Bessie Smith ‎– The World's Greatest Blues Singer

Label:
CBS ‎– 66258
Format:
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Mono, Gatefold
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Bessie Smith Down Hearted Blues
Written-By – A. Hunter*, L. Austin*
3:23
A2 Bessie Smith Gulf Coast Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*
3:03
A3 Bessie Smith And Her Down Home Trio Aggravatin' Papa
Written-By – A. Britt*, J. R. Robinson*, R. Turk*
3:15
A4 Bessie Smith And Her Down Home Trio Beale Street Mama
Written-By – J. R. Robinson*, R. Turk*
3:33
A5 Bessie Smith Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Written-By – C. Warfield*, C. Williams*
2:54
A6 Bessie Smith Oh Daddy (You Won't Have No Mama At All)
Written-By – E. Herbert*, W. Russell*
3:02
A7 Bessie Smith Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
Written-By – E. Robbins*, P. Grainger*
3:23
A8 Bessie Smith Keeps On A-Rainin' (Papa, He Can't Make No Time)
Written-By – M. Kortlander*, S. Williams*
3:03
B1 Bessie Smith Mama's Got The Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, S. Martin*
2:55
B2 Bessie Smith Outside Of That
Written-By – C. Williams*, J. H. Trent*
3:27
B3 Bessie Smith Bleeding Hearted Blues
Written-By – L. Austin*
3:05
B4 Bessie Smith Lady Luck Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, W. Weber*
3:06
B5 Bessie Smith Yodeling Blues
Written-By – A. Hill*, C. Williams*
3:10
B6 Bessie Smith Midnight Blues
Written-By – B. Thompson*, S. Williams*
3:15
B7 Bessie Smith If You Don't, I Know Who Will
Written-By – C. Smith*, C. Williams*, T. Brymn*
3:33
B8 Bessie Smith Nobody In Town Can Bake A Sweet Jelly Roll Like Mine
Written-By – C. Williams*, S. Williams*
3:28
C1 Bessie Smith See If I'll Care
Written-By – A. Hill*, C. Williams*
3:22
C2 Bessie Smith Baby Have Pity On Me
Written-By – B. Moll*, C. Williams*
3:17
C3 Bessie Smith On Revival Day (A Rhythmic Spiritual)
Written-By – A. Razaf*
2:55
C4 Bessie Smith Moan, You Mourners
Written-By – S. Williams*
3:10
C5 Bessie Smith Hustlin' Dan
Written-By – J. Crawford*
3:30
C6 Bessie Smith Black Mountain Blues
Written-By – H. Cole*
3:07
C7 Bessie Smith In The House Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:00
C8 Bessie Smith Long Old Road
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:26
D1 Bessie Smith Blue Blue
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:10
D2 Bessie Smith Shipwreck Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:19
D3 Bessie Smith Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Small*, J. Brymn*
2:46
D4 Bessie Smith Safety Mama
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:22
D5 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Do Your Duty
Written-By – W. Wilson*
3:24
D6 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Gimme A Pigfoot
Written-By – W. Wilson*
3:37
D7 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Take Me For A Buggy Ride
Written-By – L. Wilson*, W. Wilson*
2:35
D8 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Down In The Dumps
Written-By – L. Wilson*, W. Wilson*
3:09

Credits

Notes

UK "sunset" labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): 66258 A M 64134 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): 1 0 D (sideways)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): CBS M 64134 B3 CBS M 66258 B3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): CBSS 64135 A2 (struck through)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): V 1 (sideways)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, etched): CBS M 64135-A2 66258 C2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, etched): S (after "CBS", see above, struck through)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped): V (sideways)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): 64135-B1 66258-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): An indecipherable letter/symbol before both 64135 and 66258, possibly M sideways
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): F 10 (sideways)
  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0149

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GP 33, CV 1041, CV 1040 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia GP 33, CV 1041, CV 1040 US 1970 Sell This Version
B2VL 058 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer(2xLP, Comp) Avan-Guard B2VL 058 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
CG 33, GP 33 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer(2xLP, Comp) Columbia, Columbia CG 33, GP 33 US 1970 Sell This Version
66758 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer(2xLP, Comp, Gat) CBS 66758 UK Unknown Sell This Version
GP 33, CV 1040, CV 1041 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia GP 33, CV 1040, CV 1041 US 1970 Sell This Version

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