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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.[1] 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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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''