Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble]

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142876 10-in. 10/26/1926 One and two blues Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W142877 10-in. 10/26/1926 It's just that feeling for home Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W142878 10-in. 10/26/1926 Young woman's blues Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano Musical group  
Columbia W143568 10-in. 3/2/1927 Alexander's ragtime band Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet Musical group  
Columbia W143570 10-in. 3/2/1927 There'll be a hot time in the old town to-night Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quintet Musical group  
Columbia W143575 10-in. 3/3/1927 Trombone Cholly Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio Musical group  
Columbia W143576 10-in. 3/3/1927 Send me to the 'lectric chair Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio Musical group  
Columbia W143583 10-in. 3/3/1927 Them's graveyard words Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio Musical group  
Columbia W143584 10-in. 3/3/1927 Hot springs blues Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble] ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble]," accessed January 20, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110823.

Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble]. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110823.

"Blue Boys [Bessie Smith ensemble]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 20 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110823

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