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Do Dirty Blues
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Low Land Blues
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Pleadin' For The Blues
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Lonesome Weary Blues
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Georgia Man

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Bertha "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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