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Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues


LP: £19.99

Label: Waxtime In Colour

Release date: 11.02.2022

Format Info: Yellow vinyl

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Billie Holiday's 'Lady Sings The Blues', limited edition 180g yellow vinyl edition "Lady Sings The Blues comes through as a characteristic, satisfyingly troubling, indelible Billie monologue. No other singer in jazz gets so fully into the bloodstream as Billie does," - Nat Hentoff, DownBeat Magazine.

‘Lady Sings The Blues’ pairs Billie Holiday’s unmistakeable vocals with an exceptional band comprised of trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry Edison, tenor saxophonist Paul Quinichette, pianist Wynton Kelly, guitarists Kenny Burrell and Barney Kessel, and Tony Scott on clarinet. An album to be treasured, this time on yellow wax. FFO: Helen Humes, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter.

By Martha Boyd

Track Listing


Trav'lin' Light / I Must Have That Man! 3:06 / Some Other Spring / Lady

Sings The Blues / Strange Fruit / God Bless The Child / Good Morning,

Heartache / No Good Man / Love Me Or Leave Me / Too Marvelous For Words /

Willow Weep For Me / I Thought About You / Stormy Blues

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