Top Ma Rainey Albums
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The Definitive Collection 1924 - 28
The Definitive Collection 1924 - 28
[2019]
Stormy
Stormy
[2018]
Nobody Rocks Me Like My Baby Do
Nobody Rocks Me Like My Baby Do
[2013]
Presenting… Ma Rainey
Presenting… Ma Rainey
[2012]
For All the Blues
For All the Blues
[2012]
Blues Legends (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
Blues Legends (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
[2011]
An Introduction To The Blues
An Introduction To The Blues
[2010]
Shave 'Em Dry Blues
Shave 'Em Dry Blues
[2010]
Sounds Of Music pres. Ma Rainey (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
Sounds Of Music pres. Ma Rainey (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
[2010]
Musikladen (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
Musikladen (Digitally Re-Mastered Recordings)
[2010]
Blues Masters Ma Rainey (Volume 6)
Blues Masters Ma Rainey (Volume 6)
[2009]
Mother of the Blues
Mother of the Blues
[2007]
An Introduction to Ma Rainey
An Introduction to Ma Rainey
[2006]
Hustlin' Blues
Hustlin' Blues
[2005]
1923-1928
1923-1928
[1997]
Ma Rainey (1928)
Ma Rainey (1928)
[1993]
Ma Rainey
Ma Rainey
[1992]
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
[1990]
Related Information for Ma Rainey
Gertrude Pridgett Rainey, better known as Ma Rainey (Columbus, Georgia, April 26, 1886 – Columbus, Georgia, December 22, 1939), was one of the earliest known professional blues singers and one of the first generation of such singers to record. She was billed as The Mother of the Blues. She did much to develop and popularize the form and was an important influence on younger blues women, such as Bessie Smith, and their careers.She first appeared on stage in Columbus in "A Bunch of Blackberries" at the age of 14. She then joined a traveling vaudeville troupe, the Rabbit Foot Minstrels. After hearing a blues song at a theater in St. Louis sung by a local girl in 1902, she started performing in a blues style. She claimed at tha... read more