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Smith, Bessie 

Levnad: f. Elisabeth Smith 15 april 1894 i Chattanooga, Tennessee, d. 26 september 1937 i Clarksdale, MS.
Från: USA.
Verksam som: sångerska.
Musikgenre: ..blues.
Musikstil: classic jazz, classic female blues.
Aktiv: 1910-talet ; 1920-talet ; 1930-talet.

Diskografi
En av de främsta bluessångerskorna. Höjdpunkten i karriären inföll under 20-talet, då hon sjöng in en rad skivor ackompanjerad av musiker som Armstrong, Hawkins, Ladnier m.fl.
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Skivor:  Smith, Bessie........ = i KHs ref 2007-11-13
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1923
World's greatest blues singer
Columbia
1923
The complete recordings, vol. 1
Columbia/Legac
1923
The essential Bessie Smith
Columbia/Legac
1923
The collection
Columbia
1924
The complete recordings, vol. 2 (1924-1925)
Columbia/Legac
1925
The complete recordings, vol. 5: The Final...
Sony/Legacy
1925
Complete recordings, vol. 5: The Final...
Columbia/Legac
1925
The complete recordings, vol. 3
Columbia/Legac
1928
The complete recordings, vol. 4
Columbia/Legac
1951
The Bessie Smith story, vol. 1
Columbia
1951
The Bessie Smith story, vol. 2
Columbia
1951
The Bessie Smith story, vol. 3
Columbia
1951
The Bessie Smith story, vol. 4
Columbia
1974
Any woman's blues
Columbia
1979
Nobody's blues but mine
Columbia
1986
The empress
Columbia
1987
1925-1933
Nimbus
1991
Mother of the blues
Huub
1994
Mama's got the blues
Pearl
1994
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Fourstar
1995
Blue spirit blues
Drive
1995
Do your duty: The essential recordings of...
Indigo
1996
Bessie Smith sings the jazz
EPM Musique
1996
Sings the blues
Sony Special
1996
Beale Street Mama
Charly Budget
1996
1923
Classics
1996
1923-1924
Classics
1996
1924-1925
Classics
1996
1925-1927
Classics
1996
1927-1928
Classics
1996
1928-1929
Classics
1996
Her best recordings: 1923-1933
Best of Jazz
1996
American legends no. 14: Bessie Smith
Laserlight
1997
Vol. 3: 1923-1933
L'art Vocal
1997
Bessie Smith: Members edition
United Audio
1998
1929-1933
Classics
1998
Empress of the blues [Prism]
Prism
1998
1921-1933
Giants of Jazz
1999
Masters
Cleopatra
1999
Queen of the blues
Records
1999
The incomparable
Columbia River
1999
The empress and the pianist: 1923-1931
Epm Musique
1999
Together
Magnum
2000
Woman's trouble blues
Recall


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