Dedicated to the Memory of's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
In The News
Voting Station
Dinah Washington
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
    (August 29, 1924-December 14, 1963)
    Birth name is Ruth Lee Jones
    Hits include 'Evil Gal Blues,' 'Cold, Cold Heart,' 'What a Diff'rence a Day Makes,' 'Don't Explain,' 'Mad About the Boy,' 'I Could Write a Book'
    Nicknamed 'Queen of the Blues'
    The origins of where she earned her stage name are disputed. It is believed Lionel Hampton gave her the name Dinah.
    She was married seven times.
    She died of an overdose of diet pills and alcohol.
    She was renown for being versatile, and was skilled in nearly every music genre.
    She appeared on a 29¢ US postage stamp.
    She ranked #48 on VH1's Top 100 Women of Rock & Roll.

Credit: Voice of Fashion

    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 17 Votes: 5.88% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 48 Votes: 77.08% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 23 Votes: 21.74% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 38 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 41.46% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 39 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 90 Votes: 48.89% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 166 Votes: 42.17% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 244 Votes: 42.21% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 293 Votes: 46.08% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 474 Votes: 44.09% Annoying
Annoying Collections
Site News