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Smith, Bessie

Contents: Downhearted blues / Lovie Austin, Alberta Hunter (3:24) -- 'Taint nobody's bizness if I do / Porter Grainger, Robert Prince, Clarence Williams (3:28) -- My sweetie went away / Lou Handman, Roy Turk (3:12) -- Weeping willow blues / Paul Carter (3:10) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (3:11) -- Reckless blues / Jack Gee, Fred Longshaw (3:01) -- You've been a good ole wagon / Stuart Balcom, Bessie...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1989

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SMI

Smith, Bessie

Contents: Downhearted 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'--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...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Legacy 1989

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES SMI

Summary: A distillation of the five-disc series, this album has so many different artists and styles that it is made very clear that the blues are as varied and individual as the artists themselves.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: UTV Records 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES MAR

Contents: Bull doze blues (Henry Thomas) -- Good looking girl blues (Furry Lewis) -- Mean black cat blues (Charley Patton) -- Cracking them things (Mississippi Sheiks) -- Miss Emma Liza (Blind Blake) -- Rattle snake groan (Luella Miller) -- Your enemies cannot harm you (but watch your close friend) (Rev. E.W. Clayborn) -- Long lonesome blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- She's a long tall disconnected mama...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blues Images 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES BLU

Contents: Careless love / Bessie Smith -- Black eye blues / Ma Rainey -- Goin' crazy with the blues / Mamie Smith -- Me and my chauffeur blues / Memphis Minnie -- See see Rider / Bea Booze -- Freight train blues / Trixie Smith -- Moaning the blues / Victoria Spivey -- You gonna need my help / Sippie Wallace -- Electrician blues / Lizzie Miles -- Last mile blues / Ida Cox -- Unlucky woman / Helen Humes --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Quality Audio 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES WOM

Contents: Down hearted blues / A. Hunter, L. Austin -- Gulf Coast blues / C. Williams -- Beale Street mama / Turk, Robinson -- Baby, won't you please come home / Williams, Warfield -- 'Tain't nobody's business if I do / Grainger, Robbins -- Bleedin' hearted blues / L. Austin -- Midnight blues / Thompson, Williams -- Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mine / C. Williams, S. Williams -- St....

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Charly Classics 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SMI

Various artists

Contents: Dirty no-gooder's blues / Bessie Smith (2:55) -- Backwater blues / Ruby Smith (2:50) -- Four day creep / Ida Cox (3:24) -- Gabbin' blues / Big Maybelle (2:39) -- Maybelle's blues / Big Maybelle (3:09) -- Careless love / Helen Merrill (3:28) -- The blues / Sarah Vaughan (7:31) -- Hurry on down / Ruth Brown (3:37) -- Muddy water / Aretha Franklin (2:23) -- Evil gal blues / Aretha Franklin (2:40).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Special Products 1996

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES LAD

Contents: Jubilee (Keaton Sextette) (2:25) -- Ship of glory (Price Family Sacred Singers) (2:52)-- When God made me he didn't make a monkey man (Brantley & Williams with Their Versatile Four) (2:47) -- I'll play my harp in Beulah Land (Brothers Wright & Williams) (3:11) -- Now is the needy time (Sister Clara Hudman) (3:19) -- Moan, you moaners (Bessie Smith) (3:12) -- Church, I'm fully saved today (Blind...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS GOS

Contents: St. Louis blues / Bessie Smith featuring Louis Armstrong -- Mannish boy / Muddy Waters -- Good morning little school girl / Mississippi Fred McDowell -- No gettin' over you / Bonnie Raitt -- How long before I change my clothes / Alvin Youngblood Hart -- My soul's in Louisiana / Otis Taylor -- A Sunday kind of love / Etta James -- One room country shake / Buddy Guy -- Call it stormy Monday /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NPR 2003

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES I
Call number: CD POP/ROCK I

Contents: Old man atom (The Sons of the Pioneers) -- Last page of Mein Kampf (Texas Jim Robertson) -- Dodger song (Almanac Singers, Lee Baxter Hayes) -- Nobody knows you when you're down and out (Bessie Smith) -- We're up against it now (Uncle Dave Macon) -- Black, brown and white (Big Bill Broonzy) -- Bread line blues -- Atom and evil (Golden Gate Quartet) -- Forgotten soldier boy (The Monroe Brothers)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Viper 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK PRO

Various Artists

Contents: St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith) -- Match box blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Ain't no tellin' (Mississippi John Hurt) -- Lord, I just can't keep from cryin' (Blind Willie Johnson) -- Pigmeat is what I crave (Bo Carter) -- Southern can is mine (Blind Willie McTell) -- Low down St. Louis blues (Lonnie Johnson) -- Revenue man blues (Charley Patton) -- Stormy night blues (Leroy Carr) -- I believe...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES LEG

Contents: Disc 1 Mystical gods - prewar blues Crossroad blues / Robert Johnson -- Nobody knows when you're down and out / Bessie Smith -- Match box blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson --

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Music Group International 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES ONE

Summary: Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BES

Contents: Maple leaf rag / Scott Joplin (Scott Joplin) -- Maple leaf rag / S. Joplin (Jelly Roll Morton) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (Bessie Smith) --Lost your head blues / Bessie Smith (Bessie Smith) -- Dippermouth blues / Joe Oliver (King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band) -- Black bottom stomp ; Dead man blues ; Grandpa's spells / F.J. Morton (Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers) -- King porter stomp /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 1987

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SMI

Contents: Sweet daddy it's you I love ; If you don't believe I love you ; Memphis, Tennessee ; If anybody here wants a real kind mamma (Here's your opportunity) (Essie Whitman, the Jazz Masters) -- Cheatin' on me ; Mamma (Won't you come and ma-ma me (Maggie Jones, Henderson's Hot Six) -- Cake walking babies from home (Bessie Smith, Henderson's Hot Six) -- That Chicago wiggle ; Midnight Dan ; Police blues...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES TIG

Contents: Before this time / Ollabelle (2:17) -- It just suits me / Hobart Smith & Bessie Jones (2:20) -- I saw the light / Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (3:44) -- Farther along / Ralph Stanley & Lucinda Williams (4:21) -- Cuckoo's nest / Nickel Creek (2:18) -- Sherburne / Alabama Sacred Harp Convention (2:00) -- Make me a pallet on your floor / Gillian Welch (2:42) -- When God dips His pen of love in my heart...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NPR 2004

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY I

Contents: Run to Jesus for refuge (Charles Barnett) -- Joe Turner (Ed Young & Hobart Smith) -- The Titanic (Bessie Jones, Hobart Smith & the Georgia Sea Island Singers) -- Witness for my Lord (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- Dark day (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- The very same God (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- Gospel train (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- I got a home (Nat Rahmings, Hobart Smith & Ed Young) -- Hey, hey, honey...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1997

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS SOU