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Teresa Brewer with Count Basie & Duke EllingtonSongs Of Bessie Smith/It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Boplicity (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99
A pair of later jazzy vocal LP gems by Teresa Brewer, both backed by jazz greats – Songs Of Bessie Smith with Count Basie and Thad Jones, and It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing with Duke Ellington – both released by Flying Dutchman in 1973! Teresa's popularity peaked a couple decades earlier as a girlish pop singer, and she succeeds strongly on both records – not just because of the jazz heavies in the band, but because she has the pipes and genuine affection for the material to pull it off. It's lovely stuff! Songs Of Bessie Smith have the bluesy overtones necessary to make it work, without trying the hide Teresa's naturally softer approach. Basie on piano throughout, with arrangements by Jones, and a great big band on half and more intimate arrangements on the other half. It Don't Mean A Thing. . .works just as wel, with Duke Ellington and Ernie Wilkins arrangements, and great Flying Dutchman players that include Bernard Purdie, Joe Beck and Mtume. 20 tracks in all, including "Trombone Cholly", "Gmme A Pigfoot", "I Ain't Got Nobody", "St Louis Blues", "I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues", "Mood Indigo", "I'm Beginning To See The Light", "I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter", "Tulip Or Turnip", "I'ts Kinda Lonesome Out Tonight" and more. CD

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Bessie SmithBessie Smith 1925 to 1933 ... CD
Nimbus/Jazz Heritage, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Story Vol 3 – Bessie Smith With Joe Smith & Fletcher Henderson's Hot Six ... LP
Columbia, Mid 20s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has some aging and wear.)

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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Vol 1 – The Complete Recordings ... CD
Frog (UK), 1923. Used ... $6.99
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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Vol 3 – The Complete Recordings ... CD
Frog (UK), 1924/1925. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Vol 7 – The Complete Recordings ... CD
Frog (UK), 1928/1929. Used ... $9.99
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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Vol 8 – The Complete Recordings ... CD
Frog (UK), Early 30s. Used ... $8.99
CD

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Bessie SmithEmpress ... LP
Columbia, 1920s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
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✨✧ Bessie SmithNobody's Blues But Mine ... LP
Columbia, 1920s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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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Jimmy RushingJimmy Rushing & The Smith Girls – Bessie, Clara, Mamie, & Trixie – And The Songs They Made Famous ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Jimmy Rushing reprises a nice batch of blues classics from the 20s, all of which were sung by early recording artists like Bessie or Clara Smith. The group that backs him is a nice one, and features Buck Clayton on trumpet, Buster Bailey on clarinet, and Coleman Hawkins on tenor. As with many of Columbia's late 50's sessions in this style, the sound is excellent, and has an intimacy and warmth that works extremely well with the material – including titles like "Arkansas Blues", "Gulf Coast Blues", "Muddy Waters", "Squeeze Me", and "Crazy Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and an ink stamp on the back.)
 
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Jimmy SmithBack At The Chicken Shack (RVG remaster edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... $1.99
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

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Sunnyland SlimSlim's Got His Thing Goin On ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
A set of revival blues by Sunnyland Slim – cut for the late 60s crowd with a host of different players that include Luther Allison, George Smith, Curtis Tillman, Shankey Jake, and even Big Mama Thornton, who plays drums on one track! The sound is rootsy but electric, and titles include "Going Back To Memphis", "You Used To Love Me", "Substitute Woman", "My Past Life", "Unlucky One", and "Miss Bessie Mae". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & a partially split bottom seam.)

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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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