Monday Blues Podcast Series 2 Episode 5 - Ladies of the Blues

Mar 15, 2016, 12:10 PM

Did you know that the first blues stars were women? This week Imran & Dan look at some of the biggest names in the early blues, plus some lesser-known women.

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  1. Bessie Smith - Give Me a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer -

  2. Ma Rainey - Prove it on Me Blues -

  3. Victoria Spivey - Organ Grinder Blues -

  4. Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train -

  5. Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind -

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