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50 Great Blues Songs From Women

Explore the best of some of the most powerful voices in blues music.

48 songs (2 hours and 41 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Downhearted Blues
Alberta Hunter - Alberta Hunter Vol. 4 (1927-c. 1946)
2:53
2
Crazy Blues (78rpm Version)
Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds - Folk, Gospel & Blues: Will The Circle Be Unbroken
3:25
3
Me And My Chauffeur Blues
Memphis Minnie - Memphis Minnie Vol. 5 (1940-1941)
2:49
4
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday - The Only Jazz Album You'll Ever Need
3:08
5
Midnight Special
Odetta - Absolutely The Best: Odetta
2:34
6
I'm A Mighty Tight Woman
Sippie Wallace - Visiting Home
2:55
7
Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith - Evil Devil Woman Blues
3:22
8
Stormy Weather
Ethel Waters - The Cotton Club
3:06
9
I Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Bessie Smith - Bessie Smith - The Empress of the Blue (Original Recordings)
2:50
10
Death Letter Blues
Ida Cox - Ida Cox Vol. 2 1924-1925
3:04
11
Going Blues
Victoria Spivey - Bluesville Vol. 4
4:48
12
Just Wait 'Til You See My Baby (feat. Eva Taylor)
Clarence Williams' Blues Five feat. Eva Taylor - Sidney Bechet Memorial (Mono Version)
2:49
13
Freight Train Blues
Trixie Smith - The Trixie's Blues (Original Songs Remastered)
3:18
14
I Wished On The Moon
Billie Holiday - The Early Years (1933-1936)
3:07
15
You Can't Tell The Difference After Dark
Alberta Hunter - Alberta Hunter Vol. 4 (1927-c. 1946)
3:02
16
Low Land Blues
Bertha "Chippie" Hill - Bertha "Chippie" Hill 1925-1929
2:50
17
Jack I'm Mellow
Trixie Smith - Trixie Smith Vol. 2 1925-1929
2:43
18
Everybody Loves My Baby
Alberta Hunter - Alberta Hunter Vol. 3 (1924-1927)
2:39
19
Blues for Mama
Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues
3:55
20
Every Now And Then
Helen Humes - Sneakin' around (Paris 1974) (The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions)
5:47
21
I Got Rhythm
Ethel Waters - Ken Burns Jazz-The Story Of America's Music
3:04
22
These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
Billie Holiday feat. Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra - Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944)
3:17
23
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
Pearl Bailey - The Best of Pearl Bailey
2:08
24
Caught Up
Roxanne Potvin - Summertime Blues
3:19
25
Strange Things Happening Every Day
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Mothers of Blues - An Introductory Collection of the Most Influential Women of Blues with Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ida Cox, Trixie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mamie Smith, And More!
2:47
26
Queen Bee
Sue Foley - Young Girl Blues
4:11
27
Feeling Good
Nina Simone - Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings
2:53
28
Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby
Dinah Washington - It's Magic
2:53
29
At Last
Etta James - At Last!
2:59
30
Miss Brown To You
Billie Holiday - The Early Years (1933-1936)
3:03
31
If You Were Mine
Billie Holiday - The Early Years (1933-1936)
3:13
32
Love Me Like a Man (Remastered)
Bonnie Raitt - Playlist: The Best Of The Warner Bros. Years (Remastered)
3:12
33
Do I Move You?
Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues
2:45
34
Chain Of Fools
Aretha Franklin - Aretha's Gold
2:43
35
Angel from Montgomery (Remastered)
Bonnie Raitt - Playlist: The Best Of The Warner Bros. Years (Remastered)
3:59
36
Ruler of My Heart
Irma Thomas - Mr Joe's Jambalaya & Loaded Down With the Blues
2:45
37
I Want Everyone to Know
Fontella Bass - Free
3:03
38
Piece of My Heart
Big Brother & The Holding Company & Janis Joplin - Cheap Thrills
4:13
39
I'd Rather Go Blind
Etta James - Most Essential Blues
2:37
40
Baby, I Love You
Aretha Franklin - Aretha's Gold
2:39
41
Dinah
Ethel Waters - Am I Blue
3:15
42
Something's Got A Hold On Me
Etta James - Back To Back - Martha Reeves & Etta James
2:38
43
Dusty Boxcar Wall
Eilen Jewell - Letters To Sinners & Strangers
2:43
44
Never Been to Spain
Suzie Vinnick - Me ’n’ Mabel
4:34
45
Anti Love Song
Shakura S'Aida - Brown Sugar
4:14
46
Wild About My Lovin'
Imelda May - No Turning Back [Explicit]
2:51
47
In The Mood
Dani Wilde - Heal My Blues
3:27
48
Ana's Shuffle
Ana Popovic - Can You Stand the Heat
4:07