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Ma Rainey - Quotes

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They hear it come out, but they don't know how it got there. They don't understand that's life's way of talking. You don't sing to feel better. You sing 'cause that's a way of understanding life.

They hear it come out, but they don't know how it got there. They don't understand that's life's way of talking. You don't sing to feel better. You sing 'cause that's a way of understanding life.

White folks hear the blues come out, but they don't know how it got there. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ma Rainey
Nationality: American
Born: April 26, 1886
Birthplace:
Die: 12-22, 1939
Occupation: Musician
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"Ma" Rainey (born Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett, September 1882 or April 26, 1886 – December 22, 1939) was one of the earliest African American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of blues singers to record. She was billed as the Mother of the Blues. She began performing as a young teenager and became known as Ma Rainey after her marriage to Will Rainey, in 1904 (wikipedia)