WorldCat Identities

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Overview
Works: 575 works in 1,057 publications in 4 languages and 17,250 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Blues (Music)  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Jazz vocals  Jazz  Ragtime music  Dixieland music  Music‡vTexts 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ma Rainey
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Ma Rainey by Ma Rainey( Recording )

37 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Ma Rainey's black bottom by Ma Rainey( Recording )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woke up this mornin' : poetry of the blues( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rough guide to blues women : reborn and remastered( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a superb collection of great music in great performances which have been well remastered so they sound pretty clean but still thoroughly authentic
The rough guide to the roots of the blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the earthy guitar-driven country blues of Blind Lemon Jefferson and Charley Patton to the sequined glamour of classic blues singers Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey, this Rough Guide charts the early recorded history of the blues through its key pioneers."--Publisher description
The complete Aladdin recordings by Lightnin' Hopkins( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to blues divas : reborn and remastered( Recording )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1920s "classic era" of recorded blues was dominated by women who lived and performed in the cities. This Rough Guide explores its glitzy heyday when singers such as Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey became the first real stars of the blues
Jazz, vol. 11 : Addenda( Recording )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paramounts chronologically 1924-1925 by "Ma." Rainey( )

5 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey by Ma Rainey( )

in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Jimmy Rushing( Recording )

in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warming by the Devil's fire : a film by Charles Burnett( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Czech and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack from the motion picture Warming by the devil's fire, featuring 18 blues classics
Riverside history of classic jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey (1928) by Ma Rainey( )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of blues lyrics heavily weighted to the so-called "country blues" but covering the whole spectrum of blues, from beginnings in Texas, the Mississippi delta, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the female "city blues" singers of the mid-'20's, to later developments in such urban centers as Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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Mother of the blues : a study of Ma RaineyBlues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie HolidayShout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a centuryContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black communityContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in musicMa Rainey's black bottom : 1927Mother of the blues : a study of Ma Rainey
Alternative Names
Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett

Gertrude Melissa Nix Pridgett

Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey African-American blues singer

Ma Rainey Amerikaans straatartieste (1886-1939)

Ma Rainey amerikansk sanger

Ma Rainey Bluessängerin

Ma Rainey cantante statunitense

Ma Rainey chanteuse de blues

Ma Rainey Ma Rainey, eredeti nevén Gertrude Pridgett amerikai blues-énekesnő, a legelsők egyike.

Ma Rainey US-amerikanische Bluessängerin

Ma Rejni

Memphis Ma Rainy

Pridgett Gertrude

Pridgett, Gertrude 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude M. 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey

Rainey Big Memphis Ma 1886-1939

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Rainey Gertrude 'Ma'

Rainey Gertrude Ma 1886-1939

Rainey Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett

Rainey, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma Gertrude

Rainey Mc 1886-1939

Μα Ρέινι

Ма Рейни

Ма Рейні

Ма Рејни

Рейни Г.

Рейни Гертруда Ма

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מא רייני

מא רייני מוזיקאית אמריקאית

ما راينى

ما رینی

マ・レイニー

瑪·雷尼

Languages
English (143)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)