Divas Sing The Blues (CD)
Release Date: 11/08/11
A selection of pre-war female Blues singers accompanied by hot jazz bands of the day. The most famous artists here is certainly Bessie smith whose influence pervades most of the recordings that followed her initial success. Also featured are Blue Lu Barker with her original recording of 'Don't You Feel My Leg' and the Chicago based guitarist Memphis Minnie. This CD is the perfect introduction to the unique sounds of the classic Blues singers.