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Record Details

Artist: Bessie Smith
Title: Empty Bed Blues
Format: 2x12"
Label: Columbia
Cat No: G 30450
Released: 1971
Genres: Vocal
Status Have
Added To List 5th August 2022
Disc 1 | 12"
Pitman pressing, Gatefold 
A Matrix:
AL 30451  
B Matrix:
AL 30452  
Disc 2 | 12"
Pitman pressing, Gatefold 
A Matrix:
BL 30452  
B Matrix:
BL 30451  

Additional Information

Comments This is the third of five two-record sets.
First LP holds sides A and D, second LP sides B and C.
The tracklist follows the tracklist on sleeve (Side 1=A/ Side 2=B/ Side 3=C/ Side 4=D)

Side A recorded between April 4 and 9, 1924.
Side B recorded between July 22 and September 26, 1924.
Side C recorded between February 9 and March 20, 1928.
Side D recorded on August 23 and 24, 1928.

All selections ASCAP except A6, A7, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, C2, C7, D1 & D5

All selections recorded in New York City.

Inside-gatefold photo courtesy of Pete Welding

Manufactured by Columbia Records/CBS Inc./51 W. 52 Street, New York, N.Y.
Printed in U.S.A.
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