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Blues Masters, Vol. 11: Classic Blues Woman [sound recording]

Catalog Data

Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959  Search this
Smith, Mamie  Search this
Williams, Clarence 1893-1965  Search this
Taylor, Eva 1896-1977  Search this
Smith, Trixie 1895-1943  Search this
Rainey, Ma 1886-1939  Search this
Wallace, Sippie  Search this
Cox, Ida 1889-1967  Search this
Smith, Bessie 1894-1937  Search this
Johnson, Mary  Search this
Martin, Sara 1884-1955  Search this
Spivey, Victoria  Search this
Hunter, Alberta  Search this
Johnson, Edith 1894-1969  Search this
Brown, Henry  Search this
Pierce, Billie 1907-1974  Search this
Pierce, De De 1904-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Musical sound recordings
United States
New York
Blues masters series produced by James Austin ; compiled by Sam Charters. Selections previously released 1920-1984. Notes by Samuel Charters on container insert.
Recorded in: New York, United States.
Table of contents:
Crazy blues (Mamie Smith & her Jazz Hounds) -- Papa de-da-da (vocal by Eva Taylor) -- My man rocks me (with one steady roll) (Trixie Smith & the Jazz Masters) -- Railroad blues (Trixie Smith) -- Yonder come the blues (Ma Rainey with her Georgia Band) -- Countin' the blues (Ma Rainey acc. by her Georgia Jazz Band) -- Daddy goodbye blues (Ma Rainey) -- Baby, I can't use you no more (Sippie Wallace with Clarence Williams' Blue Five) -- Bone orchard blues (Ida Cox) -- Nobody knows you when you're down and out (Bessie Smith) -- Barrel house flat blues (Mary Johnson) -- When a 'gator holler, folks say it's a sign of rain (Margaret Johnson with the Black and Blue Trio) -- Any-kind-a-man (Victoria Spivey and her Chicago Four) -- You can't tell the difference after dark (Alberta Hunter) -- Little drops of water (Henry Brown & Edith Johnson) -- Married man blues (Billie & Dee Dee Pierce) -- Careless love (Billie & Dee Dee Pierce) -- Stormy blues (Billie Holiday)
Track information:
101 Crazy Blues / Mamie Smith
102 Papa De-Da-Da / Clarence Williams, Eva Taylor
103 My Man Rocks Me with a Steady Roll / Trixie Smith
104 Railroad Blues / Trixie Smith
105 Yonder Come the Blues / Ma Rainey
106 Countin' the Blues / Ma Rainey
107 Daddy Goodbye Blues / Ma Rainey
108 Baby, I Can't Use You No More / Clarence Williams, Sippie Wallace
109 Bone Orchard Blues / Ida Cox
110 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out / Bessie Smith
111 Barrel House Flat Blues / Mary Johnson
112 When a Gator Holler, Folks Say its a Sign of Rain / Sara Martin
113 Any Kind of Man / Victoria Spivey
114 You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark / Alberta Hunter
115 Little Drops of Water / Edith Johnson, Henry Brown
116 Married Man Blues / Billie Pierce, De De Pierce
117 Careless Love / Billie Pierce, De De Pierce
118 Stormy Blues / Billie Holiday
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Local number:
Rhino 71134
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections