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If I Ever Needed Love (I Sure Do Need It Now) [Album Version]
2
When My Love Comes Down [Album Version]
3
I'll Run Your Hurt Away [Album Version]
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Don't Play That Song (You Lied) [Album Version]
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How Strong Is My Love [Album Version]

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A tremendous Southern soul vocalist whose ability to convincingly sing heartache ballads ranks with any active performer, Ruby Johnson never got a breakout single during the soul era. The Memphis vocalist began recording for V-Tone in 1960 and signed with Volt in the mid-'60s, but she recorded less than a dozen songs between 1962 and 1967, also recording for Nebs in Washington, D.C. Isaac Hayes and David Porter produced her songs, and they were backed by the Mar-Key Horns and Bo... Read more

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