Sippie Wallace (1898–1986), born Beulah Belle Thomas, was a singer-songwriter. Wallace began performing from the age of just seven, playing the piano and singing for the church. By night, she would sneak out with her siblings to watch performances at tent shows. In her teenage years, she began performing numerous acts such as acting, singing, and assisting the snake charmer at these tent shows. She moved to New Orleans in 1915, where she met and married Matt Wallace. Later, she moved to Chicago with her brothers Hersel and George Thomas, and recorded her first songs with Okeh Records in 1923 in collaboration with them.
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