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Bessie Smith - The World's Greatest Blues Singer download free

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The World's Greatest Blues Singer
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Bessie Smith Down Hearted Blues
Written-By – A. Hunter*, L. Austin*
3:23
A2 Bessie Smith Gulf Coast Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*
3:03
A3 Bessie Smith And Her Down Home Trio Aggravatin' Papa
Written-By – A. Britt*, J. R. Robinson*, R. Turk*
3:15
A4 Bessie Smith And Her Down Home Trio Beale Street Mama
Written-By – J. R. Robinson*, R. Turk*
3:33
A5 Bessie Smith Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Written-By – C. Warfield*, C. Williams*
2:54
A6 Bessie Smith Oh Daddy (You Won't Have No Mama At All)
Written-By – E. Herbert*, W. Russell*
3:02
A7 Bessie Smith Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
Written-By – E. Robbins*, P. Grainger*
3:23
A8 Bessie Smith Keeps On A-Rainin' (Papa, He Can't Make No Time)
Written-By – M. Kortlander*, S. Williams*
3:03
B1 Bessie Smith Mama's Got The Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, S. Martin*
2:55
B2 Bessie Smith Outside Of That
Written-By – C. Williams*, J. H. Trent*
3:27
B3 Bessie Smith Bleeding Hearted Blues
Written-By – L. Austin*
3:05
B4 Bessie Smith Lady Luck Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, W. Weber*
3:06
B5 Bessie Smith Yodeling Blues
Written-By – A. Hill*, C. Williams*
3:10
B6 Bessie Smith Midnight Blues
Written-By – B. Thompson*, S. Williams*
3:15
B7 Bessie Smith If You Don't, I Know Who Will
Written-By – C. Smith*, C. Williams*, T. Brymn*
3:33
B8 Bessie Smith Nobody In Town Can Bake A Sweet Jelly Roll Like Mine
Written-By – C. Williams*, S. Williams*
3:28
C1 Bessie Smith See If I'll Care
Written-By – A. Hill*, C. Williams*
3:22
C2 Bessie Smith Baby Have Pity On Me
Written-By – B. Moll*, C. Williams*
3:17
C3 Bessie Smith On Revival Day (A Rhythmic Spiritual)
Written-By – A. Razaf*
2:55
C4 Bessie Smith Moan, You Mourners
Written-By – S. Williams*
3:10
C5 Bessie Smith Hustlin' Dan
Written-By – J. Crawford*
3:30
C6 Bessie Smith Black Mountain Blues
Written-By – H. Cole*
3:07
C7 Bessie Smith In The House Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:00
C8 Bessie Smith Long Old Road
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:26
D1 Bessie Smith Blue Blue
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:10
D2 Bessie Smith Shipwreck Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:19
D3 Bessie Smith Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Small*, J. Brymn*
2:46
D4 Bessie Smith Safety Mama
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:22
D5 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Do Your Duty
Written-By – W. Wilson*
3:24
D6 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Gimme A Pigfoot
Written-By – W. Wilson*
3:37
D7 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Take Me For A Buggy Ride
Written-By – L. Wilson*, W. Wilson*
2:35
D8 Bessie Smith Acc. By Buck And His Band Down In The Dumps
Written-By – L. Wilson*, W. Wilson*
3:09

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records
  • Manufactured By – CBS Inc.

Credits

  • Artwork [Cover Art] – Philip Hays
  • Backing Vocals – The Bessemer Singers (tracks: C3, C4)
  • Banjo – Buddy Christian (tracks: A2, A3)
  • Bass – Billy Taylor* (tracks: D5 to D8)
  • Clarinet – Benny Goodman (tracks: D6), Ernest Elliot (tracks: A2, A3)
  • Cornet – Charlie Green (tracks: C7, C8), Ed Allen (tracks: C5, C6), Louis Bacon (tracks: D1, D2)
  • Design [Album Design] – Lloyd Ziff
  • Drums – Floyd Casey (tracks: C7 to D2)
  • Edited By [Editing Engineer] – Larry Hiller
  • Guitar – Bobby Johnson (tracks: D5 to D8)
  • Liner Notes – Chris Albertson, John Hammond
  • Piano – Buck Washington (tracks: D5 to D8), Clarence Williams (tracks: A1 to A8, C1, C2, C7, C8, D1, D2), Fletcher Henderson (tracks: B1 to B8), Fred Longshaw (tracks: D3, D4), James P. Johnson* (tracks: C3, C4), Steve Stevens (tracks: C5, C6)
  • Producer – John Hammond
  • Producer, Liner Notes [Booklet Essay] – Chris Albertson
  • Tenor Saxophone – Chu Berry* (tracks: D5 to D8)
  • Trombone – Charlie Green (tracks: A1, A2, B7, B8, D1, D2), Jack Teagarden (tracks: D5 to D8)
  • Trumpet – Frankie Newton* (tracks: D5 to D8)

Notes

Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute pressing denoted by "T" stamp in runouts.

This is an auto-coupled release; Record 1 comprises sides A and D; Record 2 comprises sides B and C. In addition to the master catalog number, each disc has its own unique catalog number printed below the master number on the label.

This is the first of five two-record sets. This contains the first 16 and last 16 of her recordings. Issued in gatefold sleeve with booklet.

All selections were recorded in New York City.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Catalog number Disc 1): CV 1040
  • Other (Catalog number Disc 2): CV 1041
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side A, on label): XLP 153015
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side B, on label): XLP 153017
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side C, on label): XLP 153018
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side D, on label): XLP 153016
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): XLP153015-1A T
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): XLP153016-1A T
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped): XLP153017-1A T
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, stamped): XLP153018-1A T
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
66258 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RE, Gat) CBS 66258 UK Unknown
B2VL 058 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer ‎(2xLP, Comp) Avan-Guard B2VL 058 Australia Unknown
CG 33, GP 33 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer ‎(2xLP, Comp) Columbia, Columbia CG 33, GP 33 US 1970
2BP-22058 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer ‎(2xLP, Comp) CBS 2BP-22058 Australia 1970
GP 33, CV 1041, CV 1040 Bessie Smith The World's Greatest Blues Singer ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RP) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia GP 33, CV 1041, CV 1040 US Unknown