Bertha "Chippie" Hill

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    Low Land BluesBertha "Chippie" Hill
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    Trouble in Mind (feat. Louis Armstrong)Bertha "Chippie" Hill
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    Georgia ManBertha "Chippie" Hill
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    Pleadin' For The BluesBertha "Chippie" Hill
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    Lonesome Weary BluesBertha "Chippie" Hill

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        One of the better classic blues singers of the 1920s (and much less vaudeville-oriented than many of her contemporaries), Chippie Hill was one of the few singers of her generation to make a full-fledged comeback in the '40s. One of 16 children, she started working in 1916 as a dancer before she became better known as a singer. She toured with Ma Rainey's Rabbit Foot Minstrels and went on to become a solo performer on vaudeville for a long period. Hill settled in Chicago in 1925 ... Read more

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