Top Bessie Smith Albums
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Jazz Collection: Bessie Smith
Jazz Collection: Bessie Smith
[2014]
The Bessie Smith Collection 1923-33
The Bessie Smith Collection 1923-33
[2014]
The Blues Effect - Bessie Smith
The Blues Effect - Bessie Smith
[2013]
Jazz Icons from the Golden Era - Bessie Smith (100 Essential Tracks)
Jazz Icons from the Golden Era - Bessie Smith (100 Essential Tracks)
[2013]
Down and Out Blues: The Bessie Smith Story
Down and Out Blues: The Bessie Smith Story
[2013]
Reckless Blues
Reckless Blues
[2012]
St. Louis Blues (Original Recordings, 1924 - 1925)
St. Louis Blues (Original Recordings, 1924 - 1925)
[2012]
I'm Wild About That Thing
I'm Wild About That Thing
[2012]
Blue Spirit Blues
Blue Spirit Blues
[2012]
Woman Blues
Woman Blues
[2011]
Blues Queen. The Definitive Collection
Blues Queen. The Definitive Collection
[2011]
Dynamic Blues - Bessie Smith : 50 Essential Tracks
Dynamic Blues - Bessie Smith : 50 Essential Tracks
[2011]
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Columbia Recordings, Vol. 9)
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Columbia Recordings, Vol. 9)
[2011]
The Classic Collection Vol 1
The Classic Collection Vol 1
[2011]
Vintage Vocal jazz / Swing No. 194 - EP: Gimme A Pigfoot
Vintage Vocal jazz / Swing No. 194 - EP: Gimme A Pigfoot
[2011]
Sings the Blues, Vol. 1
Sings the Blues, Vol. 1
[2010]
The Blues Biography
The Blues Biography
[2010]
Sweet Mistreater
Sweet Mistreater
[2010]
Empress of the Blues, Vol. 3
Empress of the Blues, Vol. 3
[2010]
Bessie's Best
Bessie's Best
[2009]
A Night With Bessie
A Night With Bessie
[2008]
Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Baby Won't You Please Come Home
[2008]
Bessie Smith 1923 to 1933
Bessie Smith 1923 to 1933
[2008]
The Essential Collection
The Essential Collection
[2007]
Blues Queen - The Definitive Collection
Blues Queen - The Definitive Collection
[2007]
Empty Bed Blues
Empty Bed Blues
[2006]
Queen of the Blues: Volume 1 A
Queen of the Blues: Volume 1 A
[2006]
Chicago Bound Blues
Chicago Bound Blues
[2005]
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
[2005]
Empress of the Blues - Disc 1
Empress of the Blues - Disc 1
[2004]
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 8
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 8
[2004]
Blues Archive: Bessie Smith
Blues Archive: Bessie Smith
[2004]
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith,  Vol. 5
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 5
[2003]
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Bessie Smith
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Bessie Smith
[2003]
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 4
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 4
[2002]
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 3
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 3
[2001]
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 2
The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith, Vol. 2
[2001]
The Essential Bessie Smith
The Essential Bessie Smith
[1997]
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 5: The Final Chapter
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 5: The Final Chapter
[1996]
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Alexander's Ragtime Band
[1994]
Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith
[1993]
The Complete Recordings Vol. 4
The Complete Recordings Vol. 4
[1993]
Bessie Smith: The Complete Recordings, Vol. 3
Bessie Smith: The Complete Recordings, Vol. 3
[1992]
Empress of the Blues (Giants of Jazz)
Empress of the Blues (Giants of Jazz)
[1991]
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 2
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 2
[1991]
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1
The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1
[1991]
The Collection
The Collection
[1989]
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Aggravatin' Papa Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out Black Mountain Blues I've Got What It Takes (but It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away) I've Been Mistreated And I Don't Like It The Gin House Blues Cemetery Blues 'tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do He's Got Me Going Keeps On A Rainin' Pinchbacks - Take 'em Away Moan You Moaners Lock And Key Weeping Willow Blues Graveyard Dream Blues Send Me To The 'lectric Chair Worried Life Blues You've Got To Give Me Some Jailhouse Blues I've Got What It Takes But It Breaks My Chicago Bound Blues Put It Right Here (or Keep It Out There) Thinking Blues Careless Love Blues (alternate Take) Kitchen Man Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl Down Hearted Blues Worn Out Papa Blues Down In The Dumps Shipwreck Blues Standin' In The Rain Blues Poor Man's Blues Take Me For A Buggy Ride Yellow Dog Blues Whoa Tillie Take Your Time There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight Haunted House Blues If You Don't I Know Who Will Boweavil Blues Preachin' The Blues Trombone Cholly Oh Daddy Blues Pickpocket Blues Mistreatin' Daddy It Makes My Love Come Down I'm Wild About That Thing I Ain't Got Nobody Foolish Man Blues Lady Luck Blues Frosty Morning Blues St Louis Blues Wasted Life Blues Sorrowful Blues In The House Blues Dixie Flyer Blues Midnight Blues Nobody In Town Can Bake A Sweet Jelly Roll Like Mine I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle Reckless Blues Mean Old Bedbug Blues Baby Won't You Please Come Home Yodling Blues Baby Doll Sam Jones Blues Any Woman's Blues Blue Blues Beale Street Mama Gimme A Pigfoot I'm Going Back To My Used To Be New Orleans Hop Scop Blues Gulf Coast Blues Dirty No-gooder's Blues Eavesdropper's Blues Rocking Chair Blues Empty Bed Blues My Man Blues St. Louis Gal Squeeze Me Outside Of That Young Woman's Blues Cake Walking Babies (from Home) Lost Your Head Blues Back Water Blues Safety Mama My Sweetie Went Away Alexander's Ragtime Band Do Your Duty Muddy Water Devil's Gonna Get You Hard Time Blues A Good Man Is Hard To Find Keep It To Yourself Mama's Got The Blues At The Christmas Ball See If I'll Care Bleeding Hearted Blues Blue Spirit Blues Easy Come Easy Go Blues What's The Matter Now After You've Gone Don't Cry Baby Please Help Me Get Him Off My Mind Yes Indeed He Do ! Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town Follow The Deal On Down You've Been A Good Old Wagon Me And My Gin Yes Indeed He Do You've Been A Good Ole Wagon Slow And Easy Man Dyin' By The Hour On Revival Day (a Rhythmic Spiritual) Lou'siana Low Down Blues Sing Sing Prison Blues (feat. Buster Bailey, Don Redman & Fred Longshaw) Looking For My Man Blues Honey Man Blues (feat. Fletcher Henderson) Lonesome Desert Blues It Won't Be You I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama I Want Ev'ry Bit Of It (feat. Clarence Williams) Nobody's Blues But Mine House Rent Blues Far Away Blues Hard Driving Papa (feat. Joe Smith & Fletcher Henderson) Mountain Top Blues (feat. Don Redman & Fletcher Henderson) Money Blues (feat. Joe Smith & Fletcher Henderson)
Related Information for Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer.Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, 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.The 1900 census indicates that Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in July 1892. However, the 1910 census recorded her birthday as April 15, 1894, a date that appears on all subsequent documents and was observed by the entire Smith family. Census data also contributes to controversy about the size of her family. The 1870 and 1880 censuses report three older half-siblings, while later interviews... read more