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Bertha "Chippie" Hill

Bertha
Born: Mar 15, 1905 in Charleston, SC
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Died: May 7, 1950 in New York, NY
Genre: Blues
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Bertha
Released: 1997
Label: Document Records
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There isn't a whole lot of Bertha "Chippie" Hill available in any audio format. In 1997 Document released 24 of her classic early recordings, and that CD still stands as the definitive monument to her ...Read full review
Sings the Blues
Label: Riverside Records
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More Bertha "Chippie" Hill albums: Compilations (2)
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