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Bessie Smith - blues singer

Bessie Smith (April 1894 – September was an American blues singer. (Picture: Bessie Smith, by Carl Van Vechten) Sometimes referred to as The Empress of the ...

Portrait of Smith by Carl Van Vechten

Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith Female blues musician of the

bessie smith | Bessie Smith, an early blues singer known for her powerful voice

Bessie Smith, Blues and Jazz Singer. She was the voice of the Roaring Twenties.

Blues singer Bessie Smith poses for a portrait circa

Portrait of Bessie Smith. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten, 1936. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.


Bat027 Smith, Bessie

Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith: April 1894 -

Bessie Smith was a rough, crude, violent woman. She was also the greatest of the classic Blues singers of the 1920s. | A Few Of My Favorite Things ...

Ma Rainey

Bessie smith

... unapologetically bisexual Bessie must have been like.

Bessie Smith Any Women's Blues 2 lp set from the classic blues singer

Portrait of Bessie Smith holding feathers, 1936. Gelatin silver print. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (004.00.00)

HBO's 'Bessie' offers a lesson in show biz and the blues. Bessie SmithBlack ...

Bebop Era

Bessie (2015) The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose

... is the image in its original context on the page: http://montrealesbi.tripod.com/fr/galerie.html Bessie Smith: http://www.nrk.no/img/202813.jpeg Below ...

“Chirpin' the Blues” sheet music with endorsement by Bessie Smith

Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds; 11. City Blues Singers Ma Rainey “Mother of the Blues” Bessie Smith “ ...

Vaughan was highly influenced by the early blues style, of W.C. Handy. Handy's invention or development of the Memphis Blues, drew on the folk style of the ...

Bessie Smith, the popular jazz singer records her first Jazz album

Queen Latifah to Star as Bessie Smith in HBO Biopic

Sunday lunch with Ma Bessie - vintage blues and jazz of Bessie Smith with Julia Titus

Zora Neale Hurston

Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith in HBO's 'Bessie'. Photo courtesy of HBO.

A small sample of the many resources we hold about Bessie Smith.

2 (Digitally Remastered)Bessie Smith

Holiday aged 2 in 1917

Young Woman's BluesBessie Smith

The female fan - 'this is our last chance' - Bessie Stewart (LOC

Bessie Smith. 16th February 1923. Releases her first recording, Down-hearted Blues, which sells a million copies in a matter of six months.

Rough Guide To Bessie SmithBessie Smith

LOUIS BLUES, Bessie Smith on poster art, 1929. - Stock Image

Blues musician Graham Pewter is the former co-host of Bermuda Blues on FM radio

Bessie Smith


Art. Smith & Mr. Ozaki (LOC) - Stock Image

Bessie Smith - Empty Bed BluesBessie Smith · "

Perry Farrell Satellite Party performs Lollapalooza afterparty House Blues Chicago,Il - Stock Image

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Rory Block A Woman's Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith

Dawes performs at The Congress Theater during Bluegrass and Blues Festival in Chicago

... Portrait of Bessie Smith, February 3, 1936. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.

Perry Farrell Satellite Party performs Lollapalooza afterparty House Blues Chicago,Il - Stock Image

Blues legend JOSH WHITE, 1962 - Stock Image

Bessie Smith first recorded in 1923, launching a blues career that would have no parallel during the classic ...

Sheet music cover image of the song 'Songs by JL Gilbert No 2 Bonnie,

Bessie Smith

Bessie's make-up was also beautiful and very classical.

Discovered by Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba's talent, bravery, and musical accomplishments have been overshadowed by the famous men she was surrounded by, ...

Frank Teschemacher

Simone deeply believed that relationships between women and gender solidarity were central to black pride. The person who led her to understand this was her ...

File:St Louis Blues (1929).webm Play media. Interpretation by Bessie Smith ...


Single by Bessie Smith

Bessie Jones For our final show of 2014 we have a diverse mix show spanning the 1920's through the 1970's and along the way we pay tribute to two blues ...

The Blues. Gabriel Brown and Rochelle French, Eatonville, Florida, Photo by Alan

Mamie Smith's 1920 recording of “Crazy Blues” was the first successful recording of a song by a blues singer.

... is the image in its original context on the page: http://www.bobgruen.com/files/muddywaters.html Muddy Waters: ...

... the page: http://archives.waiting-forthe-sun.net/Pages/ArtisticInfluences/Blues/Bios/RbtJohnson.html Sources of Information: Robert Johnson Born: May 8, ...

Archive for the 'Bessie Smith' Category

Bassist - Geddy Lee

George W. Johnson (singer) - A photo of Johnson from The Phonoscope,

The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, with Miche Braden and Keith Loftis, in a Penguin Rep production at St. Luke's Theater.

The James A. Drake Interviews • Ted Lewis (Conclusion)

1940–47: Successes[edit]

Bessie Smith (Van Vechten Sep. 1936)

"Bessie"Bessie Smith


Interpretation by Bessie Smith, 1929

Music 345: Race, Identity, and Representation in American Music | Student Blogs and Library Exhibit Companion

Let's take a look at some of Smith's beautiful hairstyles and get some hair inspiration!


10- Bessie Smith records Downhearted Blues

Holiday at the Downbeat club, New York, c. February 1947


Highway 61 Revisited - Image: Charlie Mc Coy 03

A trio of cylinders selected by Edison contemporaries to represent the birth of commercial sound recording--as an industry, as a practical technology, ...

Bessie Jones was one of the most popular performers on the 1960s and '70s folk circuit, appearing-usually at the helm of the Georgia Sea Island Singers-at ...

Whiting also had hits with songs from the Broadway musicals St. Louis Woman and Call Me Mister in 1946. Those first recordings under her name were recorded ...

Birth of the Blues: Bessie Griffin

St. Louis Blues cover.jpg

“Memphis Blues” is not in a standard 12-bar form! Its a 16-bar form. A 12-bar like figure appears in the chorus, but it is not clearly laid out.

535 Bessie Smith Famous Jazz Singer

Blind Willie Johnson

Lucrezia Bori (G. G. Bain Collection, Library of Congress)

Louis Armstrong

Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964

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