Smith, Bessie 1894-1937
Most widely held works about Bessie Smith
Most widely held works by Bessie Smith
Bessie Smith the collection by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
The ladies sing the blues ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950's. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances.
Bessie Smith : empress of the blues by Bessie Smith ( )
21 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The essential Bessie Smith by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Bessie Smith was a famous blues singer during the 1920's and 30's. All of these recordings were made during a 10 year period from 1923-1933. Includes 36 tracks on 2 discs that feature performances with Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman.
The complete recordings by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
10 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The panic is on the great American depression as seen by the common man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
This multifaceted set communicates both the painful hard times of the Great Depression and the grace and strong will of the common man in confronting it. Period newsreel and documentary film footage convey the feel of the times. Classic musical recordings reflect the popular mood of the day. The booklet includes photographs, letters, and first hand recollections.
Martin Scorsese presents The best of the blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A distillation of the five-disc series, this album has so many different artists and styles that it is made very clear that the blues are as varied and individual as the artists themselves.
At the jazz band ball early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
A collection of early film clips featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age.
That's Black entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Vol. 1 covers the history of Black filmmaking from its earliest days through the twenties, focusing on the movies that were made and the production companies that produced them and includes three short films. Vol. 2 compiles a vintage video collection of three-minute music videos called "soundies" that were originally screened on a visual jukebox called Panorams during the 1940s.
Bessie Smith by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection.
Blues masters. Volume 11, Classic blues women ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The best of jazz & blues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"Musicals shorts, produced to merely fill out the film program, have in many cases acquired more value than the features they once supported. Filmed at the Paramount Studios in Astoria, Queens, these films offer unparalleled opportunities to see and hear great artists in action -- and sometimes present surprisingly gutsy subject matter via truly innovative film technique." -- Container.
Bessie Smith the world's greatest blues singer by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection.
The complete recordings. Vol. 2 by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Bessie Smith, the complete recordings. Vol. 3 by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Blues masters the essential history of the blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music.
Legends of the blues. Volume 1 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Bessie Smith songbook ( )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Nobody's blues but mine by Bessie Smith ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection.
American popular music : from minstrelsy to MP3 by Larry Starr ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
African American musicians African Americans African American singers African American women musicians African American women singers Baez, Joan Biography Blues (Music) Blues musicians Brown, James,--1933-2006 Charles, Ray,--1930-2004 Cox, Ida,--1889-1967 Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Drama Feminism and music Fiction Franklin, Aretha Garland, Judy History Holiday, Billie,--1915-1959 Hunter, Alberta Jackson, Mahalia,--1911-1972 Jazz Jazz vocals Johnson, Robert Juvenile works King, B. B Little Richard,--1932- Madonna,--1958- Merman, Ethel Midler, Bette Muddy Waters,--1915-1983 Music Nonfiction films O'Day, Anita Pennsylvania Popular music Rainey, Ma,--1886-1939 Singers Smith, Bessie,--1894-1937 Texts Tombs Tucker, Sophie,--1884-1966 United States Waters, Ethel,--1896-1977 Williams, Lucinda Women Women blues musicians Women singers
Smith, Elizabeth, 1894-1937
Smith, Elizabeth, ca 1894-1937
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