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Bessie Smith - Empress of the Blues

By: Albertson, Chris; Schuller, Gunther: Commentary By

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Kane: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 117A8334

Condition: Good


144 pages. Index. Discography. "The Greatest Singer and Entertainer of the Century - Bessie Smith comes alive again in this unique collection of 30 of her most famous songs. Not just copies of sheet music, here are actual transcriptions of her most famous songs, with piano reproductions and guitar chords... Gunther Schuller contributes notes on her singing style - perhaps the only good critical description of her art. This is the ideal companion to the record set of Bessies's complete recordings." - from back cover. Songs include: It Makes My Love Come Down, Long Road, Jailhouse... View more info