happy? - Aug 10 ('Crazy Blues')
Subject: happy? - Aug 10 ('Crazy Blues')|
From: Abby Sale
Date: 10 Aug 05 - 10:19 AM
On 8/10/1920, Mamie Smith (not related to Bessie) became the first vocalist to record a blues song. She cut her version of composer Perry Bradford's "Crazy Blues," for Okeh Records.
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Subject: RE: happy? - Aug 10 ('Crazy Blues')|
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 10 Aug 05 - 02:00 PM
Hear "Crazy Blues" sung by Mamie Smith on Red Hot Jazz
At the same time, she recorded "It's Right Here For You" (Also heard at the same site).