Today’s Music to keep me SsSAAaAnNnnNEeE in Isolation – Bessie Smith

When I was growing up white music was so crap – all sugary sweet and sentimental. Black music was so much better, so much more real. Today I’m going to be playing some Bessie Smith. She knew how to sing and was earthy and real.

Bessie Smith – Gimme A Pigfoot – YouTube

Bessie Smith – Do Your Duty (Audio) – YouTube

Bessie Smith – Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl (1931) With Lyrics “Mama’s Got the Blues” – YouTube

Bessie Smith You’ve Gotta Give Me Some (20sjazz.com)

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