Lady Sings the Blues - Billie Holiday
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  1. Lady Sings the Blues
  2. Trav'lin Light
  3. I Must Have That Man
  4. Some Other Spring
  5. Strange Fruit
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  1. Lady Sings the Blues
  2. Trav'lin Light
  3. I Must Have That Man
  4. Some Other Spring
  5. Strange Fruit
  6. No Good Man
  7. God Bless the Child
  8. Good Morning Heartache
  9. Love Me or Leave Me
  10. Too Marvelous for Words
  11. Willow Weep for Me
  12. I Thought About You
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Taken from a pair of sessions taped during 1955-1956, Lady Sings the Blues finds Holiday in top form and backed by the sympathetic likes of tenor saxophonist Paul Quinichette, trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry Edison, pianist Wynton Kelly, and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Barney Kessel. And while these autumnal sides bear some of the frayed vocal moments often heard on Holiday's '50s Verve sides, the majority here still ranks with her best material. This is especially true of the cuts from the June 1956 date, which ...

Lady Sings the Blues 2007, Verve

UPC: 602517396883

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