The Best Of Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday

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Number of Pages48
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ISBN 100793536871
ISBN 109780793536870

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In it was voted number in Colin Larkin's All Time Top Albums. Track listing Disc One. Body and Soul" – "Strange Fruit" – "Trav'lin' Light" – "All of Me" – 2 Label: Verve Records. Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday,by Donald Clark, Narrated by Anna Fields, produced by Blackstone Audio, downloaded from This book was written in and recorded by Anna Fields inwho is no longer alive, and whose narrations I still miss/5.

Probably the best book I've read about Billie Holiday and the genius of her musical talent. Szwed takes the long view on Holiday, focusing his sights on what made her vocalizations so unique and so enduring, examining the music she made and the genres that surrounded that music/5.

– Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra: St. Louis Blues: – Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra: Solitude: – Billie Holiday: Georgia On My Mind: – Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra: Night And Day: – Billie Holiday: I Cover The Waterfront: – Billie Holiday: All Of Me: – Billie Holiday: God Bless The Child: /5(15).

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John Szwed’s brief but revelatory new book, “Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth” (Viking), which comes out this week—just under the wire for her centenary (Holiday was born April 7.

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What was Billie Holiday best known for. As a singer, Holiday was known for her dramatic intensity, which could render the most banal lyric profound. Among the songs identified with her were “Strange Fruit,” “Fine and Mellow,” “The Man I Love,” “Billie’s Blues,” “God Bless the Child,” and “I.

Lady Sings the Blues () is an autobiography by jazz singer Billie Holiday, which was co-authored by William Dufty. The book formed the basis of the film Lady Sings the Blues starring Diana Ross.

Overview. The life story of jazz singer Billie Holiday told in her own words. Holiday writes candidly of sexual abuse, confinement to institutions, heroin addiction, and the struggles of Author: Billie Holiday, William Dufty.

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Label: Hip-O Records - ,Verve Records - • Series: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •/5(5).

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Daughter of jazz guitarist Clarence Holiday. Godmother of Mala Waldron. She made her debut circa singing in various nightclubs in Harlem. In earlythe producer John. Billie Holiday was a famous American jazz singer who recorded her most prized musical work between and She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spent her early childhood in Baltimore, Maryland, and lived the rest of her life in New York City, New.

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"Fine and Mellow" is a jazz standard written by Billie Holiday, who first recorded it on Ap on the Commodore label. It is a blues lamenting the bad treatment of a woman at the hands of "my man". Notable performances and recordings.

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