Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey acc. by The Pruitt Twins

Ma Rainey acc. by The Pruitt Twins

Paramount advertised this beautiful record as a new, sensational and different souvenir record claiming it was first record to feature a picture of artist on

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Ma Rainey and Papa Charlie Jackson

Ma Rainey and Papa Charlie Jackson

Ma Rainey and Papa Charlie Jackson teamed up for this record in 1928. Title Recording Date Recording Location Company Big Feeling Blues (Ma Rainey / Davis) 10-1928 Chicago, Illinois

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Ma Rainey and her Georgia Jazz Band

Ma Rainey and her Georgia Jazz Band

These sessions feature the great Ma Rainey accompanied by many of the best African-American jazz musicians of the 1920s. All of the New York sessions feature members

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Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey (1886-1939)

Gertrude Pridgett was born into a showbiz family that performed in minstrel shows. She first appeared onstage in 1900, singing and dancing in minstrel and

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