Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1921/09/04 "That night I went to the Lincoln Theater across Lenox Avenue where maybe one of the Smiths - Bessie, Clara, Trixie, or Mamie - was singing the blues." - Langston Hughes Possible Performer Lincoln Theatre, Harlem, NYC New York City
1925/01/24 Bessie Smith, with Louis Armstrong on cornet, records "St Louis Blues" New York City. Performer St Louis Blues
1929/11/05 "St Louis Blues", an American two-reel film starring Bessie Smith, is released. Actress St Louis Blues (Short Film)
1931/11/20 Bessie Smith records "Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl" Performer Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
1935/00/00 In the early 1930s, the Immermans Bros produce "Stars Over Broadway". The revue is headlined by Billie Holiday and features Bessie Smith as a temporary fill-in for Holiday when she is ill. Performer Palais Royal, Connie's Inn and Cotton Club site New York City

2 Creative Works by Bessie Smith »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
St Louis Blues Performer Song 1925/01/24
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl Performer Song 1931/11/20
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

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