Support Public Radio
Find a public radio station
What is this?
Ruthie Foster artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
April 18, 2012 Hear the blues singer seamlessly integrate folk, gospel and country into her music on today's show.
March 31, 2010 Foster grew up singing various styles, ranging from southern blues and rock to gospel and jazz.
September 17, 2008 Singer and guitarist Ruthie Foster creates a mix of deep soul, classic blues and modern roots music.
March 31, 2009 Foster starts out her KUT session by reaching back to her roots with a Rosetta Tharpe song.
February 4, 2012 The Texas soul singer's new album features stirring collaborations with The Blind Boys of Alabama.
April 25, 2007 Ruthie Foster debuts her new album, The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster.
May 28, 2009 In "I Really Love You," Ruthie Foster's warm and grainy voice is effortlessly charming and natural.
December 12, 2007 KUT music director Jeff McCord picks the 10 songs whose company he most enjoyed.
March 2, 2007 Ruthie Foster offers an intimate confession, tinged with pain yet somehow full of hope.
December 22, 2009 The 10 best blues albums of 2009 feature young artists who push the boundaries of their genre.
More Ruthie Foster
Hear Chopin's music in performance and perspective.
Search for yourfavorite artist
Enjoy archival interviews and performances from the folk revivalist.
Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.
Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.
Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.
Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.
Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.
NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.
Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.
Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.
Hear concerts and interviews with the grandiose art-rock band.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR Sponsor
by Ruthie Foster