Bessie Smith ‎– The Collection

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Columbia ‎– CJ 44441
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Remastered
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A1 Downhearted Blues
Written-By – A. Hunter*, L. Austin*
3:24
A2 'Taint Nobody's Bizness If I Do
Written-By – E. Robbins*, P. Grainger*
3:28
A3 My Sweetie Went Away (She Didn't Say Where, When Or Why)
Written-By – L. Handman*, R. Turk*
3:12
A4 Weepin' Willow Blues
Written-By – P. Carter*
3:10
A5 St. Louis Blues
Written-By – W.C. Handy*
3:11
A6 Reckless Blues
Written-By – F. Longshaw*
3:01
A7 You've Been A Good Ole Wagon
Written-By – Smith*, Balcom*
3:27
A8 I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Written-By – P. Bradford*
3:21
B1 Young Woman's Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:09
B2 Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
Written-By – H. Richman*, J. Trent*, P. DeRose*
3:06
B3 Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Written-By – J. Wood*
3:12
B4 Empty Bed Blues (Parts 1 & 2)
Written-By – J.C. Johnson
6:23
B5 Nobody Knows When You're Down And Out
Written-By – J. Cox*
2:57
B6 Black Mountain Blues
Written-By – H. Cole*
2:59
B7 Do Your Duty
Written-By – W. Wilson*
3:26
B8 Gimme A Pigfoot
Written-By – W.S. Wilson*
3:30

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Notes

All tracks originally recorded in New York.

Track #A1 recorded February 16, 1923: Columbia A.3844 (mx 80863-5)
#A2 - April 26, 1923: Columbia A.3898 (mx 80862-10)
#A3 - October 15, 1923: Columbia 13000-D (mx 81245-6)
#A4 - September 26, 1924: Columbia 14042-D (mx 140062-2)
#A5 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14064-D (mx 140241-1)
#A6 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14056-D (mx 140242-1)
#A7 - January 14, 1925: Columbia 14079-D (mx 140251-1)
#A8 - May 27, 1925: Columbia 14090-D (mx 140630-1)
#B1 - October 26, 1926: Columbia 14179-D (mx W.142878-3)
#B2 - March 2, 1927: Columbia 14197-D (mx W.143569-3)
#B3 - September 27, 1927: Columbia 14250-D (mx W.144796-3)
#B4 - March 20, 1928: Columbia 14312-D (mx W.145785-3/W.145786-1)
#B5 - May 15, 1929: Columbia 14451-D (mx W.148534-3)
#B6 - July 22, 1930: Columbia 14554-D (mx W.150658-2)
#B7 - November 24, 1933: OKeh 8945 (mx W.152577-2)
#B8 - November 24, 1933: OKeh 8949 (mx W.152578-2)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 07464444411

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CBS 463339 1 Bessie Smith The Collection(LP, Comp, RM) CBS CBS 463339 1 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
188.048/1-63339 Bessie Smith The Collection(LP, Comp, RE, RM) CBS 188.048/1-63339 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
CJT 44441 Bessie Smith The Collection(Cass, Comp, RM) Columbia CJT 44441 US 1989 Sell This Version
463339 4 Bessie Smith The Collection(Cass, Album, Comp, RM) CBS 463339 4 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
CBS 463339 2, 01-463339-10, 463339 2 Bessie Smith The Collection(CD, Comp, Mono, RM) CBS, CBS, CBS CBS 463339 2, 01-463339-10, 463339 2 Europe 1989 Sell This Version

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