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Regi Brown kicked off the Ruth Brown tribute at the Bootlegger Bistro on Thursday with two of Brown’s favorites: " I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" and "Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean." In the background is the chair that Ruth Brown often sat in during her weekly show at the Bootlegger. (Photo courtesy Lindsay Hebberd/lh@culturalportraits.com)

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