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Gimme A Pigfoot

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Feat. Buck Washington


This recording was produced in New York City on November 24th 1933 featuring Bessie Smith vocals, Frank Newton cornet, Jack Teagarden trombone, Benny Goodman clarinet, Chu Berry tenor sax, Buck Washington piano & leader, Bobby Johnson guitar, and Billy Taylor bass.

*"Gimmie A Pigfoot" was composed by Wesley Wilson.

At a session organized by John Hammond, "Empress of the Blues" Bessie Smith gives one of the most powerful vocal performances of her career on this care free song dedicated to good times. It would be her final recording date before her untimely death in 1937.

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