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The Resource Bessie Smith : the world's greatest blues singer, (sound recording)

Bessie Smith : the world's greatest blues singer, (sound recording)

Label
Bessie Smith : the world's greatest blues singer
Title
Bessie Smith
Title remainder
the world's greatest blues singer
Title variation
World's greatest blues singer
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Bessie
Form of composition
blues
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Blues vocals; Bessie Smith, vocals ; in part, with her Down Home Trio ; other instrumental acc. featuring Clarence Williams, Fletcher Henderson, Steve Stevens, James P. Johnson, Fred Longshaw, pianos ; Charlie Green, trombone ; Ed Allen, Louis Bacon, cornets ; Buck and his Band, with Jack Teagarden and Benny Goodman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1965
  • 1897-1952
  • 1894-1955
  • 1904-1967
  • 1905-1964
  • 1909-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Clarence
  • Henderson, Fletcher
  • Stevens, Steve
  • Johnson, James P.
  • Longshaw, Fred
  • Green, Charlie
  • Allen, Ed
  • Bacon, Louis
  • Teagarden, Jack
  • Goodman, Benny
  • Down Home Trio
  • Buck and his Band
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
Label
Bessie Smith : the world's greatest blues singer, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Columbia: GP 33
  • Biographical and historical program notes by Chris Albertson, with discography and personnel listings, ([10] p.) on container and inserted
  • "The first two discs of the complete Bessie Smith library."
  • Recorded in New York City, 1923-1933
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Down hearted blues (3:23) -- Gulf coast blues (3:03) -- Aggravatin' papa (3:15) -- Beale Street mama (3:33) -- Baby won't you please come home (2:54) -- Oh daddy (You won't have no mama at all) (3:02) -- Tain't nobody's bizness if I do (3:23) -- Keeps on a-rainin' (Papa he can't make no time) (3:03) -- Mama's got the blues (2:55) -- Outside of that (3:27) -- Bleeding hearted blues (3:05) -- Lady luck blues (3:06) -- Yodling blues (3:10) -- Midnight blues (3:15) -- If you don't, I know who will (3:33) -- Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mine (3:28) -- See if I'll care (3:22) -- Baby have pity on me (3:17) -- On revival day (A rhythmic spiritual) (2:55) -- Moan, you mourners (3:10) -- Hustlin' Dan (3:30) -- Black mountain blues (3:07) -- In the house blues (3:00) -- Long old road (3:26) -- Blue blue (3:10) -- Shipwreck blues (3:19) -- Need a little sugar in my bowl (2:46) -- Safety mama (3:22) -- Do your duty (3:24) -- Gimme a pigfoot (3:37) -- Take me for a buggy ride (2:35) -- Down in the dumps (3:09)
Control code
3362680
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (103 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
77765787
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
  • UMKC: Marr: container missing.
  • UMKC: Marr copies form parts of both the Charlie Menees and Dave Dexter Collections.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • CV 1040
  • CV 1041
  • GP 33 (CV 1040--CV 1041)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(WaOLN)1691763
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bessie Smith : the world's greatest blues singer, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Columbia: GP 33
  • Biographical and historical program notes by Chris Albertson, with discography and personnel listings, ([10] p.) on container and inserted
  • "The first two discs of the complete Bessie Smith library."
  • Recorded in New York City, 1923-1933
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Down hearted blues (3:23) -- Gulf coast blues (3:03) -- Aggravatin' papa (3:15) -- Beale Street mama (3:33) -- Baby won't you please come home (2:54) -- Oh daddy (You won't have no mama at all) (3:02) -- Tain't nobody's bizness if I do (3:23) -- Keeps on a-rainin' (Papa he can't make no time) (3:03) -- Mama's got the blues (2:55) -- Outside of that (3:27) -- Bleeding hearted blues (3:05) -- Lady luck blues (3:06) -- Yodling blues (3:10) -- Midnight blues (3:15) -- If you don't, I know who will (3:33) -- Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mine (3:28) -- See if I'll care (3:22) -- Baby have pity on me (3:17) -- On revival day (A rhythmic spiritual) (2:55) -- Moan, you mourners (3:10) -- Hustlin' Dan (3:30) -- Black mountain blues (3:07) -- In the house blues (3:00) -- Long old road (3:26) -- Blue blue (3:10) -- Shipwreck blues (3:19) -- Need a little sugar in my bowl (2:46) -- Safety mama (3:22) -- Do your duty (3:24) -- Gimme a pigfoot (3:37) -- Take me for a buggy ride (2:35) -- Down in the dumps (3:09)
Control code
3362680
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (103 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
77765787
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
  • UMKC: Marr: container missing.
  • UMKC: Marr copies form parts of both the Charlie Menees and Dave Dexter Collections.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • CV 1040
  • CV 1041
  • GP 33 (CV 1040--CV 1041)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(WaOLN)1691763
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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