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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday has been played on NTS over 50 times, featured on 50 episodes and was first played on 21 January 2013.

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough, Philadelphia, PA, April 7, 1915 – New York City, NY, July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

Nicknamed Lady Day by her loyal friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday was a highly original influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing. She co-wrote only a few…

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Columbia1947
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Solitude
Billie Holiday
Clef Records1956
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For All We Know
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Columbia1958
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My Man
Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra
V Disc1944
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All Of Me
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All Of Me
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Lover Man
Billie Holiday
Decca Records, Inc.1958
Lover Man
Billie HolidayDecca Records, Inc.1958
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Lover Come Back To Me
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Commodore1945
Lover Come Back To Me
Billie Holiday, The Eddie Heywood TrioCommodore1945
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Moonlight In Vermont
Billie Holiday
Verve Records1957
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Billie HolidayVerve Records1957
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Blue Moon
Billie Holiday
Verve Records, Polygram Jazz1995
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Billie HolidayVerve Records, Polygram Jazz1995
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