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The Essential Bessie Smith

By Bessie Smith

1997 • 36 songs

  1. 1.
    Aggravatin' Papa
    3:160:30
  2. 2.
    Baby Won't You Please Come Home
    2:560:30
  3. 3.
    'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
    3:260:30
  4. 4.
    Jail-House Blues
    3:130:30
  5. 5.
    Weeping Willow Blues
    3:090:30
  6. 6.
    Dying Gambler's Blues
    2:570:30
  7. 7.
    St. Louis Blues - Louis Armstrong
    3:100:30
  8. 8.
    You've Been a Good Old Wagon
    3:280:30
  9. 9.
    Careless Love
    3:250:30
  10. 10.
    I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
    3:200:30
  11. 11.
    Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town - 78rpm Version
    3:190:30
  12. 12.
    Backwater Blues
    3:180:30
  13. 13.
    After You've Gone
    2:560:30
  14. 14.
    Alexander's Ragtime Band
    2:580:30
  15. 15.
    There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
    3:190:30
  16. 16.
    Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
    3:210:30
  17. 17.
    Me and My Gin
    2:490:30
  18. 18.
    Kitchen Man - 78 rpm Version
    2:550:30
  19. 19.
    Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
    2:570:30
  20. 20.
    Black Mountain Blues
    3:070:30
  1. 1.
    Graveyard Dream Blues - 78rpm Version
    2:430:30
  2. 2.
    Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down
    3:170:30
  3. 3.
    Boweavil Blues
    2:510:30
  4. 4.
    Cake Walkin' Babies from Home
    3:080:30
  5. 5.
    At the Christmas Ball - 78rpm Version
    3:230:30
  6. 6.
    Trombone Cholly
    3:090:30
  7. 7.
    A Good Man Is Hard to Find
    2:580:30
  8. 8.
    Dyin' by the Hour
    2:570:30
  9. 9.
    On Revival Day (A Rhythmic Spiritual)
    2:550:30
  10. 10.
    Moan, You Moaners
    3:120:30

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  • Originally Released 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1940 ℗ 1997 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. WARNING: All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.