Bessie Johnson

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56320 10-in. 10/1/1929 The great reaping day Memphis Sanctified Singers Vocal trio, with guitar vocalist, arranger  
Victor BVE-56321 10-in. 10/1/1929 He got better things for you Memphis Sanctified Singers Vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
OKeh W402159 10-in. 12/4/1928 What kind of man Jesus is Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402160 10-in. 12/4/1928 Since I laid my burden down Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402161 10-in. 12/4/1928 The 1927 flood Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402162 10-in. 12/4/1928 The latter rain is fall Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402163 10-in. 12/4/1928 Take a stand Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402179 10-in. 12/6/1928 Behold! The King shall reign Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble and preaching vocalist  
OKeh W402180 10-in. 12/6/1928 [Unknown title(s)] Elders McIntorsh and Edwards ; Sisters Johnson and Taylor Mixed vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402181 10-in. 12/6/1928 King of kings Rev. Johnny Blakey ; The Sanctified Singers Sermon and vocal ensemble, with guitar and tambourine vocalist  
OKeh W402182 10-in. 12/6/1928 Jesus was here on business Rev. Johnny Blakey Sermon and vocal ensemble, with guitar and tambourine vocalist  
OKeh W402183 10-in. 12/6/1928 Warming by the devil's fire Rev. Johnny Blakey Sermon, with guitar, tambourine, and vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402184 10-in. 12/6/1928 The devil is loose in the world Rev. Johnny Blakey Sermon, with guitar, tambourine, and vocal ensemble vocalist  
OKeh W402401 10-in. 3/21/1929 No room at the hotel Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar vocalist, leader  
OKeh W402402 10-in. 3/21/1929 Key to the kingdom Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar vocalist, leader  
OKeh W402403 10-in. 3/21/1929 One day Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar vocalist, leader  
OKeh W402404 10-in. 3/21/1929 The whole world in his hands Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers Mixed vocal ensemble, with guitar vocalist, leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Bessie," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113140.

Johnson, Bessie. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113140.

"Johnson, Bessie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113140

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