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2CD released: Apr 06, 2010

Tracklisting:
Disc 1 : Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
1. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
2. Gin House Blues
3. Send Me To The 'lectric Chair
4. T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
5. I Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
6. After You've Gone
7. Careless Love Blues
8. Preachin' The Blues
9. Black Mountain Blues
10. Sinful Blues
11. Homeless Blues
12. Downhearted Blues
13. Any Woman's Blues
14. He's Gone Blues
15. Graveyard Dream Blues
16. Lady Luck Blues
17. The Bye Bye Blues
18. House Rent Blues
19. Woman's Trouble Blues
20. Work House Blues
21. I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
22. Love Me Daddy Blues
23. St Louis Blues
24. Gimme A Pigfoot (And A Bottle Of Beer)
Disc 2 : Hard Driving Papa
1. Hard Driving Papa
2. Me And My Gin
3. Dyin' By The Hour
4. I'd Rather Be Dead And Buried In My Grave
5. Aggravatin' Papa (Don't You Two Time Me)
6. Lock And Key
7. On Revival Day
8. Looking For My Man Blues
9. There'll Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight
10. Back Water Blues
11. Young Woman's Blues
12. A Good Man Is Hard To Find
13. Baby Won't You Please Come Home
14. Golden Rule Blues
15. What's The Matter Now
16. Honeyman Blues
17. Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
18. Foolish Man Blues
19. Kitchen Man
20. Gulf Coast Blues
21. Foolish Man Blues
22. Chicago Bound Blues
23. Alexander's Ragtime Band
24. Sing Sing Prison Blues
BESSIE SMITH
ANTHOLOGY, THE
Label: NOT NOW
Cat No: NOT2CD342
Barcode: 5060143493423
Packaging: 2CD Slipcase Pack

Decades of blues and jazz vocalists sang in the shadow of the Empress, whose powerhouse voice still packs a wallop nearly 90 years later. Here are more than two hours of key cuts: her hits Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out; T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness if I Do, and Aggravatin' Papa plus Gin House Blues; Downhearted Blues; Dyin' by the Hour; Lock and Key; Sinful Blues, and more!

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