Bessie Smith Links

http://alt.venus.co.uk/weed/bessie/welcome.htm A British collection of links, from biography to where-to-buy.

http://www.redhotjazz.com/bessie.html A one-page biography with many links to this jazz site's other pages about Bessie's fellow singers and musicians.

http://www.calliope.org/blues/blues2.html A page about Bessie (and Ma Rainey) as performers on the "Southern circuit" in the early days of the classic blues. With recollections by fellow performers.

http://www.legacyrecordings.com/catalog/RootsAndBlues/bessie.htm A record company's page with wonderful album covers and some downloadable audio.

 

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