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Conversation: Singer Ruthie Foster

Clip: 03/16/2012 | 7m 12s

Singer Ruthie Foster has roots that hark back to gospel and funk.. She sang in her church back home in Texas and later on as part of a funk bank during a stint in the Navy. But her work is becoming increasingly known for her recordings and performances of blues and folk music.

Aired: 03/16/12

Rating: NR

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