings The BluesDinah Washington Featuring Quincy Jones1987Compil.
DinahDinah Washington1987Album
The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury Vol.1 1946-1949Dinah Washington1987Compil.
If You Don't Believe I'm LeavingDinah Washington1986Compil.
The Bessie Smith SongbookDinah Washington1986Album
Classic Dinah!Dinah Washington1985Compil.
What A Diff'rence A Day MakesDinah Washington1984Single
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / What A Difference A Day MadeDinah Washington1984Single
Wise Woman BluesDinah Washington1984Compil.
A Slick Chick (On The Mellow Side) - The Rhythm & Blues YearsDinah Washington1983Compil.
Dinah Washington Vol.1Dinah Washington1981Compil.
Vol.2Dinah Washington1981Compil.
I Grandi Del JazzDinah Washington1979Compil.
Her 16 Greatest HitsDinah Washington1978Compil.
Song Book (1949~1962)Dinah Washington1978Compil.
Passing Strangers / The Two Of UsBilly Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan / Dinah Washington, Brook Benton1978Compil.
Spotlight On Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1977Compil.
In ConcertArnett Cobb, Dinah Washington1977Compil.
Sings The Great StandardsDinah Washington1977Compil.
The Very Best Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1976Compil.
The Jazz SidesDinah Washington1976Compil.
September In The RainDinah Washington1976Single
Hooray For Count Basie & Dinah WashingtonCount Basie, Dinah Washington1975Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1974Compil.
Unforgettable / What A Diff'rence A Day MakesDinah Washington1973Single
The Dinah Washington YearsDinah Washington1973Compil.
Dinah Washington Sings Blues & ThingsDinah Washington1972Compil.
The Finer DinahDinah Washington1972Album
The Queen Of The BluesDinah Washington1972Compil.
ImmortalDinah Washington1972Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1971Compil.
Destination MoonDinah Washington1970Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1970Album
The Original Soul Sister - Queen Of The BluesDinah Washington1968Album
Dinah DiscoveredDinah Washington1967Album
Dinah Washington's Greatest HitsDinah Washington1966Compil.
Dinah Washington Sings The BluesDinah Washington1966Compil.
Dinah!Dinah Washington1966Compil.
The Queen & QuincyDinah Washington, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra1965Single
The Best Of Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1965Compil.
The Queen And QuincyDinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra1965Single
Memorial Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1964Single
A Stranger On EarthDinah Washington1964Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1964Album
In TributeDinah Washington1964Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1964Single
The World Of Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1964Album
This Is My StoryDinah Washington1963Compil.
No Hard Feelings / Romance In The DarkDinah Washington1963Single
This Is My Story Vol. TwoDinah Washington1963Compil.
Late Late ShowDinah Washington1963Compil.
Back To The BluesDinah Washington1963Album
SingsDinah Washington1963Album
SoulvilleDinah Washington1963Single
The Good Old DaysDinah Washington1963Album
Dinah '63Dinah Washington1963Album
I'll Drown In My Own TearsDinah Washington1963Single
Golden Hits/Volume TwoDinah Washington1963Compil.
The Dinah Washington YearsDinah Washington1963Compil.
Golden Hits Volume OneDinah Washington1963Compil.
Soulville / Let Me Be The First To KnowDinah Washington1963Single
In The DarkDinah Washington1963Single
That Sunday (That Summer) / A Stranger On EarthDinah Washington1963Single
I Wanna Be LovedDinah Washington1962Album
Dinah '62Dinah Washington1962Single
Dinah '62Dinah Washington1962Album
Tears And LaughterDinah Washington1962Album
Cold, Cold Heart / I Don't Hurt AnymoreDinah Washington1962Single
Such A Night / Dream / Tears And Laughter / September In The RainDinah Washington1962Single
Drinking AgainDinah Washington1962Album
DreamDinah Washington1962Single
I Wouldn't Know / For All We KnowDinah Washington1962Single
In LoveDinah Washington1962Album
DreamDinah Washington1962Single
Tears And LaughterDinah Washington With Quincy Jones And His Orchestra1962Single
Where Are You / You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves YouDinah Washington1962Single
Tears And LaughterDinah Washington1962Album
You're A Sweetheart / It's A Mean Old WorldDinah Washington1962Single
Am I Blue / I Want To Be LovedDinah Washington1962Single
I Wanna Be LovedDinah Washington1962Single
September In The RainDinah Washington1961Single
UnforgettableDinah Washington1961Album
Only A Moment Ago / Time Out For TearsDinah Washington1961Album
Our Love Is Here To Stay / Congratulations To SomeoneDinah Washington1961Single
September In The RainDinah Washington1960Album
A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)Dinah Washington & Brook Benton1960Single
Harbor LightsDinah Washington1960Single
I Understand / This Bitter EarthDinah Washington1960Single
I Concentrate On YouDinah Washington1960Album
Love Walked InDinah Washington1960Single
It Could Happen To YouDinah Washington1960Single
We Have Love / Looking BackDinah Washington1960Single
For Lonely LoversDinah Washington1960Album
Delightful DinahDinah Washington1960Single
Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / I DoDinah Washington1960Single
Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / I DoDinah Washington & Brook Benton1960Single
It's MagicDinah Washington1959Single
Ol' SantaDinah Washington1959Single
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Come On HomeDinah Washington1959Single
Make Me A Present Of You / All Of MeDinah Washington1959Single
Unforgettable / Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More Than I Do)Dinah Washington1959Single
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Come On HomeDinah Washington1959Single
Dinah Washington At NewportDinah Washington1959Single
Newport '58Dinah Washington / Terry Gibbs / Max Roach / Don Elliott1959Album
You Might Have Told MeDinah Washington With Hal Mooney And His Orchestra1959Single
The QueenDinah Washington1959Album
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes!Dinah Washington1959Album
Ring-A My Phone / Never AgainDinah Washington1958Single
Doodlin'Eddie Chamblee and Dinah Washington1958Album
Dinah Sings Bessie SmithDinah Washington1958Album
Everybody Loves My Baby / Blues Down HomeDinah Washington1957Album
Dinah Washington Sings The Best In BluesDinah Washington1957Album
You Let My Love Grow Cold / I KnowDinah Washington1957Single
I'm Gonna Keep My Eyes On YouDinah Washington1957Single
The BluesDinah Washington1957Single
Dinah Washington Sings Fats WallerDinah Washington1957Album
Harbor LightsDinah Washington1957Single
The Swingin' Miss "D"Dinah Washington1957Album
All Because Of YouDinah Washington1956Single
In The Land Of Hi-FiDinah Washington1956Album
Let's Go Around Together / Let's Get Busy TooDinah Washington1956Album
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof / The First TimeDinah Washington1956Single
Soft WindsDinah Washington1956Single
The Kissing Way HomeDinah Washington1956Single
Music For Late HoursDinah Washington1956Album
Dinah!Dinah Washington1956Album
Music For A First LoveDinah Washington1956Album
Unforgettable / Love Walked InDinah Washington1955Single
For Those In LoveDinah Washington1955Album
That's All I Want From You / You Stay On My MindDinah Washington1955Album
If It's The Last Thing I Do / I DiddieDinah Washington1955Single
After Hours With Miss DDinah Washington1955Album
I Hear Those BellsDinah Washington1955Single
The Show Must Go OnDinah Washington1955Single
Dinah Washington Sings The BluesDinah Washington1955Album
The Two Of UsDinah Washington, Brook Benton1955Single
Pennies From HeavenDinah Washington1955Single
Not Without You / I Concentrate On YouDinah Washington1955Single
Such A Night / Until SunriseDinah Washington1954Single
Dream / I Don't Hurt AnymoreDinah Washington With Hal Mooney And His Orchestra1954Single
Blue Skies / Bye Bye BluesDinah Washington1954Single
Short John / Feel Like I Wanna CryDinah Washington1954Album
Dinah JamsDinah Washington1954Album
Jammin with DinahDinah Washington1954Single
(No, No, No) You Can't Love Two / Big Long Slidin' ThingDinah Washington1954Album
Teach Me Tonight / Wishing WellDinah Washington1954Single
Guest In The HouseDinah Washington1954Single
Guest Session Featuring Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1954Single
The Complete Volume 9Dinah Washington1953Album
Fat Daddy / TV Is The Thing (This Year)Dinah Washington1953Single
I Cried For You / Gamblers' BluesDinah Washington1953Single
Silent NightDinah Washington1953Single
The Complete Volume 1Dinah Washington1953Album
You Let My Love Grow Cold / Ain't Nothing GoodDinah Washington1953Album
I Cried For YouDinah Washington1953Album
Make Believe Dreams / Stormy WeatherDinah Washington1952Album
I Cried For You / Gamblers BluesDinah Washington1952Album
Mad About The BoyDinah Washington1952Single
New BlowTop Blues / Trouble In MindDinah Washington1952Album
Blazing BalladsDinah Washington1952Album
Half As Much / My SongDinah Washington1952Single
Stormy WeatherDinah Washington1952Single
Wheel Of Fortune / Tell Me WhyDinah Washington1952Album
My Song / Half As MuchDinah Washington1952Album
Please Send Me Someone To Love / Ain't Nobody's Business If I DoDinah Washington With Walter Buchanan Orchestra1951Album
Mixed Emotions / Cold, Cold HeartDinah Washington1951Album
If You Don't Think I'm Leaving (Count The Days I'm Gone)Dinah Washington1951Album
Baby, Did You Hear / Just One More ChanceDinah Washington1951Single
I Won't Cry Anymore / Don't Say You're Sorry AgainDinah Washington With Jimmy Carroll And His Orchestra1951Album
Harbor Lights / I Cross My FingersDinah Washington1950Album
Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington1950Album
Time Out For Tears / Only A Moment AgoDinah Washington1950Album
I Wanna Be Loved / Love With MiseryDinah Washington1950Album
New York, Chicago And L.A. / I Only KnowDinah Washington With Teddy Stewart Orchestra1949Album
Baby Get Lost / Long John BluesDinah Washington1949Album
You Satisfy / Laughing BoyDinah Washington1949Single
I Sold My Heart To The Junk Man / Am I Asking Too MuchDinah Washington1948Album
Resolution Blues / I Want To CryDinah Washington1948Album
West Side Baby / Walkin' And Talkin' And Crying My Blues AwayDinah Washington1947Album
I Can't Get Started With You / Joy JuiceDinah Washington1946Album
I Know How To Do It / Salty Papa BluesDinah Washington1944Album
I Don't Hurt AnymoreDinah WashingtonCompil.
Where Are You / SerenataDinah WashingtonSingle
DreamDinah WashingtonAlbum
Dinah Washington's Greatest HitsDinah WashingtonCompil.
Since My Man Has Gone And Went / My Man's An UndertakerDinah WashingtonAlbum
A Bad Case Of The BluesDinah WashingtonSingle
Lean Baby / Never, NeverDinah WashingtonAlbum
Dinah Washington's Greatest HitsDinah WashingtonCompil.
Harbor LightsDinah WashingtonSingle
When A Woman Loves A ManDinah WashingtonAlbum
That Sunday / I'll Drown In My Own TearsDinah WashingtonSingle
Blow-Top Blues / Midnight SunLionel Hampton And His Septet with Dinah WashingtonSingle
You Can Depend On MeDinah WashingtonCompil.
Embraceable You / What Can I Say After I Say I'm SorryDinah WashingtonSingle
Fallen Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Billie Holiday & Dinah Washington & Stan Getz & Nat King ColeCompil.
We ThreeDinah Washington, Joe Williams & Sarah VaughanAlbum
Love For Sale / A Cottage For SaleDinah WashingtonSingle
Tryin Times / Baby Did Yo HearRoberta Flack / Dinah WashingtonAlbum
You've Got Me Crying AgainDinah WashingtonSingle
The Original Sisters Of SoulDinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Billie HolidayCompil.
Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)Dinah WashingtonSingle
Pillow BluesDinah WashingtonSingle
Salty Papa BluesDinah WashingtonSingle
Homeward Bound / Evil Gal BluesDinah WashingtonAlbum
Wise Woman Blues / No Voot, No BootDinah Washington With Lucky Thompson's All StarsAlbum
This Is My StoryDinah WashingtonCompil.
Smoke Gets In Your EyesDinah WashingtonAlbum
What A Difference A Day Makes / A Cottage For SaleDinah WashingtonSingle
Look To The RainbowDinah WashingtonCompil.
Baby (You've Got What It Takes) / A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)Brook Benton / Dinah WashingtonSingle
Do You Want It That Way / Early Every Morning (Early Every Evening Too)Dinah WashingtonSingle
The Original Queen Of SoulDinah WashingtonCompil.
Love For Sale / Pennies From HeavenDinah WashingtonSingle
My Lovin' PapaDinah WashingtonAlbum
MemoriesDinah WashingtonCompil.
CollectionDinah WashingtonCompil.
CollectionDinah WashingtonCompil.
The QueenDinah WashingtonSingle
Singing With StringsDinah WashingtonSingle
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