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  1. out of 5 stars Billie Holiday -- Very Best Of. Reviewed in the United States on September 10, Verified Purchase. Hands down, this collection belongs in the collection of anyone who professes to be a fan of real songs, real singers, real music. For the hard core fan this album is a treasure. It would even serve as a great 5/5(4).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Best Of on Discogs. Label: CBS - 2 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Austria • Genre: Jazz • Billie Holiday - The Best Of (, CD) | Discogs4/5(3).
  3. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Tenderly [Jazz Reference] - Billie Holiday on AllMusic -
  4. Feb 23,  · 1. That Ole Devil Called Love 2. God Bless The Child 3. Strange Fruit 4. The Man I Love 5. I Loves You Porgy 6. Fine & Mellow 7. Night & Day 8. Lover Man 9. Don't Explain Solitude Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do All Of Me I Cover The Waterfront You Go To My Head These Foolish Things I Only Have Eyes For You Moonglow.
  5. A very good compilation of Billie's recordings with a big band for Decca, ca. 's. If you can't get the full Decca recordings (I have it on the original Decca LP, "The Billie Holiday Story"), then this is an excellent fallback with very good song selections and excellent, consistent sound quality (not normally the case with other Holiday collections)/5(89).
  6. Billie Holiday was an original, and this compilation brings together the very best of her output. After experiencing these 60 tracks you will have an insight into the art and soul of a vocal artist who, Frank Sinatra insisted, touched every major American singer of their generation with her genius. DISC 1 1. Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be /5().
  7. Forget for a moment that The Best of Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday was tied into the release of the superb box set, Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia (), thereby offering a bit of advertisement to the full-fledged biacelgoatrogifos.draditalcudlerasorelolensiri.co doesn't matter -- even if there was never a box set, this would have been a welcome addition to Billie Holiday's catalog, since it's the.
  8. The notoriously coarse Holiday was also a splendid ballads singer, illustrated here by a pair of classics, "The Very Thought of You" and "Tenderly." As only one glimpse of the complete picture of Billie Holiday 's talent, Happy Billie isn't a good stand-alone collection, but when paired with Saga's companion volume, Blue Billie, it forms a.

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