Ma Rainey

Welcome back to another season of Ghosts in the Closet!

Today we’re taking it back to the early 1900s, to the beginning of blues music. We’re talking flashy performances, unforgettable personalities, a talent big enough to change an entire musical landscape… And at the centre of it all, the profoundly influential and incredibly talented “Mother of the Blues,” Gertrude Pridgett- more commonly known as “Ma Rainey.”

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