Bessie Smith

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The empress of the blues. I love her music and her fascinating life story.

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Vintage poster of St. Louis Blues by Bessie Smith "Queen of the Blues". Jazz Poster, Blue Poster, Lucas Museum, Bessie Smith, Concert Posters, Movie Posters, Band Posters, Event Posters, Retro Posters

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Bessie Smith (April 1894 – September was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the and She is of… Jazz Artists, Jazz Musicians, Blues Artists, Harlem Renaissance, Jazz Blues, Blues Music, Trombone, One Of Us, Divas

Classic Women Blues Singers - Two 30 min parts | Gail Pellett Productions

Two part series about the Classic Women Blues singers who flourished in the 1920's and receded into obscurity by the 1930's but left an indelible mark on blues and jazz singing.

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Bessie Smith biography. A history of Jazz before 1930. This site contains over 1000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.

The program continues its series Tell Me More About Black History with reflections on the music and style of Harlem Renaissance singer Bessie Smith. Bessie Smith, Great Gatsby Theme, Black History Books, Classic Blues, Native American History, British History, Cotton Club, Cinema, Harlem Renaissance

Bessie Smith And The Harlem Renaissance

The program continues its series Tell Me More About Black History with reflections on the music and style of Harlem Renaissance singer Bessie Smith.

We celebrate the birthday of the Empress of Blues, Bessie Smith: April 1894 - Photo: Carl Van Vechten, Feb. 1936 - via The Beinecke Jazz Blues, Rhythm And Blues, Bessie Smith, Big Band Jazz, Texas Music, Joan Baez, Blues Artists, Photographs Of People, Blues Rock

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We celebrate the birthday of the Empress of Blues, Bessie Smith: April 15, 1894 - 1937… Photo: Carl Van Vechten, Feb. 3, 1936 - via The Beinecke

Bessie Smith was a rough, crude, violent woman. She was also the greatest of the classic Blues singers of the Bessie started out. Jazz Blues, Blues Music, Bessie Smith, Classic Blues, Delta Blues, Jazz Artists, Women In Music, Vintage Sheet Music, Jazz Age

Gulf Coast Blues - 1923 - (Sheetmusic)

Gulf Coast Blues sheetmusic. A history of Jazz before 1930. This site contains over 3000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.

midniwithmaddy: “ Photo from the HBO Bessie Smith Biopic ‘Blue Goose Hollow”: Queen Latifah (as Bessie Smith) and Michael K. Williams (as Jack Gee, Bessie’s husband). Below is a photo of the actual. Michael K Williams, Bessie Smith, Black Marriage, Art Love Couple, Jazz, Queen Latifah, The Empress, African Diaspora, Blues Music

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Bessie Smith More than any other performer, she was responsible for introducing the blues into the mainstream of American popular music. University Of Illinois Springfield, Bessie Smith, Lesbian, Gay, The Empress, Popular Music, African American History, Her Music, Transgender

Bessie Smith - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allied Resource Office - UIS

University of Illinois Springfield, one of three universities in the world-class U of I system, is known for educating public servants and leaders.