Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues

Billie Holiday
  • CD

  • 1

  • 38002

€7.43

 

THE JEAN-PIERRE LELOIR COLLECTION

3 PANEL DIGIPACK EDITION

INCLUDES 9 B0NUS TRACKS

"Lady Sings the Blues" (Clef Records MG C-721) was one of the last great studio albums by Billie Holiday. It contained the title track, which also became the title for her written memoirs. In addition to the twelve tracks issued on the original LP, three songs have been added here that complete the album’s 1954 session, plus Billie’s 1957 Newport concert, on which she also performed a version of “Lady Sings the Blues”.

PERSONNEL:

  • BILLIE HOLIDAY, vocals on all tracks, plus:
  • iON TRACKS [1-8]:
  • Charlie Shavers (tp), Tony Scott (cl, arr), Paul Quinichette (ts),
  • Wynton Kelly (p), Kenny Burrell (g), Aaron Bell (b), Lennie McBrowne (d).
  • New York, June 6-7, 1956.
  • ON TRACKS [9-11] & [13-15]:
  • Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Willie Smith (as),Bobby Tucker (p),
  • Barney Kessel (g), Red Callender (b), Chico Hamilton (d).
  • Los Angeles, September 3, 1954.<
  • ON TRACK [12]: Same place & date as above.
  • This is a Billie Holiday-Bobby Tucker duet.
  • BONUS TRACKS [16-24]:
  • Billie Holiday (vcl), Mal Waldron (p), Joe Benjamin (b), Jo Jones (d).
  • Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, July 6, 1957.

TRACKS:

  • 01 TRAV’LIN’ LIGHT
  • 02 I MUST HAVE THAT MAN!
  • 03 SOME OTHER SPRING
  • 04 LADY SINGS THE BLUES
  • 05 STRANGE FRUIT
  • 06 GOD BLESS THE CHILD
  • 07 GOOD MORNING, HEARTACHE
  • 08 NO GOOD MAN
  • 09 LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME
  • 10 TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS
  • 11 WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
  • 12 I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU
  • 13 P.S. I LOVE YOU
  • 14 SOFTLY
  • 15 STORMY
  • 16 Announcement by Johnny Mercer (*)
  • 17 LADY BE GOOD (*)
  • 18 NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (*)
  • 19 WILLOW, WEEP FOR ME (*)
  • 20 MY MAN (*)
  • 21 LOVER, COME BACK TO ME (*)
  • 22 LADY SINGS THE BLUES (*)
  • 23 WHAT A LITTLE MOONLIGHT CAN DO (*)
  • 24 LADY BE GOOD [theme & closing announcements] (*)
  • (*) From the same sessions, but not included on the original LP.
  • Total Time: 67:08
Format
CD
Discs
1
Label code
38002
JIM 148778

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