Bessie Smith ‎– Bessie Smith (Great Original Performances 1925 - 1933)

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BBC Records And Tapes ‎– BBC CD 602
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1 Empty Bed Blues
Piano – Porter GraingerTrombone – Charlie GreenWritten By – J.C Johnson
6:19
2 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Banjo – Charlie DixonClarinet – Coleman HawkinsCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Jimmy HarrisonWritten By – Berlin
2:58
3 Preachin' The Blues
Piano – James P. Johnson*Written By – Smith
2:49
4 Keep It To Yourself
Clarinet, Saxophone [Alto Sax] – Garvin BushellPiano – Clarence WilliamsTrombone – Charlie GreenTrumpet – Louis BaconWritten By – C. Williams
3:30
5 Trombone Cholly
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenWritten By – Brooks
3:09
6 At The Christmas Ball
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenWritten By – Longshaw
3:25
7 Kitchen Man
Guitar – Eddie LangPiano – Clarence WIlliamsWritten By – Razaf - Belledna
2:57
8 You've Got To Give Me Some
Guitar – Eddie LangPiano – Clarence WilliamsWritten By – S. Williams
2:44
9 He's Got Me Goin'
Piano – James P. Johnson*Written By – Gray
3:12
10 Thinking Blues
Piano – Fred LongshawTrombone – Charlie GreenTrumpet – Demas DeanWritten By – Smith
3:06
11 Devil's Gonna Git You
Clarinet – Bob Fuller, Ernest Elliott*Piano – Porter GraingerWritten By – Grainger
3:10
12 Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenWritten By – Brooks
3:20
13 Baby Doll
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonWritten By – Smith
3:00
14 Take Me For A Buggy Ride
Bass – Billy Taylor*Guitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Chu Berry*Trombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank NewtonWritten By – Wilson
2:36
15 Young Woman's Blue
Clarinet – Buster BaileyCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonWritten By – Smith
3:07

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Notes

Transfers by Robert Parker, using the Sony PCMF 1
Digital Processor from 78RPM Originals.
STEREO

Stereo re-creations from 78 rpm originals:
Robert Parker
Vintage Productions, Pty Ltd.
GPO Box 135,
Sydney, Australia 2001

Source Material:
Robert Parker & John R.T. Davies

As heard on BBC Radio Two

This BBC Enterprises Edition first released 1986 © 1986 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Transfer recordings ℗ 1985 The Australian Boradcasting Corporation © 1985 The Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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  • Matrix / Runout: BBC CD 602
  • Matrix / Runout: MASTERED BY NIMBUS

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PatsyClineFan2011

June 30, 2011
edited over 6 years ago
I have this on vinyl Lp. The vinyl itself is a little noisy, but the music sounds very fresh and new. By the sound you couldn't tell these were recorded off of those ancient 78's from the 20's & 30's! A great album, if you can find it. I'd love to find it on CD!