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Complete Recordings Vol. 5: The Final Chapter (Bessie Smith album)

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This final volume was possibly the most interesting to true blues historians. Its first disc contains not only Smith’s late swing-influenced recordings as well as blues classics like ‘Need Some ...

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Bessie Smith (1894—1937) American blues singer