Wild Women Don't Have the Blues | 1988

Documentary, Music
A documentary focusing on the impact made by a generation of great female blues performers -- Ida Cox, Alberta Hunter, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Sippie Wallace, and others -- who ushered the music, songs, stories, and ...more

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Synopsis

A documentary focusing on the impact made by a generation of great female blues performers -- Ida Cox, Alberta Hunter, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Sippie Wallace, and others -- who ushered the music, songs, stories, and humor of black Americans into the broader national culture. The special features over 30 recordings by the classic blues singers along with a blend of period photographs, archival and performance footage.

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