Ma Rainey: The Mother of Blues. Slept On Sunday

Ma Rainey: The Mother of Blues.

It’s not always about who does something first, but who does it the right way. Ma Rainey is a wonderful example of that. Contrary to what some may believe, she was not the first person to record a blues record. That achievement belongs to Mamie Smith. However, while Ma Rainey was among the first to […]