Bessie Smith ‎– Jazz & Blues Collection

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Editions Atlas ‎– WIS CD 632
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1 Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Alto Saxophone – Garvin BushellCornet – Ed AllenPiano – Clarence WilliamsTenor Saxophone – Greely WaltonTuba – Cyrus St. ClairVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – J. Cox*
2:59
2 Bessie Smith Down Hearted Blues
Piano – Clarence WilliamsVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – A. Hunter*, L. Austin*
3:27
3 Bessie Smith Gulf Coast Blues
Piano – Clarence WilliamsVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – C. Williams*
3:05
4 Bessie Smith Whoa, Tillie, Take Your Time
Clarinet [Either] – George Bacquet*Clarinet [Or] – Ernest Elliott*Piano – Jimmy Jones (8)Vocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – H. Creamer*, T. Layton*
3:12
5 Bessie Smith My Sweetie Went Away
Clarinet [Either] – George Bacquet*Clarinet [Or] – Ernest Elliott*Piano – Jimmy Jones (8)Vocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – L. Handman*, R. Turk*
3:11
6 Bessie Smith Weeping Willow Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – P. Carter*
3:10
7 Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – W. C. Handy
3:10
8 Bessie Smith Reckless Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – B. Smith*
3:03
9 Bessie Smith Careless Love Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – M. Koenig*, S. Williams*, W. C. Handy
3:26
10 Bessie Smith I Ain't Got Nobody
Banjo – Elmer SnowdenClarinet, Alto Saxophone – Bob FullerPiano – Isadore MyersVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – R. Graham*, S. Williams*
3:10
11 Bessie Smith Accompanied By Buck And His Band Do Your Duty
Bass [String Bass] – Billy Taylor*Clarinet – Benny GoodmanGuitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Chu Berry*Trombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank NewtonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – W. Wilson*
3:26
12 Bessie Smith You've Been A Good Ole Wagon
Clarinet [Either] – George Bacquet*Clarinet [Or] – Ernest Elliott*Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Harnie*
3:29
13 Bessie Smith I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Bradford*
3:22
14 Bessie Smith And Her Blue Boys Young Woman's Blues
Clarinet – Buster BaileyCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – B. Smith*
3:10
15 Bessie Smith And Her Band Muddy Water (A Mississippi Man)
Banjo – Charlie DixonClarinet – Buster Bailey, Coleman HawkinsCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Jimmy HarrisonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Richman*, Trent*, De Rose*
3:08
16 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues
Clarinet – Bob FullerClarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Abraham WheatPiano – Fletcher HendersonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Johnson*
6:24
17 Bessie Smith Black Mountain Blues
Cornet – Ed AllenPiano – Steve Stevens (8)Vocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Cole*
3:09
18 Bessie Smith Accompanied By Buck And His Band Gimme A Pigfoot (And A Bottle Of Beer)
Clarinet – Benny GoodmanDouble Bass – Billy Taylor*Guitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Chu Berry*Trombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank NewtonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – Wilson*
3:32

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Notes

Recorded in New York:
16 February 1923 (Nos. 2, 3)
15 October 1923 (Nos. 4, 5)
26 September 1924 (No. 6)
14 January 1925 (Nos. 7,8,12)
26 May 1925 (No. 9)
9 August 1925 (No. 10)
26 October 1926 (No. 14)
2 March 1927 (No. 15)
19 March 1928 (No. 16)
27 May 1928 (No. 13)
15 May 1929 (No. 1)
22 July 1930 (No. 17)
24 November 1933 (Nos. 11, 18)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SACEM/SDRM/SACD/SCDL
  • Matrix / Runout: CD PLANT TECVAL WIS 50331-632

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