Streamline Mae

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, contralto, vocalist

Notes: Also known as St. Louis Bessie and Blue Belle. Also known as Blue Belle and St. Louis Bessie. Listing for Streamline Mae (Bessie Mae Smith).

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W80821 10-in. 5/2/1927 Cryin' for daddy blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W80822 10-in. 5/2/1927 High water blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82044 10-in. 12/12/1927 Creepin' eel blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82045 10-in. 12/12/1927 Ghost creeping blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82048 10-in. 12/12/1927 Boa constrictor blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with violin and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82049 10-in. 12/12/1927 Dead Sea blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with violin and piano composer, lyricist, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82050 10-in. 12/12/1927 Sneakin' lizard blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82051 10-in. 12/12/1927 My daddy's coffin blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W82052 10-in. 12/12/1927 Mean bloodhound blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W402164 10-in. 12/5/1928 It's heated red hot Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W402165 10-in. 12/5/1928 Death Valley moan Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W402166 10-in. 12/5/1928 Sweet black woman Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
OKeh W402167 10-in. 12/5/1928 Good feelin' blues Blue Belle Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer, vocalist, contralto  
Brunswick C6167 10-in. Sept. 1930 Sugar man blues St. Louis Bessie Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Brunswick C6168 10-in. Sept. 1930 Sugar man blues St. Louis Bessie Female vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Brunswick C6490 10-in. Nov. 1930 He treats me like a dog St. Louis Bessie Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Brunswick C6491 10-in. Nov. 1930 Meat cutter blues St. Louis Bessie Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Streamline Mae," accessed January 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352461.

Streamline Mae. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352461.

"Streamline Mae." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/352461

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