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Price: $15.95
Item Number: MM164
Music Genre: Blues (Vocals)
Untitled Document
Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s “blue period,” this unique and highly entertaining CD features unforgettable recordings by some of America’s most famous female blues singers, including Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter, Ruth Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Odetta, the late Etta James, and others. Included are timeless blues tunes such as See See Rider, A Good Man is Hard to Find, and three distinctive versions of St. Louis Blues. Running Time:  58:26

1.    Odetta
Hard, Oh Lord (4:06)

2.    Alberta Hunter
St. Louis Blues (2:24)

3.    Claire Austin
See See Rider (3:56)

4.    Helen Humes
A Good Man Is Hard To Find (3:05)

5.    Ella Fitzgerald
T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (4:30)

6.    Juanita Hill
I Don't Want It Second Hand (2:47)

7.    Ida Cox With Coleman Hawkins Quintet
St. Louis Blues (3:22)

8.    Billie And Dede Pierce
Baby Won't You Please Come Home (2:38)
9.    Ruth Brown
Cabbage Head (6:06)
10.   Ma Rainey
Black Eye Blues (3:10)

11.   Victoria Spivey
Arkansas Blues (3:39)

12.   Juanita Hill
Hold That Train (3:05)

13.   Ella Fitzgerald
St. Louis Blues (5:06)

14.   Odetta
Believe I'll Go (3:03)

15.   Ma Rainey
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (3:10)

16.   Etta James
He's Got The Whole World In His Hand (4:19)
Photograph of Pablo Picasso  [CD Cover & Back Cover] 

WPA Federal Arts Project
Picasso—40 Years of His Art (poster)

The Saint Louis Blues (sheet music)

Doctor's Warm Reception (poster)