bessie smith – nobody knows you when you’re down and out
By Sound Check
April 15, 2014
Happy birthday to blues singer Bessie Smith (1894-1937), The Empress of the Blues.
Listen to her performing ‘Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out’ (1929).
“Bessie Smith (Vocal), Ed Allen (Cornet), Garvin Bushell (as), Greely Walton or Arville Harris (ts) Clarence Williams (Piano), Cyrus St-Clair (tu).”
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