WorldCat Identities

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Overview
Works: 468 works in 765 publications in 4 languages and 16,006 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Blues (Music)  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Jazz vocals  Songs  Jazz  Music‡vTexts 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Other, Vocalist, Lyricist
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American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,361 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 )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 386 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 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 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Aladdin recordings by Lightnin' Hopkins( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Czech and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riverside history of classic jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 84 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 essential Jimmy Rushing by Jimmy Rushing( Recording )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 82 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 78 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
The paramounts chronologically 1924-1925 by Ma Rainey( )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz singers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz, vol. 11 : Addenda( Recording )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey by Ma Rainey( )

in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey (1928) by Ma Rainey( )

in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessie Smith, the complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Ma Rainey Amerikaans straatartieste (1886-1939)

Ma Rainey Bluessängerin

Ma Rainey cantante statunitense

Ma Rainey chanteuse de blues

Ma Rainey US-amerikanische Bluessängerin

Ma Rejni

Pridgett, Gertrude.

Pridgett, Gertrude 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude M. 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa 1886-1939

Pridgett, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey Big Memphis Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Gertrude

Rainey, Gertrude 1886-1939

Rainey Gertrude Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma Gertrude.

Rainey Mc 1886-1939

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Ма Рейни

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Ма Рејни

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מא רייני

מא רייני מוזיקאית אמריקאית

ما رینی

マ・レイニー

Languages
English (109)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Blues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie HolidayMother of the blues : a study of Ma RaineyShout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a centuryMa Rainey's black bottomMother of the blues : a study of Ma RaineyContemporary musiciansContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community