Mildred Bailey: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child


Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child


Paul Baron Orchestra


The Mildred Bailey Radio Shows: Original 1945 Broadcasts (Storyville Records)

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Mildred Bailey (vocals), Roy Eldridge (trumpet), Teddy Wilson (piano), Cozy Cole (drums).

Recorded: New York, January 26, 1945


Rating: 90/100 (learn more)

Mildred Bailey's introduction to the radio audience is part of this track. She mentions that "Motherless Child" was a favorite from her previous radio show, Rockin' Chair Lady, and that it's one of her favorites as well. It's a stunning performance of the traditional song.

Reviewer: Sue Russell

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