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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. Bessie did not have an available education because her parents had died and her elder sister was taking care of her.
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2003: ''Bessie Smith Vol. 2 'St. Louis Blues': Original Re''
2003: ''Downhearted Blues - Original 1923-1924 Recordings''
1996: ''Bessie Smith Sings the Jazz''
1972: ''Nobody's Blues But Mine''
''Blue Spirit Blues''
''Dowhearted Blues (Original 1923-1924 Recordings)''
''I'm Wild About That Thing''
''Les Genies du Jazz (Tome 1, No. 12):Bessie Smith''
''The Complete Recordings, Volume 01 (Frog)''
''The Empress''