WorldCat Identities

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Overview
Works: 428 works in 714 publications in 5 languages and 14,309 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Blues (Music)  Jazz  Music‡vTexts 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ma Rainey
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Ma Rainey by Ma Rainey( Recording )

25 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey's black bottom by Ma Rainey( Recording )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woke up this mornin' : poetry of the blues( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Aladdin recordings by Lightnin' Hopkins( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warming by the Devil's fire a film by Charles Burnett( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Czech and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riverside history of classic jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Jimmy Rushing by Jimmy Rushing( Recording )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of blues lyrics heavily weighted to the so-called "country blues" but covering the whole spectrum of blues, from beginnings in Texas, the Mississippi delta, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the female "city blues" singers of the mid-'20's, to later developments in such urban centers as Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago
Jazz singers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz, vol. 11 Addenda( Recording )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessie Smith, the complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago : Jazz classics in digital stereo( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz women : A feminist retrospective( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Ma Rainey first of the great blues singers by Ma Rainey( Recording )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Ma Rainey by Ma Rainey( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainey was known as The Mother of the Blues for good reason. Her voice filled any room with the energy and spunk expected in blues music. Features the best songs from this legendary blues singer
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Ma Rainey Amerikaans straatartieste (1886-1939)

Ma Rainey Bluessängerin

Ma Rainey cantante statunitense

Ma Rainey chanteuse de blues

Ma Rejni

Pridgett, Gertrude.

Pridgett, Gertrude 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude M. 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey Big Memphis Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Gertrude 1886-1939

Rainey Gertrude Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma Gertrude.

Rainey Mc 1886-1939

Μα Ρέινι

Ма Рейни

Ма Рејни

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מא רייני

ما رینی

マ・レイニー

Languages
English (99)

German (1)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Mother of the blues : a study of Ma RaineyShout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a centuryMa Rainey's black bottom : a play in two actsMa Rainey's black bottomContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in musicMother of the blues : a study of Ma Rainey