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At The Christmas Ball - Bessie Smith - Empress Of The Blues: Bessie Smith Classics No. 1: 1925-1926 (Cassette)

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  1. Aug 28,  · Bessie Smith – The Rough Guide To Bessie Smith [] LP+MP3 (World Music Network) Bessie Smith was the first superstar of the blues with one of the greatest voices of the twentieth century -- dubbed 'The Empress Of The Blues.’ Paul Smith And The Imitations – Contradictions LP (Billinham/PIAS America).
  2. Legacy Recordings celebrates the season with a classic offering on vinyl by Bessie Smith, The Empress of The Blues. Her seasonal favorite “At The Christmas Ball,” alongside the B-side “Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town,” will be pressed onto RED 7” 45 RPM vinyl featuring replicas of .
  3. Dec 21,  · The Empress of the Blues What a lady. In an industry that was notoriously unkind to both women and blacks, Bessie Smith refused to be disrespected or cheated. Known for throwing tantrums in front of a venue when deals were broken, folks learned quickly not to deny Bessie Smith what was promised. A wonderful and amazing career was cut short when, after an auto accident .
  4. Some would surely say Lady Sings The Blues; others would name songs like “I’m Coming Out” or “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” A lot would probably say her time with the Supremes, or name one of the 12 #1 hits the group had with Diana singing lead.
  5. One of the unsung heroes of the Piedmont blues style, Robert Hicks, aka Barbecue Bob recorded over sixty sides for Columbia Records and became one of the best-selling artists on their race series, outsold only by Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters and Blind Willie Johnson.
  6. Songs starting with E, list titles of songs beginning with letter E. Songs starting with E, list titles of songs beginning with letter E. The following texts are the property of their respective authors and we thank them for giving us the opportunity to share for free to students, teachers and users of the Web their texts will used only for illustrative educational and scientific purposes only.
  7. "Bessie Smith (April 15, – September 26, ) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the s and s.
  8. The group actively toured and recorded music from tothen retired from recording and public performances untiland currently tour today. The next year, the trio recorded " Point of No Return " for Pantera Records as a 7-inch vinyl single [3] and a inch vinyl single, the latter of which became a 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.
  9. A hugely popular blues singer of the s and s, Bessie Smith is one of the genre's most iconic names, influencing many generations of blues singers following her premature death in Her father, a labourer and part-time Baptist preacher, died before she could walk and by the time she was nine she'd also lost her mother and a brother and was effectively raised in near-poverty by her.

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