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  • Singer Bessie Smith
  • Album Empty Bed Blues
  • Country US
  • Other formats DTS AAC VOC MP1 MPC AC3 AIFF
  • Genre Blues
  • Size MP3 1338 mb
  • Size FLAC 1752 mb
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A Empty Bed Blues (First Part)
Written-By – Bessie Smith
B Empty Bed Blues (Conclusion)
Written-By – Bessie Smith

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Record Company – Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd.

Credits

  • Piano – Porter Granger*
  • Trombone – Charlie Green

Notes

Same catalog# and series as Empty Bed Blues, this one MADE IN HOLLAND
Different label layout, no 'swing music series'-logo.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): W 145785
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): W 145786
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): W 145785 3-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): W 145786 1-

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
14312-D Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia 14312-D US 1928
AE7 1006 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues (Part 1) / Empty Bed Blues (Part 2) ‎(7", Single, Promo) Columbia AE7 1006 US Unknown
35675 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10", RE) Columbia 35675 US Unknown
14312-D Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia 14312-D US 1928
D.B. 2796 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(Shellac, 10") Columbia D.B. 2796 UK Unknown

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sorrowful Blues 3:16
A2 Pinchbacks - Take'em Away 3:13
A3 Rocking Chair Blues 3:12
A4 Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down 3:19
A5 Boweavil Blues 2:51
A6 Hateful Blues 3:06
A7 Frankie Blues 3:28
A8 Moonshine Blues 3:14
B1 Lou'siana Low Down Blues
Alto Saxophone – Don Redman
3:23
B2 Mountain Top Blues
Alto Saxophone – Don Redman
3:11
B3 Work House Blues 3:19
B4 House Rent Blues 3:05
B5 Salt Water Blues 3:26
B6 Rainy Weather Blues 3:34
B7 Weeping Willow Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith
3:07
B8 The Bye Bye Blues
Cornet – Joe Smith
3:15
C1 I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama 2:48
C2 I'd Rather Be Dead And Buried In My Grave 2:54
C3 Standin' In The Rain Blues 2:52
C4 It Won't Be You 2:46
C5 Spider Man Blues
Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone – Abraham Wheat
3:21
C6 Empty Bed Blues (Parts 1 & 2) 6:19
C7 Put It Right Here (Or Keep It Out There) 2:57
D1 Yes Indeed He Do! 3:13
D2 Devil's Gonna Get You 3:09
D3 You Ought To Be Ashamed 3:05
D4 Washwoman's Blues 3:07
D5 Slow And Easy Man 2:55
D6 Poor Man's Blues 3:24
D7 Please Help Me Get Him Off My Mind 2:55
D8 Me And My Gin 2:50

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Bob Fuller (tracks: D1 to D6)
  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Ernest Elliot (tracks: D1 to D6)
  • Clarinet – Bob Fuller (tracks: C2, C5, D1 to D6), Ernest Elliot (tracks: C2, D1 to D6)
  • Cornet – Demus Dean* (tracks: C1, C3, C4)
  • Executive Producer – John Hammond
  • Liner Notes – Chris Albertson
  • Piano – Fletcher Henderson (tracks: B1 to B8), Fred Longshaw (tracks: C1, C3, C4,), Irving Johns (tracks: A2 to A8), Porter Grainger (tracks: C2, C5 to C7, D1 to D8)
  • Producer – Chris Albertson
  • Trombone – Charlie Green (tracks: B3 to B8, C1, C3, C4, C6, C7), Joe Williams (tracks: D6 to D8)
  • Violin – Robert Robbins (tracks: A1, A3, A4, A6, A7)
  • Vocals – Bessie Smith

Notes

NOTE: First vinyl holds side A and D, second vinyl side B and C.
The tracklist follows the tracklist on sleeve (Side 1=A/ Side 2=B/ Side 3=C/ Side 4=D)

Side A recorded between April 4 and 9, 1924.
Side B recorded between July 22 and September 26, 1924.
Side C recorded between February 9 and March 20, 1928.
Side D recorded on August 23 and 24, 1928.

All selections recorded in New York.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
G 30450 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Columbia G 30450 US 1971
B2VL 072 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Avan-Guard B2VL 072 Australia 1971
66273 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Gat) CBS 66273 UK 1971
66273 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RE, Gat) CBS 66273 UK Unknown
G 30450, C 30451 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues ‎(2xCD, Comp) Columbia, Columbia G 30450, C 30451 US 1996