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Bessie Smith
Genres: Blues, Jazz
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All Artists: Bessie Smith
Title: 1928-1929
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Classics France/Trad Alive
Release Date: 11/19/1996
Genres: Blues, Jazz
Styles: Vocal Blues, Traditional Blues, Traditional Jazz & Ragtime
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

CD Reviews

Classic Bessie...
Sébastien Melmoth | Hôtel d'Alsace, PARIS | 01/01/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This disc features the classic tracks Bessie recorded with Clarence Williams (piano) and Eddie Lang (guitar)--some of Lang's best work! The songs reflect Bessie's quintessential ethos: playful sexual innuendo--especially the combination of food & sex, as featured in "Kitchen Man," etc.

The St. Louis Blues tracks are from the early talkie Bessie stared in: the sound is a little rough, but the tracks are historically significant."