Bessie Smith (Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out, 1929) Jazz Legend
Bessie Smith - Bessie Smith Sings More Blues
Bessie Smith- I need A Little Sugar In My bowl
ST. LOUIS BLUES. Blues Legend Bessie Smith's only film appearance. Uncut 1929
Bessie Smith - Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer (Audio)
Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on other jazz vocalists.