Grievin Hearted Blues - Ma Rainey - Mother Of The Blues

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  1. Bessie Smith may have been the early blues’ greatest singer, but Ma Rainey was its greatest performer. This intense, warm woman was a living link between minstrelsy, the earliest blues, and vaudeville.
  2. "Ma" Rainey was one of the earliest African-American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was billed as the "Mother of the Blues". She began performing as a teenager and became known as Ma Rainey after her marriage to Will Rainey, in They toured with the Rabbit Foot Minstrels and later formed their own group, Rainey and Rainey, .
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  5. Mother Of The Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey, by Sandra Lieb, University of Massachusetts Press, Ma Rainey And The Classic Blues Singers, by Derrick Stewart-Baxter, Stein and Day Press, Blues Legacies And Black Feminism, by Angela Davis, Pantheon Books,
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  7. "Ma" Rainey (born Gertrude Pridgett, September or April 26, – December 22, ) was one of the earliest African-American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was billed as the "Mother of the Blues". She began performing as a young teenager and became known as Ma Rainey after her marriage to Will Rainey, in , they toured Born: or April 26, , Russell County, Alabama .
  8. May 14,  · Her name was Ma Rainey, and during her lifetime, she was known as “The Mother of the Blues.” First Job, First Meeting Bessie Smith was a mere girl of 14 when she first met Ma Rainey .
  9. This superb five-disc box set gives a sweeping overview of the hugely influential music of blues legend Ma Rainey. Rainey was already a seasoned performer by the time she made her first recordings in , and though she only recorded for six years she cut over songs, many of which went on to become blues 9/
  10. Ma Rainey Mother Of The Blues JSP. Bad Luck Blues; Bo-Weavil Blues (1) Grievin' Hearted Blues; Don't Fish In My Sea; Big Boy Blues; Blues Oh Blues; Damper Down Blues; Gone Daddy Blues; Oh Papa Blues; Misery Blues; Dead Drunk Blues; Slow Driving Moan; Blues the World Forgot; Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; Blues the World Forgot; Hellish Rag.

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