Mildred Bailey

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Mildred Bailey

Born: Mildred Rinker February 27, 1907 (or 1900) in Tekoa, Washington

Died: December 12, 1951 Poughkeepsie, New York

Jazz, Jazz Singer, Jazz Vocals, Big Band, Swing

20’s, 30’s, 40’s

Mrs. Swing, The Rockin’ Chair Lady, Queen of Swing


Hit singles

(Vocalion releases only)

Year Single US Cat. No.
1936 For Sentimental Reasons 18 3367
More Than You Know 15 3378
1937 Trust in Me(A-side) 4 3449
“My Last Affair” (B-side) 10 3449
Where Are You? 5 3456
“Never in a Million Years” 8 3508
Rockin’ Chair 13 3553
“It’s the Natural Thing to Do” 14 3626
“Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?)” 14 3712
Right or Wrong 19 3758
1938 Thanks for the Memory 11 3931
“Don’t Be That Way” 9 4016
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart 8 4083
Small Fry 9 4224
“So Help Me” 2 4253
My Reverie 10 4408
1939 “Blame It On My Last Affair” 13 4632
“Moon Love” 14 4939

Notable recordings

The following are some of Bailey’s most well-known swing recordings

Jazz Online:

Music Stacks:

Log of Milded’s CBS Radio Show – Music Till Midnight 1944:



Music Tonic:


Shelf 3D: Red Norvo – Love Is Here To Stay (Mildred Bailey, vocal)

Meta Cafe:

OV Guide:

You Repeat:


Mildred Section of the Encyclopedia of Native Music: bailey&f=false

Mildred Section in Teddy Wilson Talks Jazz: bailey&f=false

Milded Section in Weather Bird: bailey&f=false



All Music:




Native American Encyclopedia:


Music Brainz:


History Link:


All About Jazz:



Music Nectar:

Jazz Music Archives:


Musician Guide:

Around the Web:

Jazz Lives:

Shiraz Socialist:

Feminine Writings:

Virtual Victrola:

Taralinda Muses:

Planet Barbarella:

Women in Music:

Classic Ladies of Color:

Relative Esoterica:

Mildred Bailey at the Blue Angel:

Pancoco Jams:

Running Gamak:

Still a Brooklyn Kid:

My Vintage Kosher Kitchen:

Orange Crate Art:

The Judy Garland Experience:

On This Day in Jazz:

Good Ole Woody:


The Thought Criminal:

Jazz Times:

Huckleberries Online:

Bixography Forum:

National Congress of American Indians:

Newspaper Rock:

Mosaic Records:

Bing Crosby Music Archives:

Bing Crosby Theater:

US Stamp Gallery:

1938 Herald Journal Article:,5615229

1940 NYT Article:

1943 NYT Article:

1944 NYT Ads:

1946 NYT Ad:

1950 NYT Article:

1951 NYT Obituary:

1962 NYT Article:

2001 NYT Article:

2001 NPR Article:

2001 Courant Article:

2011 Inlander Article:

2012 Wenatchee World Article:

2014 CDA Press Article:


Guides Home:


Pinterest: bailey

My Space:

Find A Grave:


Internet Archive: bailey AND collection%3Aaudio_music

Mix Cloud:

Music VF:



Old Time Radio Podcast:

What Kind of Man is You 1929:

I Like to Do Things For You 1930:

All of Me 1931:

Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams 1931:

Georgia 1931:

We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye 1931:

Too Late 1931:

He’s Not Worth Your Tears 1931:

Blues in My Heart 1931:

Home 1931:

Lies 1931:

Rockin’ Chair 1932 and 1937:

I’ll Never Be the Same 1932:

Sleepy Time Down South 1932:

Dear Old Mother Dixie 1932:

Strangers 1932:

Love Me Tonight 1932:

Dance Selections from Hot-Cha 1932:

Stop the Sun, Stop the Moon 1932:

Heat Wave 1933:

Doin’ The Uptown Lowdown 1933:

Shouting in That Amen Corner 1933:

Lazy Bones 1933:

There’s a Cabin in the Pines 1933:

But I Can’t Make A Man 1933:

Emaline 1934:

Junk Man 1934:

Ol’ Pappy 1934:

Someday Sweetheart 1935:

Squeeze Me 1935:

When Day is Done 1935:

Downhearted Blues 1935:


Willow Tree 1935:

Honeysuckle Rose 1935:

Harry Richmond Radio Show 1936:

Picture Me Without You 1936:

More Than You Know 1937:

Just a Stone’s Throw From Heaven 1937:

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm 1937:

Smoke Dreams 1937:

There’s a Lull in My Life 1937:

The Moon Got in My Eyes 1937:

Where Are You? 1937:

The Morning After 1937:

It’s the Natural Thing to Do 1937:

Bob White 1937:

A Cigarette and a Silhouette 1938:

Lover Come Back To Me 1938:

As Long As You Live 1938:

After Dinner Speech 1938:

Says My Heart 1938:

I Can’t Face the Music Without Singing the Blues 1938:

I Go For That 1938:

My Melancholy Baby 1938:

Love is Here to Stay 1938:

I Used to Be Color-Blind 1938:

What Have You Got That Gets Me 1938:

If You Were in My Place 1938:

Small Fry 1938:

Have You Forgotten So Soon 1938:

Old Folks 1938:

Blame it on My Last Affair 1938:

I See Your Face Before Me 1938:

Bewildered 1938:

The Weekend of the Private Secretary 1938:

Rock it For Me 1938:

Thanks for the Memories 1938:

Don’t Be That Way 1938:

Wigwammin” 1938:

At Your Beck and Call 1938:

So Help Me 1938:

Thanks for the Memory 1938:

Please Be Kind 1938:

They’ll Be Some Changes Made 1939 w Mary Lou Williams on Piano:

Barrelhouse Music 1939 w Mary Lou Williams on Piano:

Arkansas Blues 1939 w Mary Lou Williams:

You Don’t Know My Mind 1939 w Mary Lou Williams on Piano:

The Little Man that Wasn’t There 1939:

Don’t Dally With the Devil 1939:

Tit Willow 1939:

Darn That Dream 1939:

Make With the Kisses 1939:

I See Your Fave Before Me, The Lamp is Low 1939:

I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You 1939:

It’s Slumbertime in the Swanee 1939:

Prisoner of Love 1939 w Mary Lou Williams on Piano:

Moon Love 1939:

Three Little Fishes 1939:

I Thought About You 1939:

St. Louis Blues 1939:

Blue Rain 1939:

I Shoulda Stood in Bed 1939:

All the Things You Are 1939:

Wham (Re Bop Boom Bam) 1940:

The Complete Columbia Recordings Volume 10 1940-1941:

1. Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) [Alternate Take]
2. Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam)
3. Little High Chairman
4. Easy to Love
5. Give Me Time
6. They Can’t Take That Away from Me
7. A Bee Gezindt
8. After All I’ve Been to You
9. Don’t Take Your Love from Me [Alternate Take][#]
10. Don’t Take Your Love from Me
11. Fools Rush In
12. From Another World
13. I’m Nobody’s Baby
14. Give Me Time
15. How Can I Ever Be Alone?
16. Tennessee Fish Fry
17. I’ll Pray for You
18. Blue (And Broken Hearted)
19. Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry [Alternate Take]
20. Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry
21. I’ll Be Around [Alternate Take][#]
22. I’ll Be Around
23. My Little Cousin

So Peaceful in the Country 1941:

I’m Afraid of Myself 1941:

Everything Depends on You 1941:

All Too Soon 1941:

Georgia on My Mind 1941:

Carolina Moon 1943:

Evelina 1944:

1944 Radio Show:

Scrap Your Fat 1943:

Jump Jump’s Here 1944:

Me and the Blues 1946:

Cry,Cry, Cry 1950:

Dixieland Clambake 1951:

Julia Lee

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Julia Lee

Born: October 31, 1902 Boonville, Missouri

Died: December 8, 1958 San Diego, CA

Blues, Kansas City Blues, Dirty Blues, Jazz, Swing, Piano, Vocals

20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s

George E Lee and His Novelty Orchestra 1920? – 1935?


Julia Lee And Her Boyfriends

Kansas City’s Sweetheart of Song



Honking Duck:


Red Hot Jazz:


Opening of Delinquents featuring Julia Lee Live – Porter’s Lovesong to a Chambermaid:

Shelf 3D:


Music Tonic:


I Like Musik:




Julia Section in Going to Kansas City:

Julia Section in Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras:

Julia in the Blues Encyclopedia:

Women Composers of Ragtime: A Collection of Six Selected Rags by Women Composersby Carolynn A. Lindeman
Review by: Bonny H. Miller
Notes, Second Series, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Mar., 1987), p. 683:
Articles in Journals:
S. A. Pease30 Years in KC, Julia Lee Nabs National Fame,” DBxiii/2 (1947), 14
P. TannerJulia Lee,” Jazz Musiciv/2 (1949), 15
C. J. TateJulia Lee: (the Last of the Great Blues Singers),” SLxi/1–2 (1960), 9
S.-A. WorsfoldJulia’s Blues,” JJxxv/3 (1972), 22
M. RadanacKing Size Mama: the Julia Lee Story,” Soul Bagno.125 (1992), 6 [incl. discography]
B. MillarLiner notes, Julia Lee: Kansas City Star (Bear Family 15770, 1995)
S.-A. WorsfoldThe Forgotten Ones: Julia Lee,” JJI, lii/9 (1999), 10
  • Lee, Julia. (January 01, 1999). American National Biography, 13.



African American Registry:

All About Jazz:

Jazz Music Archive:

KC History:

Oxford Music:



Discover Bit:

Artist Direct:

Music Brainz:

BBC Music:

All Music:

Around the Web:

Black Cat Rockabilly:

Geezer Music Club:

Past Blues:

Club Kaycee:

Theme Park Radio:

Music to Blow:

Boogaloo Time:

The Playlist:


Blues History:


TC Swing:


1947 Downbeat Article:

Pease, Sharon A. 30 Years in KC, Julia Nabs National Fame.” Down Beat, January 15, 1947, Vol. 16, no. 2, page 12.

1960 Second Line Article:

Tate, Carey James. “Julia Lee: The Last of the Great Blues Singers,” Second Line, Jan/Feb, 1960, page 9.

1990 ARSC Journal:

Haddix, Charles J.”Julia Lee: The Empress of Kansas City,” ARSC Journal, Spring 1990, Volume 21, No. 1 (1990).

Jam It Up Issue #45:

2005 Pitch Article:

NYT Obituary:

Black Archives Obituary:



Find a Grave:

Second Hand Songs:

My Space:



Internet Archive:

Ruff Scufflin 1929:

St. James Infirmary 1929:

Don’t Come Too Soon 1946:

The Spinach Song ( I Didn’t Like it the First Time) 1946:

Show Me Missouri Blues 1946:

My Man Stands Out 1946:

When A Woman Loves A Man 1946:

Mama Don’t Allow It 1946:

Julia’s Blues 1946:

Crazy World 1946:

Sit Down and Drink it Over 1946:

Lies 1946:

It Won’t Be Long 1946:

Breeze 1946:

Do You Want It 1946:

I’ve Got a Crush on the Fuller Brush Man 1946:

Last Call For Alcohol 1946:

You Ain’t Got it No More 1946:

Don’t Save it Too Long 1946:

Goin’ To Chicago 1946:

I Was Wrong 1946:

Gotta Give Me What You Got 1946:

I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles 1946:

Pagan Love Song 1946:

Tonight’s the Night 1946:

Tell Me, Daddy 1946:

Out in the Cold Again 1946:

Snatch and Grab It 1946:

King Size Papa 1946:

That’s What I Like 1947:

Charmaine 1947:

Young Girl’s Blues 1947:

Doubtful Blues 1947:

Scat You Cats 1947:

You Ain’t Got it No More 1947:

Lotus Blossom 1947:

Kansas City Boogie 1952:

Patsy Montana


Patsy Montana

Born: Ruby (Later Rubye) Blevins October 30, 1908 Beaudry, Arkansas

Died: May 3, 1996 San Jacinto CA

Early Country, Country, Western, Songwriter, Country Singer 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s


Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5404 A Montana Plains (aka Patsy Montana)
  5404 B Waltz Of The Hill (aka Patsy Montana)
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  20201 A I Wanna Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  20201 B Ridin’ Old Paint
  37602 A Ridin’ Old Paint
  37602 B I Wanna’ Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  8575 A I Wanna Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  8575 B Ridin’ Old Paint
  8630 A The She Buckaroo
  8630 B Sweetheart Of The Saddle
  8654 A Give Me A Home In Montana
  8654 B Wheel Of Wagon Is Broken
  8709 A Gold Coast Express
  8709 B Woman’s Answer To Nobody’s Darling
  8744 A I’m An Old Cowhand
  8744 B Echoes From The Hills
  8827 A Chuck Wagon Blues
  8827 B Goin’ Back To Old Montana
  8853 A I’ve Found My Cowboy Sweetheart
  8853 B A Cowboy Honeymoon
  8887 A There’s a Ranch In The Sky
  8887 B Ridin’ The Sunset Trail
  8893 A I Only Want A Buddy Not a Sweetheart
  8893 B Pride Of The Prairie
  8979 A Little Rose Of The Prairie
  8979 B My Dear Old Arizona Home
  8980 A Out On The Lone Prairie
  8980 B Someone To Go Home To
  8981 A Little Sweetheart Of The Ozarks
  8981 B Shine On, Rocky Mountain Moonlight
  9003 A Rodeo Sweetheart
  9003 B Waltz Of The Hills
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5947 A I’ll Be Waiting For You (w/Her Pardners)
  5947 B Shy Ann From Cheyenne (w/Her Pardners)
  5956 A I’ll Keep Wishing For You (w/Her Pardners)
  5956 B I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart (w/Her Pardners)
  5972 A Sunny San Antone (w/Her Pardners)
  5972 B I’m Gonna Have A Cowboy’s Wedding (w/Her Pardners)
  6024 A Gallopin To Gallup
  6024 B Blanket Me With Western Skies
  6032 A Deep In The Heart Of Texas
  6032 B I’ll Wait For You
  6101 A Smile And Drive Your Blues Away (w/Her Pardners)
  6101 B Good Night Soldier (w/Her Pardners)
Montgomery Ward
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  4322 A When The Flowers Of Montana Were Blooming
  4322 B I Love My Daddy Too
  4484 A Montana Plains (Vp.Montana)
  4484 B Waltz Of The Hill (Vpm)
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  03010 A I Wanna Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
  03010 B Ridin’ Old Paint
RCA Victor
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  20-2686 A If I Could Only Learn To Yodel
  20-2686 B Slap ‘Er Down Again, Paw
  20-2899 A Mama Never Said A Word About Love (w/Her Buckaroos)
  20-2899 B Little Old Rag Doll (w/Her Buckaroos)
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5081 B I’m Goin West To Texas
  5426 A Leanin’ On The Ole Top Rail
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  1007 A Goodnight Soldier
  1007 B Steppin’ Out

Prague Frank’s Country Discographies:

Honking Duck:

Slip Cue:


Patsy Montana: The Cowboy Sweetheart: – Montana, P., & Frost, J. (2002). Patsy Montana: The cowboy’s sweetheart. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland.

Basic Music Library page:

Our Own Sweet Sounds page:

Catch that Rockabilly Fever page:




Music Tonic:

Hayloft Gang Trailer PBS:


Bing Videos:

Colorado Sunset Full Move 1939: Patsy as Patsy – I Want to Be a Cowboy Sweetheart @ 12:00

The Chime Bells Ring – Soundie 1944:

Old American Barn Dance 1953: Mexacali Rose @ 17:00

Old American Barn Dance 1953: She Buckaroo @ 6:55, It is No Secret @19:22

Old American Barn Dance 1953: Give Me A Home in Old Montana @ 18:00

1984 Interview:



Country Music Hall of Fame:

Rockabilly Hall of Fame:

Hillbilly Music:

Encyclopedia of Arkansas:


The Music Barn:

Music Brainz:

Musician Guide:


All Music:

Oral History w Patsy: – available at sfpl?

Around the Web:

My Kind of Country:

Field Trip South:

Rooms of our Own:

Tabby Cat Music Archives:

Both Kinds of Music:

Honky Tonk Women:

The Rockin Gypsy: – Radio Show Out Take:

Country Universe:

Country Music Stars:

Dixie Archive:

Hey o Hey:

The Women of Southern Songbirds:

Ronnie Farley:

Don’t Fence Me In:

Country Music’s Finest:

Geezer Music Club:

Ask Mr. Music:

Female Performers in Country Music:

Chicago Reader Article:

Musical Quarterly Article:

NYT Obituary:

Independent Obituary:

Rounder Records:


Pic Search:

Music Bloodline:


Famous Birthdays:

Google Play:



Find a Grave:



When the Flowers of Montana are Blooming 1932:

Homesick for my Old Cabin 1933:

Montana Plains 1933:

The Home Corral 1933:

Gold Coast Express 1935:

I Want to be a Cowboy Sweetheart 1935:

Ridin’ Old Paint 1935:

Old Black Mountain Trail 1935:

The She Buckaroo 1936:

Woman’s Answer to Nobody’s Darlin 1936:

Blazin’ the Trail 1936:

Out on the Lone Prairie 1937:

I Only Want a Buddy not a Sweetheart 1937:

Pride of the Prairie 1937:

Waltz of the Hills 1938:

Cowboy Rhythm 1938:

That’s Where the West Begins 1938:

The Moon Hangs Low on The Ohio 1939:

Back on Montana Plains 1939:

Transcriptions 1941 – All Transcriptions Recorded in 1941 Patsy Montana with GUITAR only…Track Listing: 1. How I Love Those Saddle Songs……2. Round-Up in Cheyenne……3. Old Pal Of My Saddle Days……4. Sing Me A Cowboy Song……5. There’s A Love Knot In My Lariat……6. Daddy And Home……7. Mexacali Rose……8. Hillbilly Wedding In June……9. Happy Joe……10. Softly And Tenderly……11. Utah Trail……12. It Makes No Difference Now…..

I’m Gonna Have a Cowboy Wedding 1941:

Shy Ann From old Cheyenne 1941:

Sunny San Antoine 1941:

I’ll Keep Wishin’ For You 1941:

Blanket Me with Western Skies 1941:

I’ll Wait for You 1942:

Deep in the Heart of Texas 1942:

Radio Transcriptions 1945 – From Radio Transcriptions Circa 1945….Track No.1…Those Two Little Kids Of Mine…(1.40) Track No.2…When I Found You In Montana…(4.06) Track No.3…Yellow Moon Keep Shinin’…(6.42) Track No.4…You Look Just Like Someone I Loved In Texas…(8.47) Track No.5…You’re Gonna Be Sorry..:

I’ve Done the Best I Could 1945:

Keep a Place in Your Heart 1945:

Won’t You Come Back 1945:

If Only I Could Learn to Yodel 1947:

I Didn’t Know the Gun was Loaded 1949:

Yodeling Ghost 1954:

Water Witch Waltz 1954:

16 Pounds 1964:

Wabash Cannonball 1964:

The Last Cowboy Song 1985:

Lovie Austin


Lovie Austin

Born: Cora Calhoun September 19, 1887 Chattanooga, TN

Died:July 10, 1972, Chicago IL

Piano, Blues Piano, Jazz, Blues, Classic Blues, Vaudville, Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, Tennessee, Chicago, 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s

Piano, Blues Piano, Jazz, Blues, Classic Blues, Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, Tennessee, Chicago, 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s


Year Title Genre Label
1994 1924-1926 Jazz blues Classic
1961 Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders Jazz Allegro Corporation

Selected discography

  • (With Alberta Hunter) “Down Hearted Blues,” 1922.
  • (With Alberta Hunter) “Chirping the Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Any Woman’s Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Bama Bound Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox) “Bleeding Hearted Blues,” 1923.
  • (With Edmonia Henderson and Blues Serenaders) “Brown Skin Man,” Paramount, 1923.
  • (With Ma Rainey and Blues Serenaders) “Bo-Weevil Blues,” Paramount, 1923.
  • (With Ida Cox and Blues Serenaders) “Blues Ain’t Nothin’ Else But!,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ida Cox and Blues Serenaders) “Cherry Pickin’ Blues,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ethel Waters and Blues Serenaders) “Craving Blues,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Ma Rainey and Blues Serenaders) “Ya-Da-Do,” Paramount, 1924.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Steppin’ on the Blues,” Paramount, rec. 1924.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Charleston Mad,” Paramount, 1925.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Chicago Mess Around,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Jackass Blues,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Blues Serenaders) “Merrie Maker’s Twine,” Paramount, 1926.
  • (With Chippie Hill and Blues Serenaders) “Charleston Blues,” Riverside, 1946.
  • (With Alberta Hunter and Blues Serenaders) Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin and her Blues Serenaders, Prestige, 1962.
  • The Chronological Lovie Austin 1924-1926, Melodie Jazz Classic, 1998.


Honking Duck:

Recorded With:

Ma Rainey, Ida Cox, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, Priscilla Stewart, Viola Bartlett, J Churchill, Julia Davis, Edmonia Henderson, Edna Hicks, Hattie McDaniel, Ozie McPherson, Ford and Ford


Art Villa:

Music Tonic:



In Stormy Weather:

In Moanin Low:

Vaudeville Encyclopedia: Old and New excerpt:

Classic Jazz Excerpt:

In Black Recording Artist”s:

Rough Guide to Jazz:

In Blues Before Sunrise:

Big Ears:



Jazz Biographies:

Red Hot Jazz:


Survey of Women in Jazz:



Music Brainz:

Around the Web:

African American Registry:

Jazz Lives:

The Pop of Yestercentury:


The Staircase Project:

Blondie Cuts a Rug:


Concrete Loop:

Hey Paley:


Wild Women of Song:


Internet Archive:


Graveyard Dream 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Moanin Groanin Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocal:

Maybe Someday 1923: Alberta Hunter vocals:

EXperience Blues 1923: Alberta Hunter Vocals:

Any Woman’s Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Last Minute Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Barrel House Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lawdy, Lawdy Blues 1923: Ida Cox Vocals:

I’ve Got the Blues For Rampart Street 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Worried Mama Blues 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Bad Luck Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Those All Night Long Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Moonshine Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Mad Man Blues 1923: J.Churchill vocals:

Last Minute Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Southern Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Walking Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

So Soon This Morning 1923: Ida Cox vocals:

Bear-Mash Blues 1923: Ida Cox Vocals:

Bo-Weavil Blues 1923: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Brown Skin Man 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Charleston Mad 1924: Priscilla Stewart vocals:

Lost Wandering Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Honey, Where You Been So Long 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Ya-Do-Da 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Dream Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Those Dogs Of Mine 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lucky Rock Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

South Bound Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Lawd Send Me a Man Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Ma Rainey’s Mystery Record 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Black Hand Blues 1924: Julia Davis vocals:

Jelly Roll Blues 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But 1924: Ida Cox Vocals:

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Steppin on the Blues 1924:

Heebie Jeebies 1925:

Peepin Blues 1925:

Kentucky Man Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Booze and Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Shave em Dry Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Farewell Daffy Blues 1924: Ma Rainey Vocals:

Traveling Blues 1924: Edmonia Henderson vocals:

Skeeg-a-Lee Blues 1924: Ford and Ford Vocals:

Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues 1924: Ida Cox vocals:

Tennessee Blues 1925: Viola Bartlette Vocals:

Mojo Blues 1925:

Rampart Street Blues 1925:

Too Sweet for Words 1925:

Don’t Shake it No More 1925:

Black Crepe Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

Coffin Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

One Time Woman Blues 1925: Ida Cox vocals:

Walk Easy Cause My Papa’s Here 1926: Viola Bartlette vocals:

Jackass Blues 1926:

Frog Tongue Stomp 1926:

Chicago Mess Around 1926:

In the Alley Blues 1926:

Merry Makers Twine 1926:

Dentist Chair Blues 1 and 2 1929: Hattie McDainel vocals:

St. Louis Blues 1962: Alberta Hunter Vocals:

Rosa Henderson


Rosa Henderson

Born: Rosa Deschamps in Henderson, Henderson County Kentucky November 24, 1896

Died: April 6 1968 Roosevelt Island New York

AKA Sally Ritz, Flora Dale, Sarah Johnson, Josephine Thomas, Gladys White and Mamie Harris

Vocalist, Piano, 20’s, 30’s, Blues, Classic Blues, Jazz, Vaudeville


From Moanin Low:

Honking Duck:

On Victor:






Jazz Music Archive:

Red Hot Jazz:

BBC Music:

American Sound Archive:


All Music:


Music Brainz:

Around the Web:

Weenie Campbell – 1963 interview:

Farewell Rose Henderson by Derrick Stewart Baxter Jazz Journal, July 1968:

Its A Girl Thang:

Music Radar:

The Playlist:


Sunday Blues:

Women Swingers:

Audio Wasp:

Hey Pally:

Notable Kentucky African Americans:

Memories of My Ghost Sister:

Music Bloodline:

Find a Grave:

My Space:






Internet Archive:

He May Be Your Dog But He’s Wearing My Collar 1923:

MIdnight Blues 1923:

I’m Broke Fooling With You 1923:

Good Woman Blues 1923:

I Need You 1923:

Low Down Papa 1923:

Struttin’ Blues 1923:

Afternoon Blues 1923:

Black Star Line 1924:

Strut Your Puddy 1924:

My Papa Doesn’t Two-Time No Time 1924:

Somebody Doing What You Wouldn’t Do 1924:

Barbados Blues 1924:

Undertaker Blues 1924:

How Come You Do Me 1924:

Do That Thing 1924:

Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Mornin’ 1925:

Get it Fixed 1925:

Pappa If You Can’t Do Better 1926:

I’ve Got Somebody Now 1926:

I’m Savin’ it All For You 1926:

Can’t Be Bothered With No Sheik 1931:

Hazel Scott

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Hazel Scott

Born: Hazel Dorothy Scott – June 11, 1920 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Died: October 2, 1981 New York

Jazz Piano and Vocals, Classical, Boogie Woogie, Swing, Bop, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s New York, Paris


Survey of Women in Jazz:


Great Scott

‎ (10″, Album)

Columbia 1950

Relaxed Piano Moods

‎ ◄ (2 versions)

Debut Records 1955


‎ (LP)

Image Records 1979

Hazel Scott’s Late Show

‎ (10″, Album)

Capitol Records Unknown

Earl HinesHazel ScottMatt DennisBarkley AllenEddie Heywood – Piano Greats ‎ (LP)

Guest Star Unknown

Singles & EPs

Embraceable You

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca 1947

Hazel’s Boogie Woogie

‎ ◄ (2 versions)

Decca Unknown

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 In “C” Sharp Minor / Valse In “D” Flat Major

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca Unknown

Dark Eyes / Hallelujah!

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca Unknown

Prelude In “C” Sharp Minor / Country Gardens

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca Unknown

Ritual Fire Dance / Two Part Invention In “A” Minor

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca Unknown

The Man I Love / Fascinating Rhythm

‎ (Shellac, 10″)

Decca Unknown


Hazel ScottMary Lou WilliamsDorothy DoneganCleo BrownAnn Jenkins (2) – The Feminine Touch ‎ (2×7″, Comp, EP)

Decca 1953

Hazel ScottMary Lou WilliamsDorothy DoneganCleo BrownAnn Jenkins (2) – The Feminine Touch ‎ (10″, Comp)

Decca 1953



Music Tonic:

Hungarian Rhapsody II, Gonna Be a Great Day, Boogie Woogie Number (Hazel’s Boogie Woogie?) – Army/Navy Screen Magazine #8 – 1942?

Segment From Broadway Rhythm- Waltz in D Flat Major- 1944:

Segment From The Heat is On -The Black Keys and the White Keys, Caisson Number- 1944:

Segment From Rhapsody in Blue- The Man I Love, I Got Rhythm, Clap Your Hands, Fascinating Rhythm, Yankee Doodle Dandy – 1945:

Segments From I Dood It -Takin A  Chance on Me, Jericho, and first 25 min of movie including One O’Clock Jump (w Lena Horne), just Hazels parts- 1942:

For the March of Dimes- w Charles Mingus and Rudy Nichols -Foggy Day, Autumn Leaves- 1955:

On Night Music – A Foggy Day – w Charles Mingus and Rudy Nichols – 1955:

 Part of,Hazel Scott Segment in Brown Sugar: Eighty Years of Black Female Superstars, Full hour (2 of 4), Hazel Segment 15:00-22:50, Including Interview – PBS 1986:

Clip from Girls in the Band:

Professor McNair on Hazel:


U of Michigan Press:

Chilton, K. (2008). Hazel Scott: The pioneering journey of a jazz pianist from Café Society to Hollywood to HUAC. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Neworld Review:

Jazz Times Book Review:

Good Reads Review:

Hazel’s chapter in African American Actresses –  p.215-243

Hazel Scott Chapter in Hot From Harlem:

Hazel Scott Chapter in Some Liked it Hot:

Hazel Scott chapter in Stranger in the Village:

Hazel in Historical Dictionary of African American Television:

Hazel in Big Ears:

Testimony of Hazel Scott Powell Hearings:




African American Registry:

Black Past:

Women in Jazz:

Journal of African American History Spring 2006:

Carribbean Hall Of Fame:


WNYC Musical Bio:

WQXR Musical Bio:!/story/112430-still-swinging-still-classic-a-musical-biography-of-pioneering-pianist-hazel-scott/

PRX Musical Bio:


All Music:


Music Brainz:

Around the Web:

1942 Time Article:,9171,773793,00.html

1945 Time Article on Hazel refusing to play segregated shows:,9171,778420,00.html

1945 Life Magazine:

1961 Time Article:,9171,872082,00.html


Hazel Scott’s FBI File:

Chilled Air Text:

TV Rage Lists Hazel Scott Show ( I hope the actual shows surface someday):

Roots Rhythm and Rhyme:


The Black Sista’s Page:

Fresh Sounds:


First Lady:

Black Culture:

Celluloid Librarian:

Brown Sugar:

Silenced: Women and the Broadcast Blacklist:

I’ll Keep You Posted:

Greatest Generation:

Madame Noire:

The Horn Section:


The Kojo Nnamdi Show:

Cahl’s Juke Joint:

Jeannie on Jazz:

Classic Movies:




Common Breathe Media:

125th Street:

Gems of Jazz:

I Frame:

UR City:

Q’s Daydream:

Sara Landeau:

Knickerbocker Village:

The Mind:

Diasporic Roots:

See Saw:


NYT Obituary: and All Posters – Ebony Photos:–b709708/hazel-scott-ebony-posters.htm

New York Amsterdam News:



Vodley Movies:


Brainy Quotes:

Poem Hunter – More Quotes:

Communication Currents:

Find A Grave:


Internet Archive:

Amazing Page of Rarities and Outtakes, Mostly Solos:

Valse in D Flat Major Op.64 No. 1 1939:

Country Gardens 1939:

Ritual Fire Dance 1939:

Prelude in C Sharp Minor 1939:

Two Part Invention in A Minor 1939:

Hazel’s Boogie Woogie 1942:

Blues in B Flat 1942:

Hallelujah 1942:

Dark Eyes 1942:

Three Little Words 1942:

Body and Soul 1943:

Fascinating Rhythm 1945:

The Man I Love 1945:

On The Sunny Side of the Street 1946:

Blues in B Flat 1953:

Like Someone to Love 1955:

Piece of Mind 1955:

Lament 1955:

The Jeep is Jumpin 1955:

Git Up From There 1955:

On S’est Aime Si Tendrement 1958:

Ton Pas Dans la Rue 1958:

Gladys Bentley





Gladys Bentley


Born August 12th, 1907 – Philadelphia, PA

Died January 18, 1960 – Los Angeles, CA

Blues, Classic Blues, Vaudeville, Boogie Woogie, Blues Piano, Drag, Male Impersonator – New York, Los Angeles San Francisco

Also Performed as Bobbie Minton



Queer Music Heritage:



Them Their Eyes From You Bet Your Life:

Before Stonewall Gladys Bentley Segment:




If This Be Sin – Autobiography – some excerpts – was it ever published?:

How Does A Bull Dagger Get Out of A Footnote? Or Gladys Bentley’s Blues – Regina V. Jones –  ninepatch: a Creative Journal for Women and Gender Studies, Vol 1, Isuue 1, Article 31 – Jones, R. , 2010-03-17 “How Does Butch Get Out of the Footnote? Or Gladys Bentley’s Blues” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 34th Annual National Council for Black Studies, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA <Not Available>. 2013-12-11 from

Gladys Bentley Page from the Encyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures:

Gladys Bentley Page from Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance:

Gladys Bentley Page in The Gay & Lesbian Theatrical Legacy:

Gladys Bentley Page in Bulldaggers, Pansies, Chocolate Babies:

Thompson, S. L. “Gladys Bentley and A’lelia Walker: Queering Black Women’s History” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association, SHERATON HOTEL (DOWNTOWN) ATLANTA, Atlanta, GA <Not Available>.2013-12-09 from

Gladys Bentley Page in The Gay 100:

Gladys Bentley in Slumimg:

Library Thing:




Queer Cultural Center:



Facts on File:


All Music:


Nation Master:


Around the Web:

Articles from Queer Music Heritage – Amazing collections of clippings, flyers as well:

How Much Can I Stand ( A Blog Dedicated to all that is Gladys Bentley):

Ubangi Club Page:

In Literature:

Garber, Eric. “A Spectacle in Color: The Lesbian and Gay Subculture of Jazz Age Harlem”. University of Virginia.

Legacy Project- List of Resources:

AA Registry:

Ms. Blog:

SF Virtual Museum:

The Secret Histories Project:

Queer Music Heritage:

Harlem and Bespoke:


The Butch Caucas: 





Small Demons:


LGBT History Project:



Afromative Action:

Brown Eyed Handsome Soul:

Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters:

Hillbilly Report:

Scrap Scallion:

Slumming it Down:


Madness to the Method:

All About Blues:

Ask the Ghost:

Venus Magazine:

Pam’s House Blend:

B & D Press:

Music Radar:

Black Past:

Gay Harlem:


She Wired:

All Jazz Blues:

The She Sheet:

Extravagant Crowd:

Collectors Weekly:

Qualia Folk:

Wild Gender:

Huffington Post:

Strange Flowers:


The Living Room:

Bookish Boi:

UK Progressive:

LGBT (no Q?) Wiki:

Vintage Black Beauties:

Free Speech TV:

2013 NYT Article on Ubangi Club, Lafayette Theater and Connie’s Inn spot being torn down:


Fuck Yeah Feminists:

Laurence Frommer:

In Out Radio:

Jazz Age Music:


Gettysburg College Allies:

Empty Closets:

Bois of Baltimore:

Welcome to Harlem:;adys_bentley

Radio for All:

Locutus of Blog:

LA Progressive:




Find A Grave:

Slide Share Presentation:



Queer Music Heritage:

Blue Beat Music:

Internet Archive:

Worried Blues 1928:

How Much Can I Stand 1928:

Wild Geese Blues 1928:

June-teenth Jamborie 1952:

Before Midnight 1952: