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Billie's best [sound recording] / Billie Holiday.

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 (Author). Woods, Harry, 1896-1970 (Added Author). Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 Damsel in distress. Foggy day. (Added Author). Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 (Added Author). Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986 St. Louis woman. Come rain or come shine. (Added Author). Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Added Author). Brown, Lew. (Added Author). Stept, Sam H., 1897-1964 (Added Author). Tobias, Charles, 1898-1970 (Added Author). Whiting, Richard A., 1891-1938 (Added Author). Moret, Neil, 1878-1943 (Added Author). Perkins, Frank S., 1908-1988 (Added Author). Parish, Mitchell. (Added Author). Magidson, Herb, 1906-1986 (Added Author). Wrubel, Allie, 1905-1973 (Added Author). Bowman, Brooks, 1913-1937 (Added Author). Adamson, Harold. (Added Author). Lane, Burton, 1912-1997 (Added Author). Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 (Added Author). Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 (Added Author). Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 Walk a little faster. April in Paris. (Added Author). Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981 (Added Author). Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 (Added Author). Kitchings, Irene Wilson. (Added Author). Herzog, Arthur, Jr. (Added Author). Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-1990 (Added Author). Cahn, Sammy. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette CD MJ HOL (Text) 31951004155252 Main Floor - New AV Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc (60 min., 35 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Verve, p1992.

Content descriptions

General Note: Newly remastered selections from: The complete Billie Holiday on Verve 1945-1959 (10 CD box set).
Compact disc.
Biographical notes by James Isaacs on container insert.
Formatted Contents Note: What a little moonlight can do / Harry Woods (3:10) -- A foggy day / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (4:40) -- Come rain or come shine / Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer (4:21) -- Comes love / Lew Brown, Sam Stept, Charles Tobias (4:00) -- He's funny that way / Richard Whiting, Neil Moret (3:11) -- Stars fell on Alabama / Frank S. Perkins, Mitchell Parish (4:29) -- Gone with the wind / Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel (3:23) -- They can't take that away from me / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (4:10) -- East of the sun / Brooks Bowman (2:54) -- Everything I have is yours / Harold Adamson, Burton Lane (3:43) -- Stormy blues / Billie Holiday (3:26) -- Speak low / Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash (4:25) -- April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg (3:02) -- I've got my love to keep me warm / Irving Berlin (3:55) -- Some other spring / Irene Kitchings, Arthur Herzog, Jr. (3:36) -- All the way / Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn (3:23).
Participant or Performer Note: Billie Holiday, vocals ; with instrumental acc.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded ca. 1952-1959 in New York or Los Angeles.
Subject: Jazz vocals.
Blues (Music) > 1951-1960.
Jazz > 1951-1960.

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