Sandra Lieb discusses the book "Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey"

BROADCAST: Jan. 12, 1982 | DURATION: 00:52:52

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Synopsis

Sandra Lieb discusses the book "Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey." Includes songs sung by Ma Rainey such as "Runaway Blues," "See See Rider," "Moonshine Blues," and "Oh, Papa Blues." Includes poem "Ma Rainey" by Sterling Brown. Includes "Oh, Daddy," by Ethel Waters. Includes "Young Woman's Blues" by Bessie Smith.