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Bessie Smith - Empty Bed Blues download mp3 album
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Album:
Empty Bed Blues
Style:
Vocal
Released:
1971
Country:
Australia
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Bessie Smith: Only the BestRemastered Version. Исполнитель: Bessie Smith. Empty Bed Blues Remastered Version.

Bessie Smith - Empty Bed Blues.

Bessie Smith was enormously popular, selling millions of records as one of the leading classic blues singers, a diva-featuring genre that drew from early 20th century vaudeville, jazz, and popular music. Smith recorded plenty of 12-bar blues, including raunchier songs like "Kitchen Ma. Other songs, like . Handy's "St. Louis Blues," were built like Tin Pan Alley tunes but were given the blues-like accompaniment of piano and one horn.

Original lyrics of Empty Bed Blues song by Bessie Smith. Explore 2 meanings and explanations or write yours. Find more of Bessie Smith lyrics. Highlight lyrics and request an explanation. Bessie Smith – Empty Bed Blues lyrics. I woke up this morning with a awful aching head I woke up this morning with a awful aching head My new man had left me, just a room and a empty bed. He's a deep sea diver with a stroke that can't go wrong He's a deep sea diver with a stroke that can't go wrong He can stay at the bottom and his wind holds out so long.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sorrowful Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*, I. Johns*
3:16
A2 Pinchbacks - Take'em Away
Written-By – B. Smith*, I. Johns*
3:13
A3 Rocking Chair Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*, I. Johns*
3:12
A4 Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down
Written-By – S. Williams*
3:19
A5 Boweavil Blues
Written-By – L. Austin*, G. Rainey*
2:51
A6 Hateful Blues
Written-By – E. Johnson*
3:06
A7 Frankie Blues
Written-By – E. Johnson*
3:28
A8 Moonshine Blues
Written-By – G. Rainey*
3:14
B1 Lou'siana Low Down Blues
Alto Saxophone – Don RedmanWritten-By – S. Williams*
3:23
B2 Mountain Top Blues
Alto Saxophone – Don RedmanWritten-By – S. Williams*
3:11
B3 Work House Blues
Written-By – T. Wallace*
3:19
B4 House Rent Blues
Written-By – T. Wallace*
3:05
B5 Salt Water Blues
Written-By – G. Brooks*
3:26
B6 Rainy Weather Blues
Written-By – G. Brooks*
3:34
B7 Weeping Willow Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith Written-By – P. Carter*
3:07
B8 The Bye Bye Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith Written-By – P. Carter*
3:15
C1 I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama
Written-By – F. Longshaw*, L. Miller*
2:48
C2 I'd Rather Be Dead And Buried In My Grave
Written-By – P. Fuller*
2:54
C3 Standin' In The Rain Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
2:52
C4 It Won't Be You
Written-By – B. Smith*
2:46
C5 Spider Man Blues
Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Abraham WheatWritten-By – B. Smith*, H. Gray
3:21
C6 Empty Bed Blues (Part 1 & 2)
Written-By – J. C. Johnson*
6:19
C7 Put It Right Here (Or Keep It Out There)
Written-By – P. Grainger*
2:57
D1 Yes Indeed He Do!
Written-By – P. Grainger*
3:13
D2 Devil's Gonna Get You
Written-By – P. Grainger*
3:09
D3 You Ought To Be Ashamed
Written-By – P. Grainger*
3:05
D4 Washwomam's Blues
Written-By – S. Williams*
3:07
D5 Slow And Easy Man
Written-By – S. Red*
2:55
D6 Poor Man's Blues
Written-By – B. Smith*
3:24
D7 Please Help Me Get Him Off My Mind
Written-By – B. Smith*
2:55
D8 Me And My Gin
Written-By – H. Burke*
2:50

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records
  • Manufactured By – CBS Inc.
  • Mastered At – Customatrix
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Bob Fuller (tracks: D1 to D6)
  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Ernest Elliot* (tracks: D1 to D6)
  • Artwork [Cover] – Philip Hays
  • Clarinet – Bob Fuller (tracks: C2, C5, D1 to D6), Ernest Elliot* (tracks: C2, D1 to D6)
  • Cornet – Demus Dean* (tracks: C1, C3, C4)
  • Executive-Producer – John Hammond
  • Liner Notes – Chris Albertson
  • Piano – Fletcher Henderson (tracks: B1 to B8), Fred Longshaw (tracks: C1, C3, C4,), Irving Johns (tracks: A2 to A8), Porter Grainger (tracks: C2, C5 to C7, D1 to D8)
  • Producer – Chris Albertson
  • Technician [Technical Restoration], Edited By – Larry Hiller
  • Trombone – Charlie Green (tracks: B3 to B8, C1, C3, C4, C6, C7), Joe Williams (tracks: D6 to D8)
  • Violin – Robert Robbins (tracks: A1, A3, A4, A6, A7)
  • Vocals – Bessie Smith

Notes

This is the third of five two-record sets.
First LP holds sides A and D, second LP sides B and C.
The tracklist follows the tracklist on sleeve (Side 1=A/ Side 2=B/ Side 3=C/ Side 4=D)

Side A recorded between April 4 and 9, 1924.
Side B recorded between July 22 and September 26, 1924.
Side C recorded between February 9 and March 20, 1928.
Side D recorded on August 23 and 24, 1928.

All selections ASCAP except A6, A7, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, C2, C7, D1 & D5

All selections recorded in New York City.

Inside-gatefold photo courtesy of Pete Welding

Manufactured by Columbia Records/CBS Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): AL 30451
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): AL 30452
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): BL 30452
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): BL 30451
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): o P AL 30451-1B ᴘ 4 ᗄ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): o P AL 30452-1A ᴘ 2 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, stamped): o P BL 30452-1A ᴘ A 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, stamped): o P BL 30451-1A ᴘ 1 3 ᗄ
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Other (LP 1): C 40451
  • Other (LP 2): C 40452

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
B2VL 072 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Avan-Guard B2VL 072 Australia 1971
66273 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) CBS 66273 UK 1971
225136/7 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) CBS 225136/7 Brazil Unknown
G 30450, C 30451 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xCD, Comp) Columbia, Columbia G 30450, C 30451 US 1996
66273 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RE, Gat) CBS 66273 UK Unknown

Tracklist

A Empty Bed Blues - Part 1
B Empty Bed Blues - Part 2

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Columbia Phonograph Company, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Columbia Phonograph Company, Inc.

Credits

  • Piano [Uncredited] – Porter Grainger
  • Trombone [Uncredited] – Charlie Green
  • Vocals – Bessie Smith
  • Written-By – Johnson*

Notes

Recorded March 20, 1928, New York.

This version has a deep groove pressing ring to labels around the spindle hole. it also has 2 lines of copyright info at bottom of each label. Another pressing of Empty Bed Blues exists with NO pressing ring and less text at bottom of labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (runout)): Ⓦ145785-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (runout)): Ⓦ145786-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (label)): 145785
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (label)): 145786

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
D.B. 2796 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia D.B. 2796 Netherlands Unknown
AE7 1006 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues (Part 1) / Empty Bed Blues (Part 2) ‎(7", Single, Promo) Columbia AE7 1006 US Unknown
35675 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10", RE) Columbia 35675 US Unknown
14312-D Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia 14312-D US 1928
D.B. 2796 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia D.B. 2796 UK Unknown