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Bessie Smith - The Collection FLAC album


Performer: Bessie Smith
Genre: Jazz / Blues
Title: The Collection
Country: US
Released: 1989
Style: Country Blues, Delta Blues
Label: Columbia
Catalog Number: CJ 44441
FLAC version ZIP size: 2853 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1670 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2232 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 904

Tracklist

1Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Written-By – J. Wood
3:12
2Weepin' Willow Blues
Written-By – P. Carter
3:10
3Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out
Written-By – J. Cox
2:57
4You've Been A Good Ole Wagon
Written-By – Smith, Balcom
3:27
5'Taint Nobody's Bizness If I Do
Written-By – E. Robbins, P. Grainger
3:28
6St. Louis Blues
Written-By – W.C. Handy
3:11
7My Sweetie Went Away (She Didn't Say Where, When Or Why)
Written-By – L. Handman, R. Turk
3:12
8Young Woman's Blues
Written-By – B. Smith
3:09
9Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
Written-By – H. Richman, J. Trent, P. DeRose
3:06
10Do Your Duty
Written-By – W. Wilson
3:26
11Downhearted Blues
Written-By – A. Hunter, L. Austin
3:24
12I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Written-By – P. Bradford
3:21
13Reckless Blues
Written-By – F. Longshaw
3:01
14Black Mountain Blues
Written-By – H. Cole
2:59
15Gimme A Pigfoot
Written-By – W.S. Wilson
3:30
16Empty Bed Blues (Parts 1 & 2)
Written-By – J.C. Johnson
6:23

Credits

  • Alto SaxophoneGarvin Bushell (tracks: B5)
  • BanjoCharlie Dixon (tracks: B2)
  • ClarinetBenny Goodman (tracks: B7, B8), Buster Bailey (tracks: B1, B2), Coleman Hawkins (tracks: B2), George Baquet
  • CornetEd Allen (tracks: B5, B6), Joe Smith (tracks: A4, B1, B2), Louis Armstrong (tracks: A5 to A8)
  • CoverAllen Weinberg
  • Double BassBilly Taylor (tracks: B7, B8)
  • Engineer [Remastering]Frank Abbey
  • GuitarBobby Johnson (tracks: B7, B8), Lincoln Conaway (tracks: B3)
  • Liner NotesChris Albertson
  • OrganFred Longshaw (tracks: A5, A6)
  • PianoBuck Washington (tracks: B7, B8), Clarence Williams (tracks: A1, A2, B5), Fletcher Henderson (tracks: A4, A8 to B2), Fred Longshaw (tracks: A7), Jimmy Jones (tracks: A3), Porter Grainger (tracks: B3, B4), Steve Stevens (tracks: B6)
  • ProducerFrank Walker, John Hammond
  • Producer [Digital Production]Michael Brooks
  • Tenor SaxophoneGreely Walton (tracks: B3), Chu Berry (tracks: B7, B8)
  • TromboneCharlie Green (tracks: A4, A8, B4), Jack Teagarden (tracks: B7, B8), Jimmy Harrison (tracks: B2)
  • TrumpetFrank Newton (tracks: B7, B8)
  • TubaCyrus St. Clair (tracks: B5)
  • VocalsBessie Smith

Notes

All tracks originally recorded in New York.

Track #A1 recorded February 16, 1923: Columbia A.3844 (mx 80863-5)
#A2 - April 26, 1923: Columbia A.3898 (mx 80862-10)
#A3 - October 15, 1923: Columbia 13000-D (mx 81245-6)
#A4 - September 26, 1924: Columbia 14042-D (mx 140062-2)
#A5 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14064-D (mx 140241-1)
#A6 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14056-D (mx 140242-1)
#A7 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14079-D (mx 140251-1)
#A8 - May 27, 1925: Columbia 14090-D (mx 140630-1)
#B1 - October 26, 1926: Columbia 14179-D (mx W.142878-3)
#B2 - March 2, 1927: Columbia 14197-D (mx W.143569-3)
#B3 - September 27, 1927: Columbia 14250-D (mx W.144796-3)
#B4 - March 20, 1928: Columbia 14312-D (mx W.145785-3/W.145786-1)
#B5 - May 15, 1929: Columbia 14451-D (mx W.148534-3)
#B6 - July 22, 1930: Columbia 14554-D (mx W.150658-2)
#B7 - November 24, 1933: OKeh 8945 (mx W.152577-2)
#B8 - November 24, 1933: OKeh 8949 (mx W.152578-2)

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