The complete Columbia recordings

by Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937,

Format: Music CD 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets COMPACT DISC Bl Smi 46011
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music Box Sets
 
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Bl Smi 46011
 
 
Contents
v. 1. Down hearted blues ; Gulf Coast blues ; Aggravatin' papa ; Beale Street mama ; Baby won't you please come home ; Oh daddy blues ; 'Tain't nobody's bizness if I do ; Keeps on a-rainin' (Papa, he can't make no time) ; Mama's got the blues ; Outside of that ; Bleeding hearted blues ; Lady luck blues ; Yodling blues ; Midnight blues ; If you don't, I know who will ; Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mine ; Jail-house blues ; St. Louis gal ; Sam Jones blues ; Graveyard dream blues ; Cemetery blues ; Far away blues ; I'm going back to my used to be ; Whoa, Tillie, take your time ; My sweetie went away ; Any woman's blues ; Chicago bound blues ; Mistreating daddy ; Frosty morning blues ; Haunted house blues ; Eavesdropper's blues ; Easy come, easy go blues ; Sorrowful blues ; Pinchbacks, take 'em away ; Rocking chair blues ; Ticket agent, ease your window down ; Boweavil blues ; Hateful blues (2 discs)
v. 2. Frankie blues ; Moonshine blues ; Lou'siana low-down blues ; Mountain top blues ; Work house blues ; House rent blues ; Salt water blues ; Rainy weather blues ; Weeping willow blues ; The bye bye blues ; Sing Sing Prison blues ; Follow the deal on down ; Sinful blues ; Woman's trouble blues ; Love me daddy blues ; Dying gambler's blues ; The St. Louis blues ; Reckless blues ; Sobbin' hearted blues ; Cold in hand blues ; You've been a good ole wagon ; Cake walkin' babies (from home) ; The yellow dog blues ; Soft pedal blues ; Dixie Flyer blues ; Nashville women's blues ; Careless love blues ; J.C. Holmes blues ; I ain't goin' to play no second fiddle ; He's gone blues ; Nobody's blues but mine ; I ain't got nobody ; My man blues ; New Gulf Coast blues ; Florida bound blues ; At the Christmas ball ; I've been mistreated and I don't like it (2 discs)
v. 3. Red mountain blues ; Golden rule blues ; Lonesome desert blues ; Them "has been" blues ; Squeeze me ; What's the matter now? ; I want every bit of it ; Jazzbo Brown from Memphis town ; The gin house blues ; Money blues ; Baby doll ; Hard driving papa ; Lost your head blues ; Hard time blues ; Honey man blues ; One and two blues ; Young woman's blues ; Preachin' the blues ; Back water blues ; After you've gone ; Alexander's ragtime band ; Muddy water (a Mississippi moan) ; There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight ; Trombone Cholly ; Send me to the 'lectric chair ; Them's graveyard words ; Hot spring blues ; Sweet mistreater ; Lock and key ; Mean old bedbug blues ; A good man is hard to find ; Homeless blues ; Looking for my man blues ; Dyin' by the hour ; Foolish man blues ; Thinking blues ; Pickpocket blues ; I used to be your sweet mama ; I'd rather be dead and buried in my grave (2 discs)
v. 4. Standin' in the rain blues ; It won't be you ; Spider man blues ; Empty bed blues (part 1) ; Empty bed blues (part 2) ; Put it right here (or keep it out there) ; Yes indeed he do! ; Devil's gonna git you ; You ought to be ashamed ; Washwoman's blues ; Slow and easy man ; Poor man's blues ; Please help me get him out of my mind ; Me and my gin ; I'm wild about that thing ; You've got to give me some ; Kitchen man ; I've got what it takes (but it breaks my heart to give it away) ; Nobody knows you when you're down and out ; Take it right back ('cause I don't want it here) ; He's got me goin' ; It makes my love come down ; Wasted life blues ; Dirty no-gooder's blues ; Blue spirit blues ; Worn out papa blues ; You don't understand ; Don't cry baby ; Keep it to yourself ; New Orleans hop scop blues ; See if I'll care ; Baby have pity on me ; On revival day (a rhythmic spiritual) ; Moan, you moaners ; Hustlin' Dan ; Black mountain blues ; In the house blues ; Long old road ; Blue blues ; Shipwreck blues (2 discs)
v. 5. Need a little sugar in my bowl ; Safety mama ; Do your duty ; Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer ; Take me for a buggy ride ; I'm down in the dumps ; The yellow dog blues ; Soft pedal blues ; Nashville women's blues ; Careless love blues ; Muddy water (a Mississippi moan) ; St. Louis blues sountrack ; Band intro ; Crap game ; St. Louis blues ; Ruby Smith dialogue : an interview with Chris Albertson. Bessie disappears ; Waldorf-Astoria party ; Bessie & Jack I ; Bessie & Jack II ; Bessie & the ladies ; Life on the road I ; Life on the road II ; Life on the road III ; Bessie & Gertrude Saunders (2 discs).

Additional Information
Subjects Smith, Bessie, -- 1894-1937.
Smith, Ruby -- Interviews.
Blues (Music) -- To 1931.
Blues (Music) -- 1931-1940.
Blues musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Interviews.
Sound recordings.
Publisher [New York, N.Y.] :Sony Music/Columbia/Legacy,2012
Other Titles Bessie Smith :
Contributors Smith, Ruby, interviewee.
Albertson, Chris, interviewer.
Participants/Performers Bessie Smith, vocals ; with various ensembles.
Language English
Notes Blues.
Compilation of recordings previously released on separate discs (℗1991-℗1996), in part in the series Roots n' blues.
Compact discs.
Biographical notes by Ken Romanowski and discographical information (39 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Description 10 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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