Thursday, February 28, 2008

Song of the Week: Down Hearted Blues

I'm going cross-eyed with school auction work and feel as if I'm blogging with blinders on. I plan to get back to posting chord charts after the middle of March. In the meantime, here's the song that introduced me to Bessie Smith, the Empress of the Blues. It's called "Downhearted Blues," and it was Smith's recording debut for Columbia.

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