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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith


... read moreThe original tough-mama prototype for nearly every female blues singer to come, hard-living, big-voiced Bessie Smith was also the first blues singer with a mega-hit recording career, achieved in part via collaborations with some of the most notable musicians of her era. In her prime in the 1920s and...

Key songs

Gimme A Pigfoot (Album Version)
The Collection
St. Louis Blues (Album Version)
The Collection
Me And My Gin
Greatest Hits Of The 1920S
Do Your Duty
The Blues Of Bessie Smith
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
The Best Of

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