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The Resource Bessie Smith : Empress of the Blues

Bessie Smith : Empress of the Blues

Label
Bessie Smith : Empress of the Blues
Title
Bessie Smith
Title remainder
Empress of the Blues
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
other
Cataloging source
DLC
Date time place
Vol. 1 recorded from Jan. 1925 to Mar. 20, 1928, v. 2 from Apr. 12, 1930 to Nov. 23-1933
Form of composition
jazz
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RBA 01101-01104, etc.
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Bessie Smith, vocals. Vol. 1: Louis Armstrong, cornet; Fred Longshaw, Fletcher Henderson, Porter Grainger, pianos; Henderson's Hot Six; Blue Boys; Joe Smith, trumpet; Charlie Green, trumpet. Vol. 2: Buck (i.e. Buck Washington, piano) and his band; Garvin Bushell, clarinet; Louis Bacon, Ed Allen, trumpets; Charlie Green, trombone; Cyrus St. Clair, tuba; Clarence Williams, piano;
Series statement
Hot jazz classic
Series volume
#4, 19
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Bessie Smith : Empress of the Blues
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Vol. 1 previously issued as Columbia (except Cake walking babies); v. 2 previously issued as Okeh 8949 (1st-2nd works) and 8945 (3rd-4th works) and Columbia 14516-D (7th work) and 14451-D (8th work); 5th-6th works previously unissued
  • Notes on containers
Capture and storage technique
direct storage not acoustical
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[V. 1] Cold in hand blues. You've been a good ole wagon. Cake walking babies. Young woman's blues. Lost your head blues. Baby doll. Empty bed blues -- v. 2. Gimme a pigfoot. Take me for a buggy ride. Do your duty. I'm down in the dumps. See if I'll care. Baby, have pity on me. New Orleans hop scop blues. Nobody knows you when you're down and out
Dimensions
10 in.
Dimensions
10 in. diameter
Extent
4 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
coarse standard
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
shellac
Lccn
00535143
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Publisher number
  • C 142
  • 37574
  • 37575
  • 37576
  • 37577
  • W 152578
  • W 152579
  • W 152577
  • W 152580
  • W 150458
  • W 150459
  • W 150132
Special playback characteristics
not applicable
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45304489
  • UtOrBLW
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bessie Smith : Empress of the Blues
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Vol. 1 previously issued as Columbia (except Cake walking babies); v. 2 previously issued as Okeh 8949 (1st-2nd works) and 8945 (3rd-4th works) and Columbia 14516-D (7th work) and 14451-D (8th work); 5th-6th works previously unissued
  • Notes on containers
Capture and storage technique
direct storage not acoustical
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[V. 1] Cold in hand blues. You've been a good ole wagon. Cake walking babies. Young woman's blues. Lost your head blues. Baby doll. Empty bed blues -- v. 2. Gimme a pigfoot. Take me for a buggy ride. Do your duty. I'm down in the dumps. See if I'll care. Baby, have pity on me. New Orleans hop scop blues. Nobody knows you when you're down and out
Dimensions
10 in.
Dimensions
10 in. diameter
Extent
4 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
coarse standard
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
shellac
Lccn
00535143
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Publisher number
  • C 142
  • 37574
  • 37575
  • 37576
  • 37577
  • W 152578
  • W 152579
  • W 152577
  • W 152580
  • W 150458
  • W 150459
  • W 150132
Special playback characteristics
not applicable
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45304489
  • UtOrBLW
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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