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Bessie Smith Songbook

By Bessie Smith

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P/V/G Guitar, Piano/Keyboard, Vocal - Difficulty: medium
By Bessie Smith. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook. Blues and Jazz. Songbook (softcover). With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names, introductory text and black & white photos. 152 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.308232).

Item Number: HL.308232

ISBN 9780793532735. 9x12 inches.

This 38-song book is a tribute to the work of Bessie Smith, unquestionably the greatest of the vaudeville blues singers. Includes a biography, discography, lots of photos, and classic songs like: After You've Gone * Baby Doll * Baby, Won't You Please Come Home * Cake Walking Babies * Gimme A Pigfoot * A Good Man Is Hard To Find * Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out * and more.

  • Baby Doll  F Major
  • Backwater Blues  C Major
  • Blue Blues  F Major
  • Cake Walking Babies From Home  G Major
  • Dirty No-Gooder's Blues  C Major
  • Down In The Dumps  Eb Major
  • Foolish Man Blues  Ab Major
  • Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer  F Major
  • Hard Time Blues  C Major
  • In The House Blues  F Major
  • It Makes My Love Come Down  C Major
  • Long Road  Eb Major
  • Lost Your Head Blues  Eb Major
  • Pickpocket Blues  C Major
  • Poor Man's Blues  Eb Major
  • Preachin' The Blues  C Major
  • Reckless Blues  C Major
  • Rocking Chair Blues  C Major
  • Safety Mamma  C Major
  • See If I'll Care  G Major
  • Shipwreck Blues  C Major
  • Standin' In The Rain Blues  Eb Minor
  • Take Me For A Buggy Ride  G Major
  • Wasted Life Blues  Eb Major
  • Young Woman's Blues  Eb Major
  • New Orleans Hop Scop Blues  G Major
  • After You've Gone  C Major
  • Baby, Won't You Please Come Home  G Major
  • Down Hearted Blues  Eb Major
  • A Good Man Is Hard To Find  C Major
  • Gulf Coast Blues  C Major
  • I Ain't Got Nobody (And Nobody Cares For Me)  G Major
  • Jailhouse Blues  Eb Major
  • My Man Blues  Eb Major
  • Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out  Eb Major
  • Please Help Me Get Him Off My Mind  C Major
  • Squeeze Me  F Major
  • Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do  F Major

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