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The essential Bessie Smith [sound recording]

Label
The essential Bessie Smith [sound recording]
Title
The essential Bessie Smith [sound recording]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bessie Smith was a famous blues singer during the 1920's and 30's. All of these recordings were made during a 10 year period from 1923-1933. Includes 36 tracks on 2 discs that feature performances with Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman
Member of
Accompanying matter
biography of performer or history of ensemble
Cataloging source
KNJ
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1894-1937
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Smith, Bessie
Credits note
Roots n' blues series producer: Lawrence Cohn
Date time place
Recorded on various dates between April 11, 1923 and November 24, 1933 in New York City
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Bessie Smith, vocals ; with various instrumental accompaniment
Series statement
Roots n' blues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Jazz vocals
  • Rhythm and blues music
Label
The essential Bessie Smith [sound recording]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Biographical notes on Smith, by Chris Albertson, in booklet
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • (3:13)
  • Graveyard dream blues
  • (2:43)
  • Ticket agent, ease your window down
  • (3:17)
  • Boweavil blues
  • (2:51)
  • Weeping willow blues
  • (3:09)
  • Dying gambler's blues
  • Disc one:
  • (2:57)
  • St. Louis blues
  • (3:10)
  • You've been a good ole wagon
  • (3:28)
  • Cake walkin' babies from home
  • (3:09)
  • Careless love blues
  • (3:25)
  • I ain't goin' to play second fiddle
  • Aggravatin' papa
  • (3:21)
  • At the Christmas ball
  • (3:24)
  • Jazzbo Brown from Memphis town
  • (3:19)
  • Backwater blues
  • (3:17)
  • After you've gone
  • (2:56)
  • (3:16)
  • Baby won't you please come home
  • (2:55)
  • 'Taint nobody's bizness if I do
  • (3:26)
  • Jail-house blues
  • (3:29)
  • A good man is hard to find
  • (2:58)
  • Dyin' by the hour
  • (2:58)
  • Me and my gin
  • (2:49)
  • Kitchen man
  • (2:55)
  • Nobody knows you when you're down and out
  • Disc two:
  • (2:56)
  • On revival day (a rhythmic spiritual)
  • (2:54)
  • Moan, you moaners
  • (3:11)
  • Black mountain blues
  • (3:07)
  • Shipwreck blues
  • (3:19)
  • Need a little sugar in my bowl
  • Alexander's ragtime band
  • (2:47)
  • Do your duty
  • (3:23)
  • Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer
  • (3:28)
  • Take me for a buggy ride
  • (2:35)
  • Down in the dumps
  • (3:09)
  • (2:58)
  • There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight
  • (3:18)
  • Trombone Cholly
  • (3:09)
  • Send me to the 'lectric chair
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (113 min., 42 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
074646492222
Other physical details
digital, mono.
Publisher number
  • C2K 64922
  • C2K 64923
  • C2K 64924
  • DIDP 092969
  • DIDP 092970
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)38000176
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The essential Bessie Smith [sound recording]
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Biographical notes on Smith, by Chris Albertson, in booklet
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • (3:13)
  • Graveyard dream blues
  • (2:43)
  • Ticket agent, ease your window down
  • (3:17)
  • Boweavil blues
  • (2:51)
  • Weeping willow blues
  • (3:09)
  • Dying gambler's blues
  • Disc one:
  • (2:57)
  • St. Louis blues
  • (3:10)
  • You've been a good ole wagon
  • (3:28)
  • Cake walkin' babies from home
  • (3:09)
  • Careless love blues
  • (3:25)
  • I ain't goin' to play second fiddle
  • Aggravatin' papa
  • (3:21)
  • At the Christmas ball
  • (3:24)
  • Jazzbo Brown from Memphis town
  • (3:19)
  • Backwater blues
  • (3:17)
  • After you've gone
  • (2:56)
  • (3:16)
  • Baby won't you please come home
  • (2:55)
  • 'Taint nobody's bizness if I do
  • (3:26)
  • Jail-house blues
  • (3:29)
  • A good man is hard to find
  • (2:58)
  • Dyin' by the hour
  • (2:58)
  • Me and my gin
  • (2:49)
  • Kitchen man
  • (2:55)
  • Nobody knows you when you're down and out
  • Disc two:
  • (2:56)
  • On revival day (a rhythmic spiritual)
  • (2:54)
  • Moan, you moaners
  • (3:11)
  • Black mountain blues
  • (3:07)
  • Shipwreck blues
  • (3:19)
  • Need a little sugar in my bowl
  • Alexander's ragtime band
  • (2:47)
  • Do your duty
  • (3:23)
  • Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer
  • (3:28)
  • Take me for a buggy ride
  • (2:35)
  • Down in the dumps
  • (3:09)
  • (2:58)
  • There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight
  • (3:18)
  • Trombone Cholly
  • (3:09)
  • Send me to the 'lectric chair
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (113 min., 42 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
074646492222
Other physical details
digital, mono.
Publisher number
  • C2K 64922
  • C2K 64923
  • C2K 64924
  • DIDP 092969
  • DIDP 092970
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)38000176
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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