Bessie Smith ‎– The Collection

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A1 Downhearted Blues
Piano – Clarence WilliamsSupervised By – Frank WalkerVocals – Bessie SmithWritten By – A. Hunter-L. AustinWritten-By – A. Hunter*, L. Austin*
3:24
A2 'Taint Noboy's Bizness If I Do
Piano – Clarence WilliamsVocals – Bessie SmithWritten By – P. Grainger-E. RobbinsWritten-By – E. Robbins*, P. Grainger*
3:28
A3 My Sweetie Went Away (She Didn't Say Where, When Or Why)
Clarinet – George BaquetPiano – Jimmy Jones (8)Vocals – Bessie SmithWritten By – L. Handman-R. TurkWritten-By – L. Handman*, R. Turk*
3:12
A4 Weepin' Willow Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – P. Carter*
3:10
A5 St. Louis Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongOrgan – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – W.C. Handy*
3:11
A6 Reckless Blues
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongOrgan – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – F. Longshaw*
3:01
A7 You've Been A Good Ole Wagon
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fred LongshawVocals – Bessie SmithWritten By – Smith-BalcomWritten-By – Smith*, Balcom*
3:27
A8 I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Cornet – Louis ArmstrongPiano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – P. Bradford*
3:21
B1 Young Woman's Blues
Clarinet – Buster BaileyCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – B. Smith*
3:09
B2 Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
Banjo – Charlie DixonClarinet – Buster Bailey, Coleman HawkinsCornet – Joe Smith (3)Piano – Fletcher HendersonTrombone – Jimmy HarrisonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten By – P. DeRose-H. Richman-J. TrentWritten-By – H. Richman*, J. Trent*, P. DeRose*
3:06
B3 Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Guitar – Lincoln ConawayPiano – Porter GraingerVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – J. Wood*
3:12
B4 Empty Bed Blues (Parts 1 & 2)
Piano – Porter GraingerTrombone – Charlie GreenVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – J.C. Johnson
6:23
B5 Nobody Knows 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*
2:57
B6 Black Mountain Blues
Cornet – Ed AllenPiano – Steve Stevens (2)Vocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – H. Cole*
2:59
B7 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
B8 Gimme A Pigfoot
Bass [String Bass] – Billy Taylor*Clarinet – Benny GoodmanGuitar – Bobby JohnsonPiano – Buck WashingtonTenor Saxophone – Chu Berry*Trombone – Jack TeagardenTrumpet – Frank NewtonVocals – Bessie SmithWritten-By – W.S. Wilson*
3:30

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1: MCA Music Pub. (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded February 16, 1923: Columbia A.3844 (mx 80863-5)
2: MCA Music Pub. (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded April 26, 1923: Columbia A.3898 (mx 80862-10)
3: Ranged Road/Quartet Music (Adm. by Herald Square Music, Inc.). Recorded October 15, 1923: Columbia 13000-D (mx 81245-6)
4: Pending. Recorded September 26, 1924: Columbia 14042-D (mx 140062-2)
5: Handy Brothers Music Co.. Recorded January 14, 1925: Columbia 14064-D (mx 140241-1)
6: Pending. Recorded January 14, 1925: Columbia 14056-D (mx 140242-1)
7: MCA Music Pub. (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded January 14, 1925: Columbia 14079-D (mx 140251-1)
8: Pending. Recorded May 27, 1925: Columbia 14090-D (mx 140630-1)
9: Frank Music Corp.. Recorded October 26, 1926: Columbia 14179-D (mx W.142878-3)
10: World Music Inc./Broadway Music Corp./Fisher Music Co.. Recorded March 2, 1927: Columbia 14197-D (mx W.143569-3)
11: Pending. Recorded September 27, 1927: Columbia 14250-D (mx W.144796-3)
12: Record Music Pub. Co.. Recorded March 20, 1928: Columbia 14312-D (mx W.145785-3/W.145786-1)
13: MCA Music Pub. (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded May 15, 1929: Columbia 14451-D (mx W.148534-3)
14: Record Music Pub. Co. Recorded July 22, 1930: Columbia 14554-D (mx W.150658-2)
15: Northern Music Co. (adm. by MCA Music Pub.) (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded November 24, 1933: OKeh 8945 (mx W.152577-2)
16: Northern Music Co. (adm. by MCA Music Pub.) (a div. of MCA, Inc.). Recorded November 24, 1933: OKeh 8949 (mx W.152578-2)

© 1989 CBS Records Inc./Distribution CBS Records

℗ 1989 CBS Records, Inc.

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  • Barcode: 5 099746 333911

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

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

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