Bessie Griffin

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.
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Bessie Griffin Discography

Albums

Bessie Griffin And The Gospel Pearls Bessie Griffin And The Gospel Pearls - Portraits In Bronze (Album) Liberty US 1960 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin & The Gospel Pearls Bessie Griffin & The Gospel Pearls - An Exciting In-Person Recording Columbia Special Products US 1963 Sell This Version
LN 24101 Bessie Griffin Oh Glory Hallelujah!(LP, Album, Mono) Epic LN 24101 US 1964 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin It Takes A Lot Of Love (Album) Decca US 1967 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin Gospel Soul (Album) Sunset Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
MG-14233 Bessie Griffin The Gospel Soul Of Bessie Griffin(LP, Album) Savoy Records MG-14233 US 1969 Sell This Version
2610 006 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(LP, Album) Nashboro 7115 US 1972 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin Travelin' (Album) AVI Records US 1981 Sell This Version
1009 Bessie Griffin Even Me: Four Decades Of Recordings By Bessie Griffin(LP, Album) Spirit Feel Records 1009 US 1989 Sell This Version
Bessie Griffin, The Jubilee Four* Bessie Griffin, The Jubilee Four* - Hallelujah - Gospel Songs Sunset Records France Unknown Sell This Version
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 & 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 Griffen* Story Of Job / What Jesus Means To Me(Shellac, 10") Parrot (2) 1000 US 1954 Sell This Version
5-2231 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(7", Single, Promo) Decca 32219 US 1967 Sell This Version
S-001 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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