Smith, Bessie: Rough Guide to Bessie Smith

Smith, Bessie SKU: 28598428
Bessie Smith: Rough Guide to Bessie Smith

Smith, Bessie: Rough Guide to Bessie Smith

Smith, Bessie SKU: 28598428

Format: VINYL LP

Regular price $22.98

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Title: Rough Guide to Bessie Smith
Artist: Smith, Bessie
Label: World Music Network
Product Type: VINYL LP
UPC: 605633626421
Genre: Blues

Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing including digital download. 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', her majestic delivery and indomitable spirit were unsurpassed. Remastered for exceptional audio clarity, the emotional intensity and expressiveness of Bessie Smith still takes the breath away. Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on other jazz vocalists. Includes ‘St. Louis Blues’ and other favorites.

1.1 St Louis Blues 3:09
1.2 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out 2:57
1.3 T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do 3:28
1.4 Careless Love 3:22
1.5 Me and My Gin 2:49
1.6 Empty Bed Blues (Part One) 3:01
2.1 Down Hearted Blues 3:25
2.2 Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town 3:18
2.3 Dirty No-Gooder's Blues 2:44
2.4 After You've Gone 2:55
2.5 Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair 3:22
2.6 Back Water Blues 3:17
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