10 early artists who defined the blues known as the empress of the blues, bessie smith was both the best and the most famous of the female singers of the 1920s. 1920s as the decade began, the spring-wound talking machine with pre-electrical, no-fidelity sound was already established and probably the most popular of the home entertainment devices. Classic female blues was an early form of blues music, popular in the 1920san amalgam of traditional folk blues and urban theater music, the style is also known as vaudeville blues.
Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 19 classic blues songs from the 1920's, vol 9: mama don't allow no easy riders here - various artists on allmusic. Crazy blues was written by mamie smith (1883-1946) in 1920 it was an instant hit, and she became one of the (if not the first) african american female rec.
The classic blues and the women who sang them ma rainey and her band (from wild women don't have the blues) 3 1900-1920s the classic blues and the women.
Blues history overview (jamplay historical) by the 1920s, the blues style had acquired its distinguishing characteristics of text, harmonic structure. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for rare 1920's blues and jazz: 1923-1929 - various artists on allmusic - 2001.
A brief history of the blues jazz article by ed kopp but the legacy of these earliest blues pioneers can still be heard in 1920s and '30s recordings from.