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The Resource The empress, Bessie Smith, (sound recording)

The empress, Bessie Smith, (sound recording)

Label
The empress
Title
The empress
Statement of responsibility
Bessie Smith
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Genre
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
Date time place
Recorded in New York City, 1924-1928
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Jazz and blues songs; Bessie Smith, vocals ; Lincoln Conaway, guitar ; Ernest Elliott, alto saxophone ; Buster Bailey, Don Redman, Coleman Hawkins, clarinets ; Charlie Green, Jimmie Harrison, trombones ; Louis Armstrong, Tommy Ladnier, Demas Dean, Joe Smith, cornets ; June Cole, tuba ; Fred Longshaw, piano, harmonium ; James P. Johnson, piano ; Charlie Dixon, banjo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1931
  • 1901-1971
  • 1903-1960
  • 1897-1952
  • 1902-1937
  • approximately 1898-1940
  • 1894-1955
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bailey, Buster
  • Hawkins, Coleman
  • Green, Charlie
  • Harrison, Jimmy
  • Conaway, Lincoln
  • Elliott, Ernest
  • Redman, Don
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Ladnier, Tommy
  • Dean, Demas
  • Cole, June
  • Longshaw, Fred
  • Henderson, Fletcher
  • Grainger, Porter
  • Smith, Joe
  • Escudero, Bob
  • Dixon, Charlie
  • Johnson, James P.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz vocals
  • Jazz
  • Blues (Music)
Label
The empress, Bessie Smith, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Descriptive and historical notes by Chris Albertson, with discographical and personnel listings, on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Sing Sing Prison blues -- Follow the deal on down -- Sinful blues -- Woman's trouble blues -- Love me daddy blues -- Dying gambler's blues -- St. Louis Blues -- Reckless blues -- Mean old bedbug blues -- A good man is hard to find -- Homeless blues -- Looking for my man blues -- Dyin' by the hour -- Foolish man blues -- Thinking blues -- Pickpocket blues
  • Disc 2: Sobbin' hearted blues -- Cold in hand blues -- You've been a good ole wagon -- Cake walkin' babies -- The yellow dog blues -- Soft pe6al blues -- Dixie Flyer blues -- Nashville woman's blues -- Muddy water -- There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight -- Trombone Cholly -- Send me to the 'lectric chair -- Them's graveyard words -- Hot Springs blues -- Sweet mistreater -- Lock and key
Control code
3417339
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
77765701
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • G 30818
  • C 30819
  • C 30830
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The empress, Bessie Smith, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Descriptive and historical notes by Chris Albertson, with discographical and personnel listings, on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: Sing Sing Prison blues -- Follow the deal on down -- Sinful blues -- Woman's trouble blues -- Love me daddy blues -- Dying gambler's blues -- St. Louis Blues -- Reckless blues -- Mean old bedbug blues -- A good man is hard to find -- Homeless blues -- Looking for my man blues -- Dyin' by the hour -- Foolish man blues -- Thinking blues -- Pickpocket blues
  • Disc 2: Sobbin' hearted blues -- Cold in hand blues -- You've been a good ole wagon -- Cake walkin' babies -- The yellow dog blues -- Soft pe6al blues -- Dixie Flyer blues -- Nashville woman's blues -- Muddy water -- There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight -- Trombone Cholly -- Send me to the 'lectric chair -- Them's graveyard words -- Hot Springs blues -- Sweet mistreater -- Lock and key
Control code
3417339
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
77765701
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • G 30818
  • C 30819
  • C 30830
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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