Ma Rainey & her Georgia Band Toad Frog Blues (1924)(club16593882). Ma Rainey & Her Georgia Band Dead Drunk Blues (1927). Ma Rainey & her Georgia Band Night Time Blues (1925)(club16593882).
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Ma" Rainey (born Gertrude Pridgett, September 1882 or April 26, 1886 – December 22, 1939) was one of the earliest African-American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was billed as the "Mother of the Blues". She began performing as a young teenager and became known as Ma Rainey after her marriage to Will Rainey, in 1904. They toured with the Rabbit Foot Minstrels and later formed their own group, Rainey and Rainey, Assassinators of the Blues
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|A||–Ma Rainey||Dead Drunk Blues
Piano – Hop Hopkins*
|B||–Ma Rainey And Georgia Band*||Misery Blues|
- Record Company – The New York Recording Laboratories
- Written-By – Ma Rainey
NotesFirst advertised in the Chicago Defender on August 20, 1927.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout): 4708-2 :733
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, Label): 733
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout): 4707-1 :734
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, Label): 734