Top Lucille Bogan Albums
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Outspoken
Outspoken
[2015]
1930s Blues Classics
1930s Blues Classics
[2010]
Lucille Bogan (Bessie Jackson), Vol. 3 [1934-1935]
Lucille Bogan (Bessie Jackson), Vol. 3 [1934-1935]
[1993]
Lucille Bogan (Bessie Jackson) Vol. 2 [1930-1933]
Lucille Bogan (Bessie Jackson) Vol. 2 [1930-1933]
[1993]
Related Information for Lucille Bogan
Lucille Bogan (April 1, 1897 - August 10, 1948) was an American blues singer, among the first to be recorded. She also recorded under the pseudonym Bessie Jackson. Bogan sang straight-talking blues about drinking ("Sloppy Drunk Blues"), prostitution ("Tricks Ain't Walking No More"), gambling, lesbianism and other facets of what her generation called 'the life'. The jazz critic and sexologist Ernest Borneman grouped her with Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith in the "the big three of the blues".She was born Lucille Anderson in Amory, Mississippi, United States, and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1914, she married Nazareth Lee Bogan, a railwayman, and gave birth to a son, Nazareth Jr., in either... read more