Bessie Smith (composer)

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Columbia 81465 10-in. 1/9/1924 Blue Bessie Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano  
Columbia 81665 10-in. 4/4/1924 Sorrowful blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with violin and guitar  
Columbia W140601 10-in. 5/14/1925 Soft pedal blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W140605 10-in. 5/15/1925 He's gone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W140607 10-in. 5/15/1925 Dixie Flyer blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W140717 10-in. 6/23/1925 He's gone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W140890 10-in. 9/1/1925 My man blues Bessie Smith ; Clara Smith Female vocal duet ("blues singers"), with piano  
Columbia W141284 10-in. 11/18/1925 Telephone blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W141370 10-in. 12/9/1925 Lonesome desert blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano  
Columbia W142147 10-in. 5/4/1926 Baby doll Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith ; Joe Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano  
Columbia W142149 10-in. 5/4/1926 Lost your head blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano  
Columbia W142874 10-in. 10/25/1926 Hard time blues Fletcher Henderson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W142878 10-in. 10/26/1926 Young woman's blues Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with clarinet, cornet, and piano  
Columbia W143490 10-in. 2/17/1927 Preachin' the blues James P. Johnson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W143491 10-in. 2/17/1927 Back water blues James P. Johnson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W143584 10-in. 3/3/1927 Hot springs blues Bessie Smith and her Blue Boys Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W144919 10-in. 10/27/1927 Foolish man blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, tuba, and piano  
Columbia W145627 10-in. 2/9/1928 Pickpocket blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W145670 10-in. 2/21/1928 Standin' in the rain blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W145671 10-in. 2/21/1928 It won't be you Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano  
Columbia W146895 10-in. 8/24/1928 Poor man's blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental trio  
Columbia W146896 10-in. 8/25/1928 Please help me get him off my mind Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with trombone and piano  
Columbia W148904 10-in. 8/20/1929 It makes my love come down James P. Johnson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W149074 10-in. 10/1/1929 Wasted life blues James P. Johnson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W149075 10-in. 10/1/1929 Dirty no-gooder's blues James P. Johnson ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
Columbia W151594 10-in. 6/10/1931 In the house blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet  
Columbia W151595 10-in. 6/10/1931 Long old road Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet  
Columbia W151596 10-in. 6/11/1931 Blue blue Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet  
Columbia W151597 10-in. 6/11/1931 Shipwreck blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental quartet  
Columbia W151884 10-in. 11/20/1931 Safety mama Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano  
OKeh 74203 10-in. June 1926 Lone desert blues Harry Gompers Clarinet solo, with banjo and piano  
OKeh W80831 10-in. 5/3/1927 Back water blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  
OKeh W82053 10-in. 12/13/1927 Sweet potato blues Lonnie Johnson Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bessie Smith (composer)," accessed July 16, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/93112/Smith_Bessie_composer.

Bessie Smith (composer). (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 16, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/93112/Smith_Bessie_composer.

"Bessie Smith (composer)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 16 July 2019.

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