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Ma Rainey
Eternal thanks to bluesman Dorus Sturm for transcribing and contributing most of the lyrics!
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The All Music Guide

Jim O'Neal & Stephen Thomas Erlewine


Recommended listening

Album

Label/Cat. No.

CDs

Availability1

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Riverside RLP-12-108

1

for sale

Black Bottom

Yazoo 1071

1

for sale

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1923-1924)

Document 5581

1

for sale

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2 (1924-1925)

Document 5582

1

for sale

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1925-1926)

Document 5583

1

for sale

Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 4 (1926-1927)

Document 5584

1

for sale


Recommended reading

Title

Author

Availability1

Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey

Sandra R. Lieb

for sale

Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers

Derrick Stewart-Baxter

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The Lyrics

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Table Of Content (18 songs, 13 soundclips)

* = additions of Nov. 1999, ** = additions of June 2000

** Bad Luck Blues
** Barrel House Blues
* Big Feeling Blues
** Black Cat, Hoot Owl Blues
Blues And Booze
** Bo-Weavil Blues
Chain Gang Blues
Counting The Blues
Don't Fish In My Sea

* Jelly Bean Blues
** Last Minute Blues
** Moonshine Blues
See See Rider
** Sissy Blues
** Southern Blues
** Those All Night Long Blues
** Walking Blues
* Yonder Come The Blues

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Bluesman Harry
Page last updated on:
June 8 2000


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