Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith
 
The Bessie Smith Collection: 1923-1933

Original Release Date:  July 8, 2014

Track Listing
  • 1. Beale Street Mama
  • 2. Keeps On A-Rainin (Papa He Can't Make No Time)
  • 3. Outside of That
  • 4. Midnight Blues
  • 5. Nobody In Town Can Bake a Jelly Roll Like My Man
  • 6. Whoa, Tillie, Take Your Time
  • 7. I'm Going Back To My Used To Be
  • 8. Mistreatin' Daddy
  • 9. Frosty Mornin' Blues
  • 10. Eavesdropper Blues
  • 11. Sorrowful Blues
  • 12. House Rent Blues
  • 13. Weeping Willow Blues
  • 14. Dying Gambler's Blues
  • 15. Reckless Blues
  • 16. Sobbin' Hearted Blues
  • 17. Cold In Hand Blues
  • 18. St Louis Blues
  • 19. Cake Walkin' Babies
  • 20. J.C. Holmes Blues
  • 21. My Man Blues
  • 22. Nobody's Blues But Mine
  • 23. I've Been Mistreated and I Don't Like It
  • 24. I Want Every Bit of It
  • 25. Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town
  • 26. Baby Doll
  • 27. Honey Man Blues
  • 28. One and Two Blues
  • 29. Young Woman's Blues
  • 30. Muddy Water
  • 31. There'll Be a Hot Time In Old Town Tonight
  • 32. Sweet Mistreater
  • 33. Dyin' By the Hour
  • 34. I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama
  • 35. Put It Right Here
  • 36. Standin' In the Rain Blues
  • 37. Devil's Gonna Git You
  • 38. Me and My Gin
  • 39. My Kitchen Man
  • 40. I've Got What It Takes
  • 41. He's Got Me Goin'
  • 42. You Don't Understand
  • 43. New Orleans Hop Scop Blues
  • 44. Blue Spirit Blues
  • 45. See If I Care
  • 46. Shipwreck Blues
  • 47. I'm Down In the Dumps
  • 48. Take Me For a Buggy Ride
Credits
  • Bessie Smith: Composer, Vocals
  • Buster Bailey: Clarinet, Accompaniment
  • Chu Berry: Sax (Tenor)
  • James P. Johnson: Piano, Composer, Accompaniment
  • Eddie Lang: Guitar, Accompaniment
  • Jack Teagarden: Trombone, Accompaniment
  • Perry Bradford: Composer
  • Louis Metcalf: Cornet
  • Harry Reser: Guitar
  • W.C. Handy: Composer
  • Don Redman: Clarinet, Composer, Accompaniment
  • Coleman Hawkins: Clarinet, Sax (Tenor), Accompaniment
  • Andy Razaf: Composer
  • Tommy Ladnier: Cornet
  • Ed Allen: Cornet
  • Louis Armstrong: Cornet, Accompaniment
  • Louis Bacon: Trumpet
  • George Baquet: Clarinet
  • George Brooks: Composer
  • Garvin Bushell: Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
  • Buddy Christian: Banjo
  • June Cole: Tuba
  • Henry Creamer: Composer
  • Demas Dean: Cornet
  • Charlie Dixon: Banjo
  • Fletcher Henderson: Piano, Accompaniment
  • Porter Grainger: Piano, Composer
  • Jimmy Harrison: Trombone
  • Alexander Hill: Composer
  • J.C. Johnson: Composer
  • Jimmy Jones: Piano
  • Turner Layton: Composer
  • Fred Longshaw: Organ, Piano, Composer, Accompaniment
  • Leslie Miller: Composer
  • Elmer Snowden: Banjo
  • Cyrus St. Clair: Tuba
  • Jo Trent: Composer
  • Roy Turk: Composer
  • Greely Walton: Sax (Tenor)
  • Buck Washington: Piano, Leader
  • Clarence Williams: Piano, Composer, Accompaniment
  • Spencer Williams: Composer
  • Ernest Elliott: Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
  • Charlie Green: Trombone, Accompaniment
  • Floyd Casey: Drums
  • Bob Escudero: Tuba
  • Eddie Brown: Composer
  • Harry Richman: Composer
  • Clara Smith: Vocals
  • Wesley Wilson: Composer
  • Ed Kirkeby: Composer
  • Billy Taylor, Sr.: Bass
  • Jimmy Cox: Composer
  • Bob Fuller: Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
  • Joe Hayden: Composer
  • Irving Johns: Composer
  • Max Kortlander: Composer
  • John Griffin: Guitar
  • Stanley Miller: Piano
  • Maceo Pinkard: Composer
  • Russell Robinson: Composer
  • Henry Troy: Composer
  • Harry Burke: Composer
  • Jack Gee: Composer
  • Bobby Johnson: Guitar
  • Traditional: Composer
  • George W. Thomas: Composer
  • Bob Ricketts: Composer
  • Robert Robbins: Violin
  • Isadore Myers: Piano
  • Joe Williams: Trombone
  • Buck & His Band: Accompaniment
  • Hezekiah Jenkins: Composer
  • Peter de Rose: Composer
  • Harold Gray: Composer
  • Joe Smith: Cornet, Accompaniment
  • Theo Metz: Composer
  • Lon Christian Smith: Composer
  • Alex Belledna: Composer
  • Frank Newton: Trumpet
  • Paul Carter: Composer
  • Henderson's Hot Six: Accompaniment
  • Iris Horsley: Composer
  • Gordon De Maudray Jackson: Composer
  • Babe Thompson: Composer
  • Roy C. Layer: Composer
  • Leole Wilson: Composer
 
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