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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer widely renowned during the Jazz Age. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on fellow blues singers, as well as jazz vocalists.
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ON AIR - PROGRAMMING

DISCOGRAPHY
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''