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BESSIE SMITH -"You've Got To Give Me Some" (1928)

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Uploaded on Jan 18, 2009

The Art of LOVE!

Love's the best thing there is. Here's 1000 years of international art to prove it. It's all hugs and kisses in this video, and who could possibly have problems with that?

As proof that love is a human family affair, here are sculptures from India, Tibet, France, and Tahiti; prints from China, Persia, and Japan; and paintings, film stills, and photos from France, Spain, India, Russia, Germany, and Mexico. Testifying to love's sacredness are artistic greats like Hiroshige, Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso, Tamara de Lempicka, the Manasse Studio, Marguerite Gerard, Salvadore Dali, Egon Schiele, Gustave Courbert, Jean Cocteau, and Auguste Rodin.




BESSIE SMITH was "the empress of the Blues". In the music's infancy it was women like her who actually broke it through to the mainstream and propelled its popularity. Bessie and friends like Ma Rainey, Lucille Bogan, and Gladys Bently expressed their sensuality boldly and without barriers or apologies to prudes. She was the forerunner for women like Mae West, Bettie Page, Janis Joplin, Betty Davis, Millie Jackson, Grace Jones, Madonna, Lil' Kim, and Peaches.

See also:
BETTY DAVIS -"They Say I'm Different" (1974)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWTt1b...


(All rights reserved by the copyright owners. Fan-made nonprofit video made solely to promote the artists, and more love and tolerance in the world.)

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