Bessie Griffin

Profile:
b : 1922 in New Orleans (USA)
d : 1989
Contralto gospel singer, first with the Southern Harps in 1942.
She moves to Chicago in 1951 and meet Mahalia Jackson and join in 1953 the Caravans.
Back in New Orleans, she's singing with Professor Alex Bradford in 1958.
In 60s, she's the first artist to sing gospel in Hollywood night-clubs.
She's touring in Africa and Europe in 70s.
Variations:

Albums

Bessie Griffin - Portraits In Bronze album art Bessie Griffin And The Gospel Pearls Bessie Griffin And The Gospel Pearls - Portraits In Bronze (Album) Liberty US 1960 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - An Exciting In-Person Recording album art Bessie Griffin & The Gospel Pearls Bessie Griffin & The Gospel Pearls - An Exciting In-Person Recording Columbia Special Products US 1963 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - Oh Glory Hallelujah! album art Bessie Griffin Oh Glory Hallelujah! (Album) Epic US 1964 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - It Takes A Lot Of Love album art Bessie Griffin It Takes A Lot Of Love (Album) Decca US 1967 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - Gospel Soul album art Bessie Griffin Gospel Soul (Album) Sunset Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
MG-14233 Bessie Griffin - The Gospel Soul Of Bessie Griffin album art Bessie Griffin The Gospel Soul Of Bessie Griffin(LP, Album) Savoy Records MG-14233 US 1969 Sell This Version
2610 006 Bessie Griffin - Blues Night - Live From Montreux album art Lightning Slim, Whispering Smith, Doctor Ross, Jimmy Dawkins, Bessie Griffin Lightning Slim, Whispering Smith, Doctor Ross, Jimmy Dawkins, Bessie Griffin - Blues Night - Live From Montreux(2xLP, Album) Verve Records 2610 006 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
7115 Bessie Griffin - Live at the Montreux Blues Festival album art Bessie Griffin Live at the Montreux Blues Festival(LP, Album) Nashboro 7115 US 1972 Sell This Version
7125 Bessie Griffin - Testimony album art Bessie Griffin Testimony(LP, Album) Nashboro 7125 US 1973 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - Travelin' album art Bessie Griffin Travelin' (Album) AVI Records US 1981 Sell This Version
67.794 Bessie Griffin - Negro Spirituals Gospel Songs - Live in Europe album art Bessie Griffin Negro Spirituals Gospel Songs - Live in Europe(LP, Album) Carrere 67.794 France 1981 Sell This Version
1009 Bessie Griffin - Even Me: Four Decades Of Recordings By Bessie Griffin album art Bessie Griffin Even Me: Four Decades Of Recordings By Bessie Griffin(LP, Album) Spirit Feel Records 1009 US 1989 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - Hallelujah - Gospel Songs album art Bessie Griffin And The Jubilee Four* Bessie Griffin And The Jubilee Four* - Hallelujah - Gospel Songs Sunset Records France Unknown Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin - Gospel Singing, Hand Clapping, Foot Stomping, Tambourine Shaking album art The Gospel Pearls starring Bessie Griffin The Gospel Pearls starring Bessie Griffin - Gospel Singing, Hand Clapping, Foot Stomping, Tambourine Shaking Liberty US Unknown Sell This Version
SLD 55017/18 Bessie Griffin - Gospel album art Bessie Griffin & The Jubilee Four, Robert Patterson Singers* Bessie Griffin & The Jubilee Four, Robert Patterson Singers* - Gospel(2xLP) Sunset Records SLD 55017/18 France Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

1000 Bessie Griffin - Story Of Job / What Jesus Means To Me album art Bessie Griffen* Story Of Job / What Jesus Means To Me(Shellac, 10") Parrot (2) 1000 US 1953 Sell This Version
LEP 2119 Bessie Griffin - Gospel Singing, Hand Clapping, Foot Stomping, Tambourine Shaking album art The Gospel Pearls Starring Bessie Griffin The Gospel Pearls Starring Bessie Griffin - Gospel Singing, Hand Clapping, Foot Stomping, Tambourine Shaking(7", EP) Liberty LEP 2119 France 1963 Sell This Version
5-2231 Bessie Griffin - Oh Glory, Hallelujah album art Bessie Griffin Oh Glory, Hallelujah(7", Promo) Epic 5-2231 US 1965 Sell This Version
32219 Bessie Griffin - It Takes A Lot Of Love / The Needed Time album art Bessie Griffin It Takes A Lot Of Love / The Needed Time(7", Single, Promo) Decca 32219 US 1967 Sell This Version
S-001 Bessie Griffin - That's What My God Is For / Holy Manna album art Bessie Griffin That's What My God Is For / Holy Manna(7", Single) Sublime Records (5) S-001 US Unknown Sell This Version

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