The Absolutely Essential 3 CD Collection
Release Date: 04/11/2016
Catalogue No.: BT3134
Record Label: Big3
Format: CD

3 CD, 60 track survey of the career of "The Empress Of The Blues" aka "The Queen Of The Blues" who was the most popular female US singer of the 1920s and 1930s who was to influence countless Blues and Jazz singers in her lifetime, and continues to do so today. CD 1: Down Hearted Blues / Gulf Coast Blues / Beale Street Mama / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home? / 'Taint Nobody's Bizness If I Do / Whoa, Tillie, Take Your Time / Any Woman's Blues / Chicago Bound Blues / Moonshine Blues / Weeping Willow Blues / The Bye Bye Blues / Sinful Blues / Dying Gambler's Blues / Reckless Blues (With Louis Armstrong) / You've Been A Good Ole Wagon (With Louis Armstrong) / Cake Walkin' Babies (From Home) / The Yellow Dog Blues / Soft Pedal Blues / What's The Matter Now? / I Want Every Bit Of It. CD 2: The St. Louis Blues (With Louis Armstrong) / Careless Love Blues / I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle / I Ain't Got Nobody / Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town / The Gin House Blues / After You've Gone / Alexander's Ragtime Band / A Good Man Is Hard To Find / Lost Your Head Blues / Young Woman's Blues / Baby Doll / Preachin' The Blues / Hard Drivin' Papa / Backwater Blues / There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight / Trombone Cholly / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair / Dyin' By The Hour / Thinking Blues. CD 3: Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out / Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl / Empty Bed Blues Part 1 / Empty Bed Blues Part 2 / Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer / Spider Man Blues / Devil's Gonna Git You / Poor Man's Blues / Me And My Gin / I'm Wild About That Thing / Kitchen Man / Blue Spirit Blues / Baby, Have Pity On Me / On Revival Day (With The Bessemer Singers) / Hustlin' Dan / Black Mountain Blues / Safety Mama / Do Your Duty / Take Me for A Buggy Ride / I'm Down In The Dumps.

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BESSIE SMITHTHE ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL 3 CD COLLECTION
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