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✨✧ Bessie SmithWork House Blues/House Rent Blues ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1924. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Disc has two edge chips that won't affect play.)

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✨✧ Bessie Smith with Jimmy JohnsonBack Water Blues/Preachin The Blues ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1927. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Bessie SmithAt The Christmas Ball/Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town (colored vinyl) (2014 Black Friday Release) ... 7-inch
Legacy, 1925/1926. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
A mid 20s Christmas treasure from Bessie Smith! "At The Christmas Ball" balances the cozy warmth and good natured seasonal vibe, with the period bluesy instrumental backdrop and tone that the Empress Of The Blues is famous for – good tidings with a hint of melancholy. Beautiful! The great "Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town" is on the B-Side. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Bessie SmithEmpress Of The Blues – Charly Blues Masterworks Vol 31 ... CD
Charly R&B (UK), 1920s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Dinah WashingtonDinah Sings Bessie Smith (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy/Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $4.99
Backings by Eddie Chamblee, on a host of Bessie Smith classics – updated with more of a 50s R&B vibe. CD
(Verve Master Edition, small clear sticker on digipack cover.)
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VariousDallas Alley Drag – Piano Blues, Rags & Stomps – Produced By Francis Wilford Smith – Classics Recordings From The 1920s & 1930s ... CD
Yazoo, 1920s/1930s. Used ... $8.99
Includes tracks by Hattie Hudson, Ida Mae Mack, Texas Bill Day, Billiken Johnson, Bessie Tucker, Bobby Cadillac and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jimmy SmithBack At The Chicken Shack (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A partner album of sorts to Jimmy Smith's classic Midnight Special album – recorded during the same sessions as that one, and also featuring Stanley Turrentine on tenor and Kenny Burrell on guitar! The sound here is almost even more open and stretched out – with only 4 long tracks on the album, 2 on each side – all offering up plenty of room for Jimmy to hit the Hammond with that keenly imaginative approach to a solo he was showing at this time – a style that proved that the instrument could do a lot more than just make weird noises or pump up the rhythm. Turrentine's tenor more than matches Jimmy's solos for imagination – and titles include "When I Grow Too Old To Dream", "Messy Bessie", "Minor Chant", and "Back At The Chicken Shack". CD also contains one bonus track – "On The Sunny Side Of The Street". CD
(Jazz Heritage pressing.)

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James P JohnsonClassic James P Johnson Sessions 1921 to 1943 (6CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, 1920s/1930s/Early 40s. New Copy 6 CDs ... $101.99 102.00
An incredible journey in music – one that documents the importance of pianist James P Johnson in a variety of different settings – from the earliest years of jazz, right on up through the boogie woogie and swing generations as well! The set is exactly the sort that Mosaic Records can do best – as it brings together material from a variety of different labels, almost all of which was originally released on the 78rpm format – which makes the process far more of an historical achievement than just a collection of previously-issued albums! Instead, the music here comes from over 50 different sessions – some which feature Johnson on solo piano, some with vocalists such as Rosa Henderson, Martha Copeland, Roy Evans, Ethel Waters, Clarence Williams, Lavinia Turner, Bessie Smith, and others – and still more with a variety of important ensembles of the 20s and 30s – whose music Johnson certainly helped inform. The package also features key performances with Williams' group – and as is standard with Mosaic, the notes and session details alone are worth the price of admission. The 6CD set features a whopping 158 titles in all – all beautifully remastered, and presented with far more than you'll ever find in one of those shoddy public domain sets. A true testament to the range of Johnson's music in these years – and long overdue! CD

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Archie Shepp & Horace ParlanSwing Low ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1991. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A sublime set from this legendary pair – saxophonist Archie Shepp and pianist Horace Parlan – a duo who already made some great records before this one, but who really knock it out of the park in a relaxed, open live set that's dripping with soul! Most of the tunes here are older spiritual numbers and standards – but they're completely reworked by Shepp and Parlan – with Horace carving out these thoughtful, meaningful lines on piano – while Shepp blows tremendously on tenor, with this raspy edge that holds us breathless – and also plays a bit of alto too. Most tracks are nice and long – and seem to further extend previous Shepp/Parlan moments in a great way – and titles include "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", "Make Me A Pallet On The Floor", "Go Down Moses", "Dedication To Bessie Smith's Blues", "I Didn't Know About You", and "See See Rider" – plus a great version of Parlan's "Billie's Bossa". CD

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VariousBirth Of The Blues ... CD
Charly (UK), 1920s/1930s. Used ... $1.99
Music from Bessie Smith, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bo Carter, Charlie Patton, Tampa Red & Georgia Tom, Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley, Blind Boy Fuller, Leroy Carr, Leadbelly, Peetie Wheatstraw, Big Bill Broozy & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Eric AlexanderJust One Of Those Things ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A totally wonderful setting for the tenor genius of Eric Alexander – a freewheeling trio, which is a format we're not sure we've ever heard him in before – really stretching out in an amazing way, with the sense of of imagination that we've always loved in his music, but with a depth that takes him farther than most of his usual recordings too! We're not sure what happened, but there's a new sort of edge in Eric's horn – one that might well come from the sublime work of Dezron Douglas on bass and Neal Smith on drums – but which might just be Alexander deciding to take off and really blow us away – which he does throughout the set, with a sense of spirituality that we haven't heard from him before. The whole thing's amazing – and titles include "Wise One", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", "You Say You Care", "Beautiful Love", "Bessie's Blues", "Russian Lullaby", and "We've Only Just Begun". CD

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✨✧ VariousWhere Will You Be Christmas Day? – 1917 to 1959 ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A very vintage Christmas set – one that's pulled mostly from the same sort of scratchy 78rpm recordings we've come to love from the Dust To Digital label – a great blend of folk, blues, country, and gospel recordings – all of which offer up quite a change from the usual Holiday fare! The "dust" has been reduced to a minimum, but the records are clearly sourced from analogue discs – which adds to the earthy, timeless feel of the collection – almost as if you're unpacking a special box of records from way back in the attic, bringing them out every year along with the Christmas decorations! Features 24 tracks in all – work by Kansas City Kitty, Leroy Carr, Vera Hall Ward, Pawlo Humeniuk, Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers, Lord Executor, Walter Davis, Bessie Smith, Lord Beginner, and many others. CD

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