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Bessie Smith / Bessie Smith And Her Blue Boys - Hard Time Blues / Young Womans Blues (Shellac)

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  1. Nov 30,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues () YouTube Bessie Smith - Bessie Smith Sings More Blues - Duration: Jazz and Blues Experience , views.

  2. Feb 26,  · Bessie Smith began to sing at a young age and in signed a contract with Columbia Records. Soon she was among the highest-paid black performers of her time with hits like "Downhearted Blues.".

  3. Bessie Smith Bessie Smith, photograph by Carl Van Vechten, Carl Van Vechten Estate/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. LC-USZ Known in her lifetime as the “Empress of the Blues,” Smith was a bold, supremely confident artist who often disdained the use of a microphone and whose art expressed the frustrations and hopes of a.

  4. JSP's Empress of the Blues, Vol.2 might well be the best Bessie Smith collection ever released in any format, for a number of reasons. In addition to the excellent audio remastering which characterizes most of this label's reissuing efforts, the stated time frame of volume two encompasses the last seven years of this amazing woman's recording career.

  5. ONE AND TWO BLUES by Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys by cdbpdx. Bessie Smith-Hard Time Blues by Traveler Into The Blue. Bessie Smith - YOUNG WOMAN'S BLUES by konidolfine. What's The Matter Now (Bessie Smith, ) by .

  6. Bessie Smith was born into poverty in Chattanooga, Tennessee, one of seven children of William and Laura Smith. Her father was a Baptist minister and a laborer. Her father died soon after her birth and her mother and two of her brothers died by the time she was eight or nine. An unmarried aunt raised her and her .

  7. Bessie Smith (born April 14, , Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA – died September 26, , in a car accident near Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the "Empress of the Blues", she was considered by many to be the greatest blues singer of all time.

  8. So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers. The legend of Bessie Smith, who was born.

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