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Sippie Wallace

Born: November 1, 1898 | Died: November 1, 1986    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Sippie Wallace

Sippie Wallace, “The Texas Nightingale,” was one of the major blues artists of the 1920s, whose renown as a performer carried well into the 1980s. Wallace was respected as both a blues singer and songwriter. Such original songs as “Mighty Tight Woman” and “Women Be Wise,” which found new audiences with younger music listeners in the 1970s, are earthy and self-assertive blues songs. She is best remembered, however, as one of the foremost interpreters of the blues. Possessing a mellow and tuneful voice, she had the qualities of shading and inflection in her singing that marked the classic blues artist....
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