Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie (June 3, 1897 – August 6, 1973) was an American blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. She was the only female blues artist considered a match to male contemporaries as both a singer and an instrumentalist.

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Memphis Minnie - Songs
... When the Levee Breaks", a 1929 Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joe McCoy song, was later covered (with slightly altered lyrics and a different melody) by Led Zeppelin and released in ... Breaks" was played in the film Ghost World, and Minnie was mentioned several times throughout the film ... Other songs by Memphis Minnie include "Bumble Bee Blues", "Hoodoo Lady", "I'm Gonna Bake My Biscuit" and "I Want Something For You" ...
Casey Bill Weldon
... upbeat, hokum and country blues tunes, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Memphis Jug Band ... He was married to Memphis Minnie in the '20s with the two making influential recordings together in the late '20s ... In 1927 Weldon made a recording with Charles Polk and other members of what would become the Memphis Jug Band for Victor Records ...
Modern Times (Bob Dylan Album) - Credit Controversy - Adaptations
... Mountain" has a second verse based on the song "Ma Rainey" by Memphis Minnie ... Dylan cuts and shuffles Memphis Minnie's lyrics substituting Alicia Keys and Hell's Kitchen for Ma Rainey and her Georgia birthplace ... based on "When the Levee Breaks" by Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie ...