Artists Pay Tribute to Bessie Smith

The newly released "Empress of the Blues: A Tribute to Bessie Smith" features Catherine's performance of "St. Louis Blues" alongside contributions from Tift Merrit and Abigail Washburn. She collaborated with Daniel Dixon (Greylag) and Mel Baker (The Breaking Yard) to put a new spin on the classic blues tune for Reimagine Music. Here, she talks about Smith and what she loves about the song.