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) Columbia 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
CK 44441 Bessie Smith The Collection(CD, Comp, RM) Columbia CK 44441 US 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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