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Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues download album

  • Performer: Billie Holiday
  • Title: Lady Sings The Blues
  • Genre: Jazz / Blues
  • Formats: XM DXD DMF MP3 AIFF AU WMA
  • Released: 1956
  • Style: Swing
  • MP3 album: 1832 mb
  • FLAC album: 1683 mb
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Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues download album

Lady Sings the Blues is an album by American jazz vocalist Billie Holiday. It was Holiday's last album released on Clef Records; the following year, the label would be absorbed by Verve Records. Lady Sings the Blues was taken from sessions taped during 1954 and 1956. It was released simultaneously with her ghostwritten autobiography of the same name.

Complete your Billie Holiday collection. Billie Holiday's last Clef album, recorded at two sessions in 1956 and 1954. Later versions of the album released on Verve Records. Lady Sings The Blues.

Billie Holiday - Lady Sings the Blues (03:46, 320Kb/s). Billie Holiday - I Must Have That Man! (03:06, 320Kb/s). Billie Holiday - Say It Isn't So (Bonus Track) (03:04, 192Kb/s). Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Lady Sings the Blues (2014).

Now the world will know, just what her blues is all about. The blues ain't nothin' like a pain in your heart, when you get a bad start, when you and your man have to part. I ain't gonna just sit around and cry, i know i won't die, 'cause i love him. Lady sings the blues, i'm tellin' you, she's got 'em bad, but now the world will know, she's never gonna sing them no more. Billie Holiday Lyrics. album: "Lady Sings The Blues" (1956). Lady Sings The Blues" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.

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

Lady Sings The Blues. Overview (current section).

Lady sings the blues I'm tellin' you, she's got them bad But now the world will know She's never gonna sing them no more. About Lady Sings the Blues. This song is featured on Billie Holiday’s last album and is also the title of her autobiography. The song surrounds how she sees herself, apart from her public perception. But even more deeply, she delves into the emotional struggles and hardships that define her life; Lady Sings The Blues indeed. Lady Sings the Blues" Track Info

Tracklist

A1 Lady Sings The Blues 3:45
A2 Trav'lin' Light 3:08
A3 I Must Have That Man 3:03
A4 Some Other Spring 3:35
A5 Strange Fruit 3:02
A6 No Good Man 3:18
B1 God Bless The Child 3:57
B2 Good Morning Heartache 3:27
B3 Love Me Or Leave Me 2:33
B4 Too Marvelous For Words 2:11
B5 Willow Weep For Me 3:06
B6 I Thought About You 2:45

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Verve Music Group

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Willie Smith (tracks: B3 to B6)
  • Clarinet – Anthony Sciacca (tracks: A1 to B2)
  • Double Bass – Aaron Bell (tracks: A1 to B2), Red Callender (tracks: B3 to B6)
  • Drums – Chico Hamilton (tracks: B3 to B6)
  • Guitar – Barney Kessel (tracks: B3 to B6), Kenny Burrell (tracks: A1 to B2)
  • Photography By – Herman Leonard
  • Piano – Bobby Tucker (tracks: B3 to B6), Wynton Kelly (tracks: A1 to B2)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Paul Quinichette (tracks: A1 to B2)
  • Trumpet – Charlie Shavers (tracks: A1 to B2), Harry Edison (tracks: B3 to B6)

Notes

Songs from A1 to B2 were recorded in New York, June 6, 7, 1956
The last four tunes (B3 to B6) in Los Angeles September 3, 1954

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 99675 2A LPJ1-LADYSINGS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 99675 2B LPJ1-LADYSINGS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MG C-721 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album) Clef Records MG C-721 US 1956
POCJ-1903 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Verve Records POCJ-1903 Japan 1990
G-431 Billy Holiday* Lady Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RE) American Recording Society G-431 US 1957
2304 124 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Records 2304 124 Europe Unknown
LP 4366, 2356 079 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, RE) PGP RTB, Metro Records LP 4366, 2356 079 Yugoslavia 1978

Tracklist

How Deep Is The Ocean (How High Is The Sky) 2:55
What A Little Moonlight Can Do 3:09
Stormy Blues 3:21
Always 3:54
Deep Song 3:07
Now Or Never 3:14
Big Stuff 2:26
Porgy 2:52
Moonglow 2:57
Easy To Love 2:57
Willow Weep For Me 3:05
Too Marvellous For Words 2:10
Nice Work If You Can Get It 3:47
What's New 4:12
Baby, I Don't Cry Over You 3:06
Lady Sings The Blues 2:41

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LPJT 50 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Comp) Giants Of Jazz LPJT 50 Italy 1986
MCJT 50, MC JT 50 Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues ‎(Cass, Comp) Giants Of Jazz, Giants Of Jazz MCJT 50, MC JT 50 Italy 1986


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