Vor 3 Tagen · Ma Rainey was born Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett in Columbus, Georgia on April 26, 1886. Her parents, Thomas and Ella (Allen) Pridgett, were minstrel performers. Rainey displayed a talent for singing at a young age and began performing as a teenager. She made her debut with the Bunch of Blackberries revue at the Springer Opera House in Columbus.
8. Nov. 2022 · Nel 1923 fu scoperta dai discografici di Chicago, che ne fecero una vedette del blues urbano, accompagnandola spesso con l'orchestra jazz di Fletcher Henderson. Nel 1924 il pianista Tom Dorsey scrisse per lei Blame It On The Blues and Night Time Blues (recorded in july 1925).
Name: Ma Rainey. Born: April 26, 1886. Died: December 22, 1939. From: Columbus, GA, USA. Pronouns: She/her. Contribution/Impact: Ma Rainey is known for being “The Mother Of Blues.”. She is the reason for the rising popularity and change in the structure of blues music both down south and up north. In addition to her musical success, her ...
Ma Rainey. Soundtrack: Repo Man. Born Gertrude Pridgett in Columbus, GA, in 1886, Ma Rainey is widely regarded as among the best of the early 20th-century blues singers. She was born into a family of minstrel performers and first appeared onstage when she was 14, and at age 18 married William "Pa" Rainey, a noted song-and-dance man in minstrel ...
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Vor einem Tag · v t e The Roaring Twenties, sometimes stylized as Roaring '20s, refers to the 1920s decade in music and fashion, as it happened in Western society and Western culture.
Vor 18 Stunden · 1950–1969. 1970–present. Music history of the United States. Colonial era – to the Civil War – During the Civil War – Late 19th century – Early 20th century – 40s and 50s – 60s and 70s – 80s to the present. This is a timeline of music in the United States from 1920 to 1949 .