Bessie Smith Discography & Lyrics

Album

  • 1972 Nobody's Blues But Mine
  • 2003 Bessie Smith Vol. 2 'St. Louis Blues': Original Recordings 1924-1925
  • 2003 Downhearted Blues (Original 1923-1924 Recordings)
  •    --   Blue Spirit Blues
  •    --   I'm Wild About That Thing
  •    --   The Complete Recordings, Volume 01 (Frog)
  •    --   The Empress
  • Album + Compilation

  • 1951 The Bessie Smith Story, Volume 1
  • 1970 The World's Greatest Blues Singer
  • 1986 Great Original Performances: 1925-1933
  • 1987 Original Jazz Recordings 1925-1933
  • 1989 The Collection
  • 1990 The Gold Collection: 40 Classic Performances
  • 1990 Bessie Smith: The Greatest Blues Singer in the World
  • 1991 1923-1933 Empress of the Blues
  • 1991 The Complete Recordings, Volume 1
  • 1991 The Complete Recordings, Volume 2
  • 1991 The Legendary King Oliver, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong
  • 1992 The Complete Recordings, Volume 3
  • 1993 Charly Blues Masterworks, Volume 31: Empress of the Blues
  • 1993 Bessie Smith Sings the Jazz
  • 1993 The Blues Collection: Bessie Smith, Classic Blues
  • 1993 The Complete Recordings, Volume 4
  • 1994 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1923
  • 1994 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1923-1924
  • 1995 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1924-1925
  • 1995 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1925-1927
  • 1996 An Introduction to Bessie Smith: Her Best Recordings 1923-1933
  • 1996 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1927-1928
  • 1996 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1928-1929
  • 1996 The Complete Recordings, Volume 5
  • 1997 The Essential Bessie Smith
  • 1997 Jazz Greats, Volume 38: Bessie Smith: Preachin' the Blues
  • 1997 The Chronological Classics: Bessie Smith 1929-1933
  • 1997 The Quintessence: The Empress 1923-1933
  • 1998 The Masters
  • 2001 Midnite Jazz & Blues: Empress of the Blues
  • 2002 Great Divas
  • 2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Bessie Smith
  • 2005 Greatest Hits
  • 2005 The Ultimate Jazz Archive
  • 2006 Queen of the Blues, Volume 1
  • 2006 The Undisputed Queen Of The Blues
  • 2007 The Undisputed Queen of the Blues, Volume 1
  • 2010 The Anthology
  • 2011 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Bessie Smith
  •    --   Bessie Smith Blues Queen
  •    --   Empress of the Blues
  •    --   I Ain’t Got Nobody
  •    --   Jazz 'n' Blues
  •    --   Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out
  •    --   Nothing but the Blues: Bessie Smith
  •    --   Squeeze Me
  •    --   The Best Of
  •    --   The Essence of Bessie Smith
  •    --   Young Woman's Blues
  • Single

  • 1923 Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues / Oh Daddy Blues
  • 1924 Easy Come Easy Go Blues / Frosty Morining Blues
  • 1925 Careless Love Blues / He's Gone Blues
  • 1925 St. Louis Blues
  • 1926 The Gin House Blues / Lost Your Head Blues
  • 1927 Back-Water Blues / Preachin' the Blues
  • 1927 After You've Gone / Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
  • 1927 Lock and Key / Trombone Cholly
  • 1928 Me and My Gin / Slow and Easy Man
  • 1929 Kitchen Man / I've Got What It Takes
  • 1929 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out / Take It Right Back
  • 1929 He's Got Me Goin' / It Makes My Love Come Down
  • 1929 Don't Cry Baby / You Don't Understand
  • 1930 Moan Mourners / On Revival Day
  • 1931 In the House Blues / Blue Blues
  • 1931 Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl / Safety Mama
  • 1933 Do Your Duty / I'm Down in the Dumps
  • 1933 Gimmie a Pigfoot / Take Me for a Buggy Ride
  • 1940 Cake Walking Babies (From Home) / Young Woman's Blues