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Bessie Smith, Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, Sasheer Zamata, The Polish Muslims, Ken Nicol and Mary Drake Supply Some Video Fun!!
The newest member of my Hall of Fame is a female blues pioneer who had a major influence on many female performers–Janis Joplin, in particular. She died in 1937, but here is a rare film performance of Bessie Smith singing … Continue reading