Bessie Smith - The Empress 1923 - 1933
Genre: Jazz, Blues
Singer: Bessie Smith
Title: The Empress 1923 - 1933
Short-info: Label: Frémeaux & Associés ‎– FA 223
Type: 2 x CD, Compilation
Country: France
Date of released: 1997
Category: Jazz, Blues
Style:
MP3 album size .rar: 1478 mb
APE album size .rar: 1906 mb
Digital formats: MP3 FLAC APE FLAC MMF AC3 MP2 FLAC ASF

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1-1 Down Hearted Blues 3:30
1-2 Gulf Coast Blues 3:04
1-3 Aggravatin' Papa 3:16
1-4 Beale Street Mama 3:33
1-5 Graveyard Dream Blues 2:42
1-6 Cemetery Blues 3:27
1-7 Any Woman Blues 3:22
1-8 Boweavil Blues
Piano – Irving Johns
2:50
1-9 Weeping Willow Blues 3:07
1-10 Reckless Blues 2:56
1-11 Sobbin' Hearted Blues 2:56
1-12 Cake Walkin' Babies From Home 3:08
1-13 The Yellow Dog Blues 2:56
1-14 Soft Pedal Blues 3:10
1-15 Nashville Woman's Blues 3:10
1-16 Careless Love Blues 3:14
1-17 I Ain't Gonna Play Second Fiddle 3:22
1-18 At The Christmas Ball 3:26
2-1 Squeeze Me 2:50
2-2 Money Blues 3:08
2-3 Baby Doll 2:58
2-4 Young Woman Blues 3:06
2-5 Back Water Blues 3:06
2-6 After You've Gone 2:55
2-7 Alexander's Ragtime Band 2:57
2-8 Muddy Water 3:11
2-9 There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight 3:21
2-10 Trombone Cholly 3:10
2-11 Foolish Man Blues
Cornet – Tommy Ladnier
2:52
2-12 Empty Bed Blues
Piano – Porter Grainger
6:22
2-13 St. Louis Blues 8:20
2-14 Wasted Life Blues 3:02
2-15 On Revival Day 2:56
2-16 Shipwreck Blues
Trumpet – Louis Bacon
3:20
2-17 Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl 2:47
2-18 Take Me For A Buggy Ride
Bass – Billy Taylor*Guitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Leon "Chu" BerryTrombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank Newton
2:36

Credits

  • Banjo – Narcisse "Buddy" Christian* (tracks: 1-3, 1-4), Charlie Dixon (tracks: 1-12, 1-13, 2-6 to 2-9, 2-12, 2-13)
  • Clarinet – Buster Bailey (tracks: 1-12, 1-13, 2-4, 2-6 to 2-9, 2-12, 2-13), Coleman Hawkins (tracks: 2-6 to 2-9)
  • Cornet – Ernest Elliot (tracks: 1-3, 1-4), Joe Smith (tracks: 1-9, 1-12, 1-13, 1-18, 2-1 to 2-4, 2-6 to 2-10, 2-13), Louis Armstrong (tracks: 1-10, 1-11, 1-14 to 1-17)
  • Drums – Joseph "Kaiser" Marshall* (tracks: 2-12, 2-13)
  • Piano – Clarence Williams (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4, 2-1, 2-16, 2-17), Fletcher Henderson (tracks: 1-7, 1-9, 1-12 to 1-18, 2-2 to 2-4, 2-6 to 2-11), Fred Longshaw (tracks: 1-10, 1-11), James P. Johnson* (tracks: 2-5, 2-13 to 2-15), Jimmy Jones (tracks: 1-5, 1-6)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Coleman Hawkins (tracks: 1-12, 1-13), Happy Caldwell (tracks: 2-12, 2-13)
  • Trombone – Charlie Green (tracks: 1-8, 1-9, 1-12 to 1-18, 2-12, 2-13, 2-16), Jimmy Harrison (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9)
  • Trumpet – Sidney De Paris (tracks: 2-12, 2-13)
  • Tuba – Harry Hull (tracks: 2-12, 2-13), Ralph Escudero (tracks: 1-12, 1-13)

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