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 Offer Bessie Smith Volume 4 - Empty Bed Blues

Original Recordings 1927-1928

Bessie Smith

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Contents:

Berlin, I: Alexander's Ragtime Band

3:02
  • Bessie Smith Band
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 2 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Harry Richman: Muddy Water

3:08
  • Bessie Smith Band
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 2 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Henry Creamer: After you've gone

2:57
  • Bessie Smith Band
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 2 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Joe Hayden: There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight

3:20
  • Bessie Smith Band
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 2 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Brooks, S: Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair

3:25
  • Bessie Smith Blue Boys
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 3 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Brooks, S: Them's Graveyard Words

2:59
  • Bessie Smith Blue Boys
  • Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 3 March 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Henry Creamer: Sweet Mistreater

3:02
  • Bessie Smith (vocals), James Price Johnson (piano)
  • Recorded: 1 April 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Henry Creamer: Lock And Key

2:59
  • Bessie Smith (vocals), James Price Johnson (piano)
  • Recorded: 1 April 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Bessie Smith: Foolish Man Blues

2:55
  • Bessie Smith (vocals), June Cole (tuba), Fletcher Henderson (piano), Tommy Ladnier (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 27 October 1927
  • Recording Venue: New York

Bessie Smith: Thinking Blues

3:11
  • Demas Dean (trumpet), Bessie Smith (vocals), Charlie Green (trombone), Fred Longshaw (piano)
  • Recorded: 9 February 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York
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Lajos Miller: I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama

2:54
  • Demas Dean (trumpet), Bessie Smith (vocals), Charlie Green (trombone), Fred Longshaw (piano)
  • Recorded: 9 February 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

P. Fuller: I'd Rather Be Dead And Buried In My Grave

2:59
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Bessie Smith (vocals), Ernest Elliott (clarinet), Bob Fuller (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 16 February 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Bessie Smith: Standin' In The Rain Blues

2:55
  • Demas Dean (trumpet), Bessie Smith (vocals), Charlie Green (trombone), Fred Longshaw (piano)
  • Recorded: 21 February 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Bessie Smith: It Won't Be You

2:50
  • Demas Dean (trumpet), Bessie Smith (vocals), Charlie Green (trombone), Fred Longshaw (piano)
  • Recorded: 21 February 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Empty Bed Blues

6:24
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Bessie Smith (vocals), Charlie Green (trombone)
  • Recorded: 10 March 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Bessie Smith: Please Help Me Get Him Off My Mind

3:00
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Bessie Smith (vocals), Joe Williams (trombone)
  • Recorded: 25 August 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Williams, S: Washwoman's Blues

3:13
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Ernest Elliott (clarinet), Bob Fuller (clarinet), Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 24 August 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Porter Grainger: Devil's Gonna Get You

3:14
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Ernest Elliott (clarinet), Bob Fuller (clarinet), Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 24 August 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York

Porter Grainger: Yes Indeed He Do

3:16
  • Porter Grainger (piano), Ernest Elliott (clarinet), Bob Fuller (clarinet), Bessie Smith (vocals)
  • Recorded: 24 August 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York
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