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Sippie Wallace
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    (November 1, 1898-November 1, 1986)
    Born in Houston, Texas
    Birth name was Beulah Thomas
    Died in Detroit, Michigan
    Passed away from stroke complications on her 88th birthday
    Nicknamed 'The Texas Nightingale'
    She was one of 13 children.
    She had bad teeth.
    The Bonnie Raitt version of her signature song 'Women Be Wise' is more popular.
    In 1935, her brother, aunt and husband died.
    She wrote much of her own material.
    Only the best session musicians played on her recordings.
    Victoria Spivey, her dear friend and another purveyor of Classic Female Blues, coaxed her out of retirement in the 1960s.
    She was inducted in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame (2003).

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