Introduction 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 Prefer to read instead? Click here for a transcript. No email needed!

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First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – St Mary’s Lighthouse.  St Mary’s Lighthouse – Introduction to Item 35  One of the best things about living in the north east is that…

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