WorldCat Identities

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Overview
Works: 439 works in 709 publications in 5 languages and 14,561 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Blues (Music)  Music‡vTexts  Jazz 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Other, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Lyricist
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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American poetry : the twentieth century by Library of America (Firm)( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,345 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 )

34 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 549 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 415 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete recordings by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 183 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential women in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Ma Rainey first of the great blues singers by Ma Rainey( Recording )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 105 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 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz, vol. 11 Addenda( Recording )

1 edition published in 1953 and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Jimmy Rushing by Jimmy Rushing( Recording )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riverside history of classic jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 and held by 84 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 82 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
Jazz singers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz women : A feminist retrospective( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago : Jazz classics in digital stereo( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Rainey (1928) by Ma Rainey( )

in English and held by 65 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 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 1886-1939

Rainey Gertrude "Ma" 1886-1939

Rainey, Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma

Rainey, Ma 1886-1939

Rainey, Ma Gertrude.

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Languages
English (102)

German (1)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Mother of the blues : a study of Ma RaineyShout, sister, shout! : ten girl singers who shaped a centuryMa Rainey's black bottom : a play in two actsMa Rainey's black bottomContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in musicMother of the blues : a study of Ma Rainey