Bessie Smith

The Ultimate Collection

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While there is nothing wrong with this collection of Bessie Smith sides, serious listeners will find better sound and annotation with one of the Columbia/Legacy releases, either the 16-track The Collection, the double-disc The Essential Bessie Smith, or the nine-disc Complete Recordings.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 3:00 Spotify
2 3:16 Spotify
3 3:29 Spotify
4 2:58 Spotify
5 3:02 Spotify
6 6:27 Spotify
7 3:00 Spotify
8 3:05 Spotify
9 3:31
10 3:02 Spotify
11 3:16 Spotify
12 3:09 Spotify
13 3:21 Spotify
14 3:34 Spotify
15 3:01 Spotify
16 3:00 Spotify
17 2:50 Spotify
18 2:56 Spotify
19 3:11 Spotify
20 2:51 Spotify
21 3:10 Spotify
22 3:24 Spotify
23 3:11
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