Monday, 16 October 2017
Bessie Smith - George Melly and Ken Clarke pay tribute
Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats - Bessie Smith
Born in abject poverty and killed in a car crash aged 43, Bessie Smith forged a new jazz sound. Ken Clarke and George Melly pay tribute. From January 2004.
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