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Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s".Primarily a jazz vocalist, she performed and recorded in a wide variety of styles including blues, R&B, and traditional pop music,and gave herself the title of "Queen of the Blues".She was a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame,and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
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