Two of the first published blues songs, "Dallas Blues" (1912) and "Saint Louis
Blues" (1914), were 12-bar blues with the AAB lyric structure. W. C. Handy wrote
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Aug 13, 2009 ... Mamie Smith (1883-1946) was the first African-American female performer to
make a vocal blues recording in 1920 with "Crazy Blues". The song was written
It was the first published blues song according to Handy, but further research has
... Morton Harvey recorded it again, creating the first vocal blues recording.
Jun 7, 2010 ... In 1920, Mamie Smith's “Crazy Blues,” the first recording of an ... Witnesses
claimed that after its release in 1920, the song could be heard ...
Popular Music Genres of the 1920's. Dance Bands, Jazz, Blues, Broadway ... The
was a song from the show called "The Charleston" and it was done in a style
similar to .... Mamie Smith is credited with making the first recorded blues vocal ...
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being the first African American artist to make vocal blues recordings in 1920.
Aug 13, 2015 ... The dimensions of Bessie Smith's songs are small, never running to more than
three minutes. ... Although Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith released their first ... she
had a huge range of vocal colour, from trumpet-like clarity to the ...
totally unique singing style which defies classification as blues or country. ...
purpose of this paper to show that Lee Morse was the first recorded jazz singer. ...
Dictionary defines, “jazz singer”: “a singer whose vocal technique is similar to that
... did record a few torch songs, such as, “I'm Doing What I'm Doing For Love...
No doubt Smith absorbed vocal ideas during her early association with the "
Mother ... Smith (no relation to Bessie Smith) recorded the first vocal blues in
1920 and ... examples of which may be found on such songs as "The Yellow Dog
First recorded in the 1900s, the blues were played by a soulful lot of acoustic
musicians that handed down their songs to pioneering bluesmen such as Muddy