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The best album credited to Bessie Smith is Empress Of The Blues which is ranked number 8,753 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 135.

Bessie Smith is ranked number 2,785 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 356.

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Bessie Smith best albums

The following albums by Bessie Smith are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Total albums: 11. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Bessie Smith.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Bessie Smith bestography composition

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1930s 1 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 2 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 1 0%
1990s 4 0%
2000s 1 0%
2010s 0 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 2 18%
Yes 9 82%

Bessie Smith best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 78 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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Rating: 76 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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Rating: 75 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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(from the album Empress Of The Blues)
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Bessie Smith ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 6 votes)
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From 03/04/2016 19:04
Bessie has for me the best blues voice ever. Too bad her recordings are mostly jazzy, without much guitar work. But her voice is amazing.
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