On this day 120 years ago, Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga. Here she is with “Backwater Blues.”
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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