The 1920s was undoubtedly the era of the female blues singer. With their origins in the worlds of vaudeville and jazz music, they enjoyed great commercial success throughout the decade, selling a considerable number of records and packing out clubs and theatres alike. Never has there been another time when women so dominated the genre and made the blues so much their own.

01 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues Billie Holiday 2:52

02 I’m A Bad Bad Girl Little Esther 2:56

03 I Ain’t In The Mood Helen Humes 2:40

04 Drive Daddy Drive Little Sylvia 2:31

05 Too Tight Mama Mabel Smith 2:53

06 I Would If I Could Ruth Brown 2:42

07 Beer Bottle Boogie Marylin Scott 2:41

08 Black Man’s Blues Helen Andrews 2:54

09 They Call Me Big Mama Big Mama Thornton 2:04

10 Cannon Ball Nora Lee King 2:45

11 Just Give Me A Man Mabel Scott 2:56

12 Messin Around With The Blues Alberta Adams 2:53

13 You Ain’t Nothin’ Daddy Etta Jones 2:46

14 King Size Papa Julia Lee 2:42

15 Bedroom Blues Sippie Wallace 3:14

16 Shake A Hand Faye Adams 2:52

17 Kissin’ Boogie Beverly Wright 2:16

18 Money Blues Camille Howard 2:30

19 You Made Me Love You Rosetta Howard 2:42

20 Please Send Me Someone To Love Dinah Washington 3:00

Total Playing Time: 54:49