クララ・スミス Clara Smith

実力のあるクラシック・ブルース歌手ですが、レコード以外には資料がほとんどありません。1995年に南キャロライナ州スパータンバーグで生まれたということですが、これも確かではありません。録音歴は、1923年から32年までの10年間にコロンビアだけに吹き込んでいます。また23年10月と25年9月には、ベッシー・スミスとデュエットしています。彼女もまた大恐慌の時代の中で、忘れられた存在として、1935年にデトロイトで死去しました。
Clara Smith: The Essential
Clara Smith
[収録曲]
Disk.1
  1. Sobbin' Sister Blues
  2. Good Looking Papa Blues
  3. I Never Miss the Sunshine (I'm So Used to the Rain)
  4. Percolatin' Blues
  5. I'm Going Back to My Used to Be
  6. You're Getting Old on Your Job
  7. Texas Moaner Blues
  8. San Francisco Blues
  9. Tired of the Way You Do
  10. L & N Blues
  11. Shipwrecked Blues
  12. Steamboat Man Blues
  13. Oh! Mister Mitchell
  14. Where Is My Man?
  15. You Had Too Much
  16. Unemployed Papa-Charity Working Mama
  17. My Man Blues
  18. My Brand-New Papa
Disk.2
  1. Different Way Blues
  2. Black Cat Moan
  3. Far Away Blues
  4. Onery Blues
  5. Empty House Blues
  6. It's Tight Like That
  7. Don't Fool Around on Me
  8. Old Sam Tages
  9. Low Land Moan
  10. Gin Mill Blues
  11. Jelly Look What You Done Done
  12. It's All Coming Home to You
  13. Down in the Mouf Blues
  14. Woman to Woman
  15. What Makes You Act Like That?
  16. Wanna Go Home
  17. My Good-For-Nothin' Man
  18. Good Times (Come on Back Once More)
Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2 (1924)
Clara Smith
[収録曲]
  1. My Doggone Lazy Man
  2. Chicago Blues
  3. 31st Street Blues
  4. War Horse Mama (Pig Meat Sweetie)
  5. Cold Weather Papa
  6. West Indies Blues
  7. Mean Papa Turn in Your Key
  8. Clearing House Blues
  9. Don't Advertise Your Man
  10. Back Woods Blues
  11. Deep Blue Sea Blues
  12. Texas Moaner Blues
  13. Basement Blues
  14. Mama's Gone, Goodbye
  15. Freight Train Blues
  16. Done Sold My Soul to the Devil (And My Heart's Done Turned to Stone)
  17. San Francisco Blues
  18. Death Letter Blues
  19. Prescription for the Blues
  20. Steel Drivin' Sam
  21. He's Mine All Mine
Clara Smith - Steel Drivin' Sam
Clara Smith - He's Mine All Mine
Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 4 (1926-1927)
Clara Smith
[収録曲]
  1. Look Where the Sun Done Gone
  2. Rock, Church, Rock
  3. Jelly Bean Blues
  4. How'm I Doin'? (Hey, Hey!)
  5. Whip It to a Jelly
  6. Salty Dog
  7. My Brand-New Papa
  8. Ain't Nothin' Cookin' What You're Smellin'
  9. Separation Blues
  10. Percolatin' Blues
  11. Ease It
  12. Livin' Humble
  13. Get on Board
  14. Cheatin' Daddy
  15. You Don't Know Who's Shakin' Your Tree
  16. Race Track Blues
  17. Troublesome Blues
  18. You Can't Get It Now
  19. That's Why the Undertakers Are Busy Today
  20. Black Woman's Blues
Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 6 (1930-1932)
Clara Smith
[収録曲]
  1. Don't Fool Around on Me
  2. Down in the Mouf' Blues
  3. Low Land Moan
  4. Woman to Woman
  5. You're Getting Old on Your Job
  6. What Makes You Act Like That?
  7. You Had Too Much
  8. Don't Wear It Out
  9. I Want a Two-Fisted Double Jointed Man
  10. Good Times (Come on Back Once More)
  11. Ol' Sam Tages
  12. Unemployed Papa-Charity Working Mama
  13. For Sale (Hannah Johnson's Big Jack Ass)
  14. You Dirty Dog
  15. Street Department Papa
  16. Pictures on the Wall
  17. Fattening Frogs for Snakes
  18. So Long Jim
  19. Wandering Boy Blues [Clara Smith (No. 2) 1927][*]
  20. Sand Raisin' Blues [Clara Smith (No. 2) 1927][*]
  21. Clara Blues [Clara Smith (No. 2) 1927][*]
  22. After You've Gone Away [Clara Smith (No. 2) 1927][*]