List of classic female blues singers

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The following is a list of classic female blues singers.

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Bertha Chippie Hill, New York City, between 1946 and 1948 (William P. Gottlieb)

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  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Ora Alexander". Allmusic. Retrieved January 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 83.
  3. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 85.
  4. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. "Kitty Brown". Allmusic. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  5. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. "Alice Leslie Carter". Allmusic. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  6. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 106.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 7.
  8. ^ Harrison 1990, p. 49.
  9. ^ Arwulf, Arwulf. "Madlyn Davis". Allmusic. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c d Harrison 1990, p. 247.
  11. ^ Bogdanov, Woodstra, Erlewine 2003, p. 655.
  12. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, pp. 90–91.
  13. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, pp. 86–87.
  14. ^ a b Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 91.
  15. ^ a b Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 94.
  16. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 79.
  17. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. "Bertha Idaho". Allmusic. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  18. ^ Leggett, Steven. "Edith North Johnson". Allmusic. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  19. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 74.
  20. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 92.
  21. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 80.
  22. ^ DePasquale, Ron. "Laura Smith". Allmusic. Retrieved October 31, 2010. 
  23. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 10.
  24. ^ a b Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 81.
  25. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 96.
  26. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 68.
  27. ^ Stewart-Baxter 1970, p. 26.

References[edit]

  • Allmusic
  • Bogdanov, Vladimir, Chris Woodstra, and Stephen Thomas Erlewine (2003). All music guide to the blues: the definitive guide to the blues. AMG all media guide. San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books. ISBN 0-87930-736-6
  • Harrison, Daphne Duval (1990). Black Pearls: blues queens of the 1920s. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers. ISBN 0-8135-1280-8
  • Stewart-Baxter, Derrick (1970). Ma Rainey and the classic blues singers. London: Studio Vista. OCLC 250212516