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BESSIE SMITH'S FUNERAL, by                    
First Line: The brief procession
Last Line: Her song is news, begins the dispensation %of the blues
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Blues (music); Funerals; Jazz; Music And Musicians; Singing And Singers; Smith, Bessie (1894-1937)




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