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Empty Bed Blues / Bessie Smith.

Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937 (Author). Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 (Added Author). Smith, Joe. (Added Author). Green, Charlie. (Added Author). Williams, Clarence, 1893-1965 (Added Author). Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952 (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (76 min.) : digital, monophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: London : ASV, [1996]

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General Note: Compact disc.
Formatted Contents Note: Downhearted blues (3:27) -- Keep on a rainin -- St. Louis Blues -- Col in Hand blues -- Cake walkin babies -- The yellow dog blues -- At the Christmas ball -- Jazzbo brown from memphis town -- The gin house blues -- BAby doll -- Lost your head blues -- Back water blues -- Trombone cholly -- Send me to the lectric chair -- Dyin by the hour -- Empty bed blues -- Put it right here -- I'm wild about that thing -- Kitchen man -- Nobody knows you when you're down and out -- New Orleans hop scop blues -- Do your duty -- Gimme a pig foot and a bottle of beer.
Participant or Performer Note: Bessie Smith, vocals ; various acc. including Louis Armstrong, Joe Smith, cornet ; Charlie Green, trombone ; Clarence Williams, Fletcher Henderson, piano.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded Feb. 16, 1923 to Nov. 24, 1933 in New York City.
Subject: Blues (Music) > To 1931.
Blues (Music) > 1931-1940.

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