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Bessie Smith Lyrics



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Album: Careless Love (2004) Lyrics

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Album: Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: Bessie Smith (2003) Lyrics

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Album: Bessie Smith: The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (2001) Lyrics

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Album: 1929-33 (1998) Lyrics

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Baby have pity on me

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Black mountain blues

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Blue blue

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Blue spirit blues

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Dirty no-gooder's blues

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Do your duty

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Don't cry baby

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Gimme a pigfoot

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Hustlin' dan

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I'm down in the dumps

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In the house blues

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Keep it to yourself

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Long old road

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Moan, you mourners

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Need a little sugar in my bowl

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New orleans hop scop blues

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On revival day (a rhythmic spiritual)

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Safety mama

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See if i'll care

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Shipwreck blues

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Take me for a buggy ride

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Wasted life blues

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Worn out papa blues

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You don't understand


Album: Empress Of The Blues 1923-33 (1998) Lyrics

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'tain't nobody's bizness if i do

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After you've gone

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Alexander ragtime band

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Cake walkin' babies from home

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Careless love

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Do your duty

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Gimme a pigfoot

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He's got me goin'

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I ain't gonna play no second fiddle

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I'm down in the dumps

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Kitchen man

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Me and my gin

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My sweetie went away (she didn't say where, when o

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Nobody knows you when you're down and out

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Safety mama

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Take it right back

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Take me for a buggy ride

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The st. louis blues

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Trombone cholly

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Weepin' willow blues

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You've been a good ole wagon

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Young woman's blues


Album: Bessie Smith: The Collection (1997) Lyrics

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Album: 1923 (1996) Lyrics

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'taint nobody's biz-ness if i do

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Aggravatin' papa

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Baby won't you please come home blues

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Beale street mama

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Bleeding hearted blues

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Cemetary blues

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Down-hearted blues

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Far away blues

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Graveyard dream blues

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Gulf coast blues

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I'm going back to my used to be

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If you don't i know who will

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Jail house blues

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Keeps on a-rainin' (papa he can't make no time)

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Lady luck blues

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Mama's got the blues

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Midnight blues

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Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mi

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Oh daddy (you won't have no mama at all)

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Outside of that

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Sam jones blues

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St. louis gal

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Yodling blues


Album: 1923-24 (1996) Lyrics

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Any woman's blues

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Boweavil blues

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Chicago bound blues

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Easy come, easy go blues

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Eavesdropper's blues

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Frankie blues

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Frosty mornin' blues

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Hateful blues

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Haunted house blues

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House rent blues

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Lou'siana low down blues

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Mistreatin' daddy

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Moonshine blues

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Mountain top blues

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My sweetie went away (she didn't say where, when,

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Pinchbacks, take 'em away

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Rainy weather blues

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Rockin' chair blues

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Salt water blues

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Sorrowful blues

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Ticket agent, ease your window open

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Whoa, tillie, take your time

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Work house blues


Album: 1924-25 (1996) Lyrics

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Cake walkin' blues

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Careless love blues

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Cold in hand blues

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Dixie flyer blues

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Dying gambler's blues

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Follow the deal on down

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He's gone blues

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I ain't gonna play no second fiddle

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I ain't got nobody

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J.c. holmes blues

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Love me daddy blues

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Nashville woman's blues

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Nobody's blues but mine

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Reckless blues

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Sinful blues

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Sing sing prison blues

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Sobbin' hearted blues

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Soft pedal blues

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The bye bye blues

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The st. louis blues

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The yellow dog blues

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Weeping willow blues

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Woman's trouble blues

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You've been a good old wagon


Album: 1927-28 (1996) Lyrics

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A good man is hard to find

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After you've gone

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Alexander's ragtime band

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Dyin' by the hour

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Foolish man blues

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Homeless blues

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Hot springs blues

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I used to be your sweet mama

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I'd rather be dead and buried in my grave

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It won't be you

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Lock and key

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Looking for my man blues

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Mean old bed bug blues

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Muddy water (a mississippi moan)

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Pickpocket blues

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Send me to the 'lectric chair

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Spider man blues

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Standin' in the rain blues

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Sweet mistreater

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Them's graveyard words

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There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight

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Thinking blues

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Trombone cholly


Album: 1928-1929 (1996) Lyrics

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Devil's gonna get you

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Empty bed blues- part 1

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He's got me goin'

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I'm wild about that thing

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I've got what it takes

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It makes my love come down

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Kitchen man

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Me and my gin

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Nobody knows you when you're down and out

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Please help me get him off my mind

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Poor man's blues

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Put it right here

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Slow and easy man

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St. louis blues-part 1

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St. louis blues-part 2

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St. louis blues-part 3

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St. louis blues-part 4

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Take it right back

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Washwoman's blues

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Yes indeed he do

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You ought to be ashamed

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You've got to give me some


Album: Bessie Smith 1923-1933 (1996) Lyrics

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Alexander's ragtime band

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Any woman's blues

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Baby doll

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Cake walkin' babies (from home)

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Careless love blues

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Cold in hand blues

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Do your duty

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Down-hearted blues

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Dyin' by the hour

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Gimme a pigfoot

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Hard time blues

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He's got me goin'

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Jail house blues

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My sweetie went away (she didn't say where, when o

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Nobody knows you when you're down and out

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Preachin' the blues

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Shipwreck blues

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The st. louis blues

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Trombone cholly

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Weeping willow blues

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You've been a good old wagon

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Young woman's blues


Album: Empty Bed Blues (1996) Lyrics

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At the christmas ball

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Baby doll

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Backwater blues

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Cake walkin' babies

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Cold in hand blues

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Do your duty

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Downhearted blues

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Dyin' by the hour

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Empty bed blues

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Gimme a pig foot and a bottle of beer

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I'm wild about that thing

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Jazzbo brown from memphis town

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Keep on a rainin'

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Kitchen man

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Lost your head blues

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New orleans hop scop blues

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Nobody knows when you're down and out

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Put it right here

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Send me to the 'lectric chair

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St. louis blues

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The gin house blues

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The yellow dog blues

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Trombone cholly


Album: Sings The Jazz (1996) Lyrics

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After you've gone

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Alexander's ragtime band

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Baby doll

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Baby won't you please come home

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Cake walkin' babies (from home)

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Careless love blues

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Do your duty

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Down in the dumps

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He's got me goin'

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I ain't got nobody

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I want ev'ry bit of it

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It won't be you

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Jazzbo brown from memphis town

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Keep it to yourself

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Lock and key

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Oh daddy blues

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Squeeze me

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Sweet mistreater

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T' ain't nobody's bizness if i do

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There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight

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What's the matter now?

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Yes indeed he do

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You've got to give me some


Album: Mama'S Got The Blues (1994) Lyrics

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After you've gone

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Aggravatin' papa (don't you try to two-time)

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Alexander's ragtime band

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Baby won't you please come home

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Careless love blues

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Do your duty

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Down in the dumps

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Gimme a pigfoot

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Hustlin' dan

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I want every bit of it

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If you don't, i know who will

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Jazzbo brown from memphis town

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Lonesome desert blues

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Mama's got the blues

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My man blues

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Need a little sugar in my bowl

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Nobody in town can bake a sweet jelly roll like mi

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Nobody's blues but mine

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St. louis blues

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T'ain't nobody's business if i do

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Take me for a buggy ride

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Young woman's blues


Album: Bessie Smith: The Complete Recordings Vol. 4 (1991) Lyrics

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Album: Greatest Hits Lyrics

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Album: Other Songs Lyrics

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