I've always enjoyed this genre, of which Bessie Smith was the queen. But there are lots of other talented ladies from that era: Ida Cox, Sippie Wallace, Victoria Spivey, Alberta Hunter, et al. Here is the only known video footage of Bessie, singing "St. Louis Blues."
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We are switching to the new platform for The DataLounge this weekend. All of our mobile users have been using it for over a week and all first time users have been using it for about a month - which adds up to well over one million users. So we're ready to end this phase of the testing and move everybody to the new site. (more)
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