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The Real Deal-Friday April 15 2016 (Bessie Smith)

Bessie Smith, "Down Hearted Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra, "Down Hearted Blues," 1923 (Classics)

Bessie Smith, "Gulf Coast Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Clarence Johnson, "Gulf Coast Blues," Boogie Woogie Blues (Biograph)

Bessie Smith, "Oh Daddy (You Won't Have No Mama at All)," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Johnny Dodds & Tiny Parham, "Oh Daddy," 1927 (Classics)

Bessie Smith, "Baby Won't You Please Come Home," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers, "Baby Won't You Please Come Home," Legendary (Bluebird)

Bessie Smith, "'Tain't Nobody's Bizness if I Do," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Thomas "Fats" Waller, "'Tain't Nobody's Bizness if I Do," Classic Jazz from Rare Piano Rolls (Biograph)

Bessie Smith, "St. Louis Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith, "Sobbin' Hearted Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Thomas "Fats" Waller, "Squeeze Me," Classic Jazz from Rare Piano Rolls (Biograph)

Bessie Smith, "Squeeze Me," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith, "Kitchen Man," Complete Recordings, Vol. 4 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith & Her Band, "Alexander's Ragtime Band," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Miff Mole's Molers, "Alexander's Ragtime Band," Vol. 1 (Frog)

Miff Mole's Molers, "After You've Gone," Vol. 2 (Frog)

Bessie Smith & Her Band, "After You've Gone," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," Complete Recordings, Vol. 3 (Columbia)

Frankie Trumbauer & His Orch., "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," Bix Beiderbecke, Vol. 2: At the Jazz Band Ball (Columbia)

Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen, "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out," 1949, Vol. 1 (Classics)

Bessie Smith, "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out," Complete Recordings, Vol. 4 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith with Buck & His Band, "Do Your Duty," Complete Recordings, Vol. 5 (Columbia)

Vic Dickenson, "Do Your Duty," Trombone Cholly (Storyville)

Bessie Smith with Buck & His Band, "Take Me for a Buggy Ride," Complete Recordings, Vol. 5 (Columbia)

Bessie Smith with Buck & His Band, "Gimme a Pigfoot," Complete Recordings, Vol. 5 (Columbia)

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