Time Pieces History: S4, E1: Bessie Smith


The life and work of the Empress of the Blues


What you’ll hear

0:33: Introduction to Season 4

2:00: Who was Bessie Smith?

3:48: Early life and career

4:43: Stardom

6:05: Decline and death

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