Blues

February 2, 2015

Queer Black History: Ma Rainey

Mother of the blues and creator of a lesbian anthem […]
October 7, 2014

LGBTQ History #5: Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey is recognized as one of the great female blues vocalists, and known as the “Mother of the Blues.” She signed a record deal with Paramount Records in 1923 and was one of the first performers to record the blues.