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Billie Holiday

Geoffrey Smith concentrates on the late work of jazz icon Billie Holiday - passionate, personal songs recorded before her tragic and untimely death in 1959 at the age of just forty-four.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 13 Jan 2019 00:00

Music Played

  • Billie Holiday

    A Sailboat In The Moonlight

    Performer: Buck Clayton. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra. Performer: Lester Young. Performer: Jimmy Sherman.
    • Lady Day the Best of Billie Holiday.
    • Columbia/Legacy.
    • 14.
  • Frankie Newton and His Orchestra, Sonny White & Billie Holiday

    Strange Fruit

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Freddie Green, Gus Johnson, Paul Quinichette & Billie Holiday

    Yesterdays

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • 2.
  • Roy Eldridge & Billie Holiday

    God Bless The Child

    • Billie Holiday Ken Burns Jazz.
    • Verve.
    • 9.
  • Paul Whiteman, Skip Layton & Billie Holiday

    Trav'lin' Light

    • Billie Holiday Ken Burns Jazz.
    • Verve.
    • 12.
  • Billie Holiday

    That Ole Devil Called Love

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 3.
  • Billie Holiday

    Fine And Mellow

    • Storyville Masters of Jazz.
    • Storyville.
    • 3.
  • Billie Holiday

    All of Me

    • The Unforgettable Lady Day.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Bobby Tucker and His Trio & Billie Holiday

    I Love You Porgy

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Billie Holiday

    T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 3.
  • Bernie Privin, Henderson Chambers, Budd Johnson Quintet & Billie Holiday

    Them There Eyes

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Alvin Stoller, Charlie Shavers & Billie Holiday

    Solitude

    • The Unforgettable Lady Day.
    • Verve.
    • 3.
  • Billie Holiday

    If The Moon Turns Green

    Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Barney Kessel. Performer: Alvin Stoller. Performer: Charlie Shavers.
    • The Unforgettable Lady Day.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Barney Kessel, Benny Carter, John Simmons, Jimmy Rowles, Larry Bunker, Harry “Sweets” Edison & Billie Holiday

    Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

    • The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Billie Holiday

    Lady Sings The Blues

    • Billie Holiday Ken Burns Jazz.
    • Verve.
    • 17.
  • Billie Holiday

    You've Changed

    • Billie Holiday Ken Burns Jazz.
    • VERVE.
    • 19.

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  • Sun 5 Apr 2015 00:00
  • Sun 13 Jan 2019 00:00

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