The 1920s 'classic era' of recorded blues was dominated by women who lived and performed in the cities. This Rough Guide explores it's glitzy heyday when singers such as Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey became the first real stars of the blues.
The 1920s 'classic era' of recorded blues was dominated by women who lived and performed in the cities. This Rough Guide explores it's glitzy heyday when singers such as Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey became the first real stars of the blues.
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Rough Guide To Blues Divas / Various
Artist: Rough Guide To Blues Divas / Various
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1. Ma Rainey: Black Eye Blues
2. Ethel Waters: Sweet Georgia Brown
3. Clara Smith: Salty Dog
4. Mamie Smith: Jenny's Ball
5. Victoria Spivey: Dope Head Blues
6. Alberta Hunter: Everybody Mess Around
7. Bessie Smith: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
8. Edith Wilson: My Man Is Good for Nothing But Love
9. Ida Cox: Give Me a Break Blues 1
10. Lucille Bogan: Tired As I Can Be 1
11. Lucille Hegamin: Shake Your Cans 1
12. Sippie Wallace: I'm a Mighty Tight Woman 1
13. Hattie Burleson: Bye Bye Baby

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The 1920s 'classic era' of recorded blues was dominated by women who lived and performed in the cities. This Rough Guide explores it's glitzy heyday when singers such as Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey became the first real stars of the blues.

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