Ethel Waters in Philadelphia - early 20th Century

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 129:

I had heard Mamie Smith singing ballads like those at the Standard in Philadelphia.

cite as

Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 129. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428326597595 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: Philadelphia

Listeners

Ethel Waters
dancer, Singing
1896-1977

Listening to

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Popular Song performed by Mamie Smith

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:23:17 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:35:58 +0100