Victoria Spivey


Woman Blues!

  • Release Date: 25 Apr 1994
  • OBCCD-566-2

Houston-born blues singer, pianist, and songwriter Victoria Spivey (1906-1976) was one of the last of the red hot mamas. A popular classic blues artist of the late 1920s, she found her career revitalized in 1961 through an association with Prestige/Bluesville Records. She quickly became a one-woman revival, starting up her own label to record herself and countless others, including a young Bob Dylan. For this album, comprising ten Spivey originals about man/woman relationships, Queen Victoria… MORE