The ladies sing the blues

Format: DVD 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Monroeville Public Library Video DVD 781.65 L
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Video
 
Call Number  DVD 781.65 L
 
 
Summary
See the 'Ladies' who created an art form and sang their way into legend...Once-in-a-lifetime, complete performances by the great American blues and jazz divas. Sixteen selections include Bessie Smith in her only film appearance, Lena Horne and more.
Featuring Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Lena Horn, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Ruth Brown, Ida Coz, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Helen Humes, Connee Boswell, and more.
Contents
St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith)
Darkies never dream (Ethel Waters)
Quicksand (Ethel Waters with Count Basie & his orchestra)
Fine and mellow (Billie Holiday with Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Ben Webster, Roy Eldridge, and Gerry Mulligan)
When you lose your money blues (Ida Cox with Jesse Crump)
That lonesome road (Sister Rosetta Tharp)
Nobody's sweetheart now (Connee Boswell)
Lean baby ; Only a moment ago (Dinah Washington)
Have a good time (Ruth Brown)
The man I love (Lena Horne)
Unlucky woman (Lena Horne with Teddy Wilson & his orchestra)
You're mine you (Sarah Vaughan)
I cried for you (Helen Humes with Count Basie & his orchestra)
Why don't you do right? (Peggy Lee with Benny Goodman & his orchestra)
I cover the waterfront (Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour).

Additional Information
Series VIEW Video jazz series.
Subjects Blues (Music)
Jazz vocals.
Women blues musicians -- United States.
Women jazz singers -- United States.
Documentary films.
Publisher New York, N.Y. :View Video,2001
Edition Deluxe ed.
Contributors Jenz, Tom, producer.
Kamman, Leigh, screenwriter.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937, performer.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977, performer.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959, performer.
Cox, Ida, 1889-1967, performer.
Tharpe, Rosetta, 1915-1973, performer.
Boswell, Connie, 1907-1976, performer.
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963, performer.
Brown, Ruth, 1928-2006, performer.
Horne, Lena, performer.
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990, performer.
Humes, Helen, performer.
Lee, Peggy, 1920-2002, performer.
Minnesota Studio, Inc., production company.
View Video.
Language English
Notes Originally released in 1988.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0803023138
9780803023130
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