Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith

Posted in Uncategorized on March 13th, 2010 by kokoro

Since we didn’t get to hear any music in class when we talked about Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith, here they are!

Ma Rainey – Southern Blues (1923)

Ma Rainey – Farewell Daddy Blues (1924)

Ma Rainey – See See Rider Blues (1924)

Ma Rainey – Slave to the Blues (1925)

Ma Rainey – Little Low Mama Blues (1926)

Ma Rainey – Trust No Man (1926)

Ma Rainey – Ma and Pa Poorhouse Blues (1928)

Bessie Smith – ‘Tain’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do (1923)

Bessie Smith – Woman’s Trouble Blues (1924)

Bessie Smith – Money Blues (1926)

Bessie Smith – Young Woman’s Blues (1926)

Bessie Smith – Washwoman’s Blues (1928)

Bessie Smith – Black Mountain Blues (1930)

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