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In A Mellow Tone

In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday May 26th, 2010 with Ron Sweetman
MAMIE SMITH

MAMIE SMITH: This star of the stage, the recording studio and the silver screen was born 127 years ago today. She made history as the first Afro-American woman to record the blues. We will trace her recording and film career from 1920 to 1940.
Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
It's Right Here For You
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Don't Care Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Lovin' Sam From Alabam
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume One - Document
Jazzbo Ball
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume One - Document
"U" Need Some Lovin Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Sax-O-Phoney Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume One - Document
Down Home Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Arkansas Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Two - Document
Wabash Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Dem Knock-Out Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Mamie Smith Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None o' This Jelly Roll
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
I'm Gonna Get You
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Three - Document
Do It Mr. So-And-So
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Lady Luck Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Three - Document
Kansas City Man Blues
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
My Sweet Man [Tickles the Ivories For Me]
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
Just Like You Took My Man Away From Me
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
Goin' Crazy With the Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
What Have You Done To Make Me Feel This Way
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
My Sportin' Man
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Don't You Advertise Your Man
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Miss Jenny's Ball
Mamie Smith - The Best of Mamie Smith - Columbia
Jailhouse Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
Harlem Blues
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
Lord, Lord [Because I Love You]
Mamie Smith - Mamie Smith Volume Four - Document
He's the Boy
Aretha Franklin - Through the Storm - Arista