Various ‎– Female Blues Singers

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Documents ‎– 600427
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Tracklist

CD 1 : Mamie Smith
1.1 Mamie Smith ThatThing Called Love 3:13
1.2 Mamie Smith You Can't Keep A Good Man Down 3:19
1.3 Mamie Smith Crazy Blues 3:24
1.4 Mamie Smith It's Right Here For You (If You Don't Get It - 'Tain't No Fault O'Mine) 2:56
1.5 Mamie Smith Farr Thee Honey Blues 2:46
1.6 Mamie Smith The Road Is Rocky (But I Am Gonna Find My Way) 3:06
1.7 Mamie Smith Mem'ries Of You Mammy 3:18
1.8 Mamie Smith If You Don't Want Me Blues 3:20
1.9 Mamie Smith Don't Care Blues 3:03
1.10 Mamie Smith Frankie Blues 3:11
CD 1 : Bessie Smith
1.11 Bessie Smith Down Harter Blues 3:28
1.12 Bessie Smith Graveyard Dream Blues 2:47
1.13 Bessie Smith Far Away Blues 3:03
1.14 Bessie Smith I'm Going Back To My Used To Be 2:56
1.15 Bessie Smith Any Woman's Blues 3:28
1.16 Bessie Smith Chicago Bound Blues 3:19
1.17 Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues 3:13
1.18 Bessie Smith Wreckless Blues 3:06
1.19 Bessie Smith Sobbin' Hearted Blues 3:01
1.20 Bessie Smith Cold In Hand Blues 3:15
1.21 Bessie Smith Cake Walkin' Babies From Home 3:12
1.22 Bessie Smith Dixie Flyer Blues 3:12
CD 2 : Clara Smith - Ma Rainey - Memphis Minnie
2.1 Clara Smith Down In The Mouf' Blues 3:06
2.2 Clara Smith Low Land Moan 3:27
2.3 Clara Smith Woman To Woman 3:24
2.4 Clara Smith You're Getting Old On Your Job 3:16
2.5 Clara Smith What Makes You Act Like That ? 3:09
2.6 Clara Smith You Had Too Much 3:21
2.7 Clara Smith Don't Wear It Show 3:19
CD 2 : Ma Rainey
2.8 Ma Rainey Chain Gang Blues 3:08
2.9 Ma Rainey Wringing And Twisting Blues 2:55
2.10 Ma Rainey Dead Drunk Blues 2:51
2.11 Ma Rainey Ma Rainey's Black Bottom 3:12
2.12 Ma Rainey New Bloweavil Blues 2:54
2.13 Ma Rainey Moonshine Blues 2:56
2.14 Ma Rainey Deep Moanin' Blues 2:43
CD 2 : Memphis Minnie
2.15 Memphis Minnie Has Anyone Seen My Man ? 2:47
2.16 Memphis Minnie I Hate To See The Sun Go Down 2:46
2.17 Memphis Minnie Ice Man (Come On Up) 3:00
2.18 Memphis Minnie Hoodo Lady 3:05
2.19 Memphis Minnie I'm A Bad Luck Woman 3:04
2.20 Memphis Minnie Black Cat Blues 2:57
2.21 Memphis Minnie Good Morning 3:01
CD 3 : Sister Rosetta Tharpe
3.1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe I Look Down The Line (And I Wondered) 3:00
3.2 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Sit Down 2:22
3.3 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Stand By Me 2:54
3.4 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Rock Me 2:48
3.5 Sister Rosetta Tharpe That's All 2:38
3.6 Sister Rosetta Tharpe I Want To Live So God Can Use Me 2:35
3.7 Sister Rosetta Tharpe I Claim Jesus First 2:43
3.8 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Strange Things Happening Every Day 2:54
3.9 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Two Little Fishes And Five Loaves Of Bread 2:59
3.10 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Don't Take Everybody To Be Your Friend 2:29
3.11 Sister Rosetta Tharpe How Far From God 3:00
3.12 Sister Rosetta Tharpe When I Move To The Sky 2:57
3.13 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Jesus Is Here To Stay 2:52
3.14 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Oh When I Come To The End Of My Journey 3:00
3.15 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Beams Of Heaven 2:44
3.16 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air 2:34
3.17 Sister Rosetta Tharpe My Journey To The Sky 3:15
CD 3 : Ethel Waters
3.18 Ethel Waters You Had It Coming To You 2:19
3.19 Ethel Waters What Goes Up Must Come Down 3:03
3.20 Ethel Waters Jeepers Creepers 2:50
3.21 Ethel Waters Bread And Gravy 2:56
3.22 Ethel Waters They Say 2:30
3.23 Ethel Waters Baby What Else Can I Do ? 2:58
3.24 Ethel Waters If You Ever Change Your Mind 2:51
3.25 Ethel Waters I Just Got A Letter 2:26
3.26 Ethel Waters Push Out 2:46
3.27 Ethel Waters Old Man Harlem 2:57
CD 4 : Alberta Hunter - Chicago Legends
4.1 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders St Louis Blues 2:26
4.2 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Moanin' Low 4:44
4.3 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Downhearted Blues 2:57
4.4 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Now I'm Satisfied 2:45
4.5 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Sweet Georgia Brown 6:35
4.6 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders You Better Change 5:36
4.7 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders C-Jam Blues 2:54
4.8 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Streets Paved With Gold 3:04
4.9 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders Gallion Stomp 3:07
4.10 Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders I Will Always Be In Love With You 3:26
CD 4 : Alberta Hunter / Lucille Hegamin / Victoria Spivey - Songs We Taught Your Mother
4.11 Alberta Hunter I Got Myself A Workin' Man 3:16
4.12 Lucille Hegamin St Louis Blues 3:32
4.13 Victoria Spivey Black Snake Blues 4:09
4.14 Alberta Hunter I Got A Mind To Ramble 2:42
4.15 Lucille Hegamin You'll Want My Love 3:00
4.16 Victoria Spivey Going Blues 4:47
4.17 Alberta Hunter You Gotta Reap What You Sow 2:43
4.18 Lucille Hegamin Arkansas Blues 3:40
4.19 Victoria Spivey Got The Blues So Bad 3:09
4.20 Alberta Hunter Chirpin' The Blues 3:33
4.21 Lucille Hegamin Has Anybody Seen My Corinne 4:37
4.22 Victoria Spivey Let Him Beat Me 3:00
CD 5 : Ida Cox With The Coleman Hawkins Quintet - Blues For Rampart Street
5.1 Ida Cox Blues For Rampart Street 3:01
5.2 Ida Cox St Louis Blues 3:25
5.3 Ida Cox Fogyism 4:33
5.4 Ida Cox Wild Woman Don't Have The Blues 3:19
5.5 Ida Cox Hard Time Blues 4:14
5.6 Ida Cox Cherry Pickin' Blues 3:33
5.7 Ida Cox Hard, Oh Lord 3:50
5.8 Ida Cox Lawdy, Lawdy Blues 5:55
5.9 Ida Cox Death Letter Blues 3:42
5.10 Ida Cox Mama Goes Where Papa Goes 3:25
CD 5 : Helen Humes : 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do
5.11 Helen Humes You Can Depend On Me 3:22
5.12 Helen Humes Trouble In Mind 2:41
5.13 Helen Humes Among My Souvenirs 3:14
5.14 Helen Humes Ain't Misbehavin' 4:05
5.15 Helen Humes Star Dust 4:48
5.16 Helen Humes Bill Bailey 2:24
5.17 Helen Humes When I Grow Too Old To Dream 3:38
5.18 Helen Humes A Good Man Is Hard To Find 3:09
5.19 Helen Humes 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do 2:29
5.20 Helen Humes I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good 3:29
5.21 Helen Humes When The Saints Go Marching In 4:04
CD 6 : Big Maybelle
6.1 Big Maybelle Just Want Your Love 3:19
6.2 Big Maybelle Gabbin' Blues 2:45
6.3 Big Maybelle My Country Man 2:38
6.4 Big Maybelle Rain Down Rain 3:07
6.5 Big Maybelle Way Back Home 2:48
6.6 Big Maybelle Stay Away From My Sam 2:35
6.7 Big Maybelle Jinny Mule 2:50
6.8 Big Maybelle Maybelle's Blues 3:14
6.9 Big Maybelle I've Got A Feeling 3:00
6.10 Big Maybelle You'll Never Know 3:05
CD 6 : Big Mama Thornton
6.11 Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog 2:53
6.12 Big Mama Thornton Rock-A-Bye Baby 2:40
6.13 Big Mama Thornton Mischievous Boogie 2:34
6.14 Big Mama Thornton Don't Talk Back 2:50
6.15 Big Mama Thornton You Don't Move Me No More 2:45
6.16 Big Mama Thornton Just Can't Help Myself 2:58
6.17 Big Mama Thornton Stop A-hoppin' On Me 2:39
6.18 Big Mama Thornton They Call Me Big Mama 2:05
6.19 Big Mama Thornton Walking Blues 3:02
6.20 Big Mama Thornton I Smell A Rat 2:39
6.21 Big Mama Thornton I Ain't No Fool Either 2:23
6.22 Big Mama Thornton Willie Mae's Blues 2:43
6.23 Big Mama Thornton Hard Times 2:14
6.24 Big Mama Thornton Big Mama's Coming Home 2:28
6.25 Big Mama Thornton The Fish 2:45
CD 7 : Etta James - At Last!
7.1 Etta James Anything To Say You're Mine 2:35
7.2 Etta James My Dearest Darling 3:01
7.3 Etta James Trust In Me 2:58
7.4 Etta James A Sunday Kind Of Love 3:16
7.5 Etta James Tough Mary 2:24
7.6 Etta James I Just Want To Make Love To You 3:05
7.7 Etta James At last 3:01
7.8 Etta James All I Could Do Was Cry 2:55
7.9 Etta James Stormy Weather 3:08
7.10 Etta James Girl Of My Dreams 2:21
CD 7 : Etta James - Second Time Around
7.11 Etta James Don't Cry Baby 2:27
7.12 Etta James Fool That I Am 2:58
7.13 Etta James One For Me Baby 3:28
7.14 Etta James In My Diary 2:36
7.15 Etta James Seven Day Fool 3:00
7.16 Etta James It's Too Soon To Know 2:48
7.17 Etta James Dream 2:25
7.18 Etta James I'll Dry My Tear 2:38
7.19 Etta James Plum Nuts 3:00
7.20 Etta James Don't Get Around Much Anymore 2:25
CD 8 : Ruth Brown - Rock & Roll
8.1 Ruth Brown Lucky Lips 2:09
8.2 Ruth Brown As Long As I'm Moving 2:45
8.3 Ruth Brown Wild Wild Young Men 2:33
8.4 Ruth Brown Daddy Daddy 2:56
8.5 Ruth Brown Mambo Baby 2:43
8.6 Ruth Brown Teardrops From My Eyes 2:54
8.7 Ruth Brown Hello Little Boy 2:38
8.8 Ruth Brown Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean 2:56
8.9 Ruth Brown 5-10-15 Hours 3:15
8.10 Ruth Brown It's Love Baby 2:43
8.11 Ruth Brown Sentimental Journey 2:37
8.12 Ruth Brown Old Man River 2:16
8.13 Ruth Brown So Long 2:40
8.14 Ruth Brown Oh What A Dream 2:54
CD 8 : Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm
8.15 Ruth Brown This Little Girls Gone Rockin' 1:51
8.16 Ruth Brown Just Too Much 2:29
8.17 Ruth Brown I Hope We Meet 2:43
8.18 Ruth Brown Why Me 2:25
8.19 Ruth Brown Somebody Touched Me 2:27
8.20 Ruth Brown When I Get You Baby 2:10
8.21 Ruth Brown Jack O' Diamonds 2:32
8.22 Ruth Brown I Can't Hear A Word You Say 2:29
8.23 Ruth Brown One More Time 2:40
8.24 Ruth Brown Book Of Lies 2:33
8.25 Ruth Brown I Can See Everybody's Baby 3:04
8.26 Ruth Brown Show Me 2:36
CD 9 : Lavern Baker - Sings Bessie Smith
9.1 LaVern Baker Gimme A Pigfoot 3:10
9.2 LaVern Baker Baby Doll 3:39
9.3 LaVern Baker On Revival Day 3:15
9.4 LaVern Baker Money Blues 2:54
9.5 LaVern Baker I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle 4:07
9.6 LaVern Baker Black Water Blues 4:44
9.7 LaVern Baker Empty Bed Blues 4:54
9.8 LaVern Baker There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight 2:45
9.9 LaVern Baker Nobody Knows You When You're Down 3:58
9.10 LaVern Baker After You've Gone 3:12
9.11 LaVern Baker Young Woman's Blues 2:53
9.12 LaVern Baker Preaching The Blues 2:53
CD 9 : Lavern Baker - Blues Ballads
9.13 LaVern Baker I Cried A Tear 2:37
9.14 LaVern Baker If You Love Me 2:41
9.15 LaVern Baker You're Teasing Me 2:17
9.16 LaVern Baker Love Me Right 1:56
9.17 LaVern Baker Dix-a-billy 1:54
9.18 LaVern Baker So High So Low 2:08
9.19 LaVern Baker I Waited Too Long 2:34
9.20 LaVern Baker Why Baby Why 2:29
9.21 LaVern Baker Humpty Dumpty Heart 2:36
9.22 LaVern Baker It's So Fine 2:23
9.23 LaVern Baker Whipper Snapper 2:12
9.24 LaVern Baker St Louis Blues 2:25
CD 10 : Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin'
10.1 Odetta Gonna Take My Time 2:08
10.2 Odetta Stranger Here 3:22
10.3 Odetta I've Been Living With The Blues 2:43
10.4 Odetta Be My Woman 2:39
10.5 Odetta Poor Man 2:58
10.6 Odetta Empty Pocket Blues 3:30
10.7 Odetta I Just Can't Keep From Cryin' 2:24
10.8 Odetta Special Delivery 2:51
10.9 Odetta If I Had Wings 3:56
10.10 Odetta Darlin' Baby 2:52
10.11 Odetta Misery Blues 2:59
10.12 Odetta House Of The Rising Sun 3:43
CD 10 : Odetta - And The Blues
10.13 Odetta Hard, Oh Lord 4:09
10.14 Odetta Believe I'll Go 3:06
10.15 Odetta Oh, Papa 3:19
10.16 Odetta How Long Blues 2:11
10.17 Odetta Hogan's Alley 2:13
10.18 Odetta Leavin' This Morning 2:50
10.19 Odetta Oh, My Babe 4:25
10.20 Odetta Yonder Comes The Blues 2:52
10.21 Odetta Make Me A Pallet On The Floor 3:50
10.22 Odetta Weeping Willow Blues 2:38
10.23 Odetta Go Down Sunshine 2:22
10.24 Odetta Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out 2:24

Credits

Notes

Mamie Smith (1.1-1.10) : recorded in NYC on February 11, August 10, September12, November 5&6. 1920 and February, 22. 1921.
Bessie Smith (1.11-1.22) : Recorded in NYC on February 16, September 26, October 4 & 16, December 4. 1923 January 14, may 5 & 15. 1925.
Clara Smith (2.1-2.7) : Recorded in NYC on July 21, September 8 and October 31. 1930.
Ma Rainey (2.8-2.14) : Recorded in NYC on January 1923, Chicago August and December 1927, and June 1928.
Memphis Minnie (2.15-2.21) : Recorded in Chicago on June 23. 1938, February 18 and May 27, 1936.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (3.1-3.17) : recorded in NYC on January 10 1939, March 13, May 9, November 6, 1941. December 12, 1943. September 22, 1944. January 11 & May 1, 1946. July, 1 and November 24, 1947.
Ethel Waters (3.18-3.27) : Recorded in NYC on November 9, 1938. March 27 & June 6, 1939.
Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders (4.1-4.10) : Recorded in Chicago on September1,1961.
Alberta Hunter/Lucille Hegamin/Victoria Spivey : Songs We Taught Your Mother : Recorded in Engelwood Cliffs NJ on August, 16. 1961.
Ida Cox With The Coleman Hawkins Quintet (5.1-5.10) : Recorded in NYC on April 12 and 13, 1961.
Helen Humes (5.11-5.21) : Recorded on january 5 and 27.1959
Big Maybelle (6.1-6.10) : Recorded in NYC on October 8 and 29, 1952 and June11, 1953 and Janury 20, 1954.
Big mama Thornton (6.11-6.25) : Recorded in 1951 and 1952.
Etta james (7.1-7.10) - At last : Recorded in Chicago, between january and October 1960.
Etta james (7.11-7.20) - Second Time Around : Released on december 14, 1961.
Ruth Brown - Rock & roll (8.1-8.14) : Recorded between 1949 & 1956, Released in 1957.
Ruth Brown - Miss Rythm (8.15-8.26) : Release in 1959
Lavern Baker - Sings bessie Smith (9.1-9.12) : Recorded in NYC, January 1958.
Lavern Baker - Blues Ballads (9.13-9.24) : Released in 1959.
Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (10.1-10.12) : Recorded in NYC in 1962.
Odetta - And the Blues (10.13-10.24) : Recorded in NYC in 1962.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4053796004277
  • Label Code: 12281

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