Billie Holiday



Billie Holiday

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1933 to 1959
Born
April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia
Died
July 17, 1959
Location
New York, NY, United States
Biography
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. She was known for her vocal delivery and improvisational skills, which made up for her limited range and lack of formal music education.
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Top Songs by Billie Holiday


Gloomy Sunday - Take 1

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That Ole Devil Called Love

Gloomy Sunday

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What a Little Moonlight Can Do

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The Centennial Collection

God Bless the Child

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The Lady Sings

Way You Look Tonight

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Pop Music: The Early Years 1890-1950

These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)

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You've Changed - Studio Rio Version

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BD Music Presents Lester Young & Billie Holiday

All of Me

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I Must Have That Man

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Irving Berlin: A Hundred Years

This Year's Kisses

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By

Billie Holiday October 14, 2016

14 Tracks

The Legendary Billie Holiday

The Legendary Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday November 6, 2015

16 Tracks

Blues in My Heart

Blues in My Heart

Billie Holiday August 6, 2015

15 Tracks

The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection

Billie Holiday April 3, 2015

20 Tracks

The Collection

The Collection

Billie Holiday March 27, 2015

24 Tracks

Collection

Collection

Billie Holiday March 27, 2015

25 Tracks

Best Of

Best Of

Billie Holiday November 5, 2014

24 Tracks

The Masters

The Masters

Nat King Cole October 5, 2014

19 Tracks

Me and the Blues

Me and the Blues

Billie Holiday September 16, 2014

12 Tracks

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Dance
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