June 16 Artist of the Day: Dinah Washington

June 16 Artist of the day is Dinah Washington.  This Grammy-winning “Queen of the Jukeboxes” died at the young age of 39. Read about this talented vocalist here:

NPR: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3872390

AllMusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/dinah-washington-mn0000260038

Rock&Roll: http://rockhall.com/inductees/dinah-washington/bio/

BlackPast: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/washington-dinah-ruth-lee-jones-1924-1963

Youtube videos: “What a Difference a Day Makes” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmBxVfQTuvI “This Bitter Earth” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=judyCgN2daA

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