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Ladies Sing The Blues - The Essential Collection (3CD)

Cat. No.: INTROTCD32
Barcode: 698458543226
Playing Time: Approx 3 Hours

Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith pioneered the way in the early 20th century as majestic female blues singers. This encouraged both a host of contemporaries and later jazz-oriented vocalists such as Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan through to Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald to give their personal interpretations of this uniquely moving form. This essential 3CD collection features introductions and notes on all tracks featured.

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Various - Ladies Sing The Blues - The Essential Collection (3CD) - CD
CD1 - Beginnings
01.
 Ethel Waters – Frankie & Johnny
02.
 Lil Green – Why Don’T You Do Right?
03.
 Adelaide Hall – That Old Feeling
04.
 Bertha “Chippie” Hill – Trouble In Mind
05.
 Mamie Smith – Crazy Blues
06.
 Ma Rainey – Ma Rainey’S Black Bottom
07.
 Bessie Smith – Young Woman’S Blues
08.
 Victoria Spivey – Black Snake Blues
09.
 Sippie Wallace – I’M A Mighty Tight Woman
10.
 Trixie Smith – No Good Man
11.
 Ida Cox – Death Letter Blues
12.
 Alberta Hunter – Nobody Knows The Way I Feel Dis Morning
13.
 Clara Smith – Jelly, Jelly, Look What You Done Done
14.
 Memphis Minnie – Too Late
15.
 Ma Rainey – Booze And Blues
16.
 Mildred Bailey – Me And The Blues
17.
 Julia Lee – Nobody Knows You (When You’Re Down And Out)
18.
 Bessie Smith – St Louis Blues
CD2 - BillieS Blues…And More
01.
 Billie Holiday – Lady Sings The Blues
02.
 Ethel Ennis – God Bless The Child
03.
 Carmen Mcrae – Billie’S Blues
04.
 Sarah Vaughan – Lover Man
05.
 Ella Fitzgerald – Basin St Blues
06.
 Lena Horne – Careless Love
07.
 Peggy Lee – Don’T Smoke In Bed
08.
 Lee Wiley – A Touch Of The Blues
09.
 Etta Jones – Georgia On My Mind
10.
 Big Maybelle – I Got It Bad (And That Ain’T Good)
11.
 Billie Holiday – Good Morning Heartache
12.
 Miss Rhapsody – Downhearted Blues
13.
 Little Esther – (I’Ve Got A) Longing In My Heart
14.
 Albinia Jones – What’S The Matter With Me?
15.
 Etta Jones – What A Little Moonlight Can Do
16.
 Sarah Vaughan – Blues Serenade
17.
 Mildred Bailey – Lover Come Back To Me
18.
 Ella Fitzgerald – Oh, Lady Be Good
CD3 - Blues In The Night
01.
 Peggy Lee – Blues In The Night
02.
 Sarah Vaughan – Body And Soul
03.
 Billie Holiday – I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
04.
 Ethel Ennis – Willow Weep For Me
05.
 Linda Hopkins – Baby Please Come Home
06.
 Ella Fitzgerald – Black Coffee
07.
 Etta Jones – East Of The Sun
08.
 Little Esther – You Can Bet Your Life I Do
09.
 Albinia Jones – Evil Gal Blues
10.
 Big Maybelle – Candy
11.
 Miss Rhapsody – Blues In My Heart
12.
 Lil Green – Romance In The Dark
13.
 Sister Rosetta Tharpe – What Is The Soul Of Man?
14.
 Big Mama Thornton – Hound Dog
15.
 Ruth Brown – RBBlues
16.
 Lavern Baker – Jim Dandy
17.
 Mildred Bailey – Can’T We Be Friends
18.
 Lena Horne – One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
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