Saturday, February 16, 2013

Bessie Smith (Down Hearted Blues, 1923) Jazz Legend



On February 16, 1923 The Empress of the Blues, Ms. Bessie Smith, makes her first recording, "Down Hearted Blues," which sells 800,000 copies for Columbia Records. She went on to become one of the most popular entertainers of the 1920s.

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