This Week On TSR: Ruthie Foster

This Week On TSR: Ruthie Foster

Ruthiefoster Tsr
Broadcast Schedule

1st Airing: 5/11/13
2nd Airing: 11/9/13


Michael Perry

Ruthie Foster is from Gause, Texas and comes from a family of gospel singers. Her debut was released in 1997 and she has performed in North America, Europe and Australia.  She has often been compared to Ella Fitzgerald  and Aretha Franklin.  Soulful and bluesy.

In December 2009 her CD, The Truth According to Ruthie Foster, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album. In May 2010, at the Blues Music Awards, Foster was announced as Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year.  She has appeared with us at Big Top Chautauqua and on Tent Show Radio twice now and we lover her!

Program Notes

Backstage Monologue
In this episode’s monologue – delivered from the backstage dressing room with the one lonely little lightbulb burnin’ – Mike shows you how not to buy a used car and where not to put the yogurt.