Lady Sings the Blues is an album by American jazz vocalist Billie Holiday released in December 1956. 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.
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 produced unparalleled versions of "No Good Man," "Some Other Spring," and "Lady Sings the Blues. See why many fans prefer the "worn out" Holiday heard here to the more chipper singer featured on those classic Columbia records from the '30s.
Lady Sings The Blues Billie Holiday/William Dufty 180 Pages ISBN: 978-0-241-35129-1 Penguin Modern Classics 2018. For many, Billie Holiday was the greatest of all the jazz singers, while her emotive delivery and tragic persona seemed to embody the early jazz life in all its boho chic and with all its dark undertones. Six decades after her death from alcohol-related illness at the age of forty four, Holiday remains a hugely admired and somewhat mythologized figure. Certainly the number of imitators that Holiday has spawned attests to her lasting influence.
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Lady Sings The Blues Billie Holiday. Gatefold, Double Vinyl, 180 gram, Import, Gatefold. Billie Holiday Format: Vinyl. It is Billie Holiday, who was, and still remains, the biggest influence on me, Frank Sinatra s words still ring true today. This album pairs her original Lady Sings The Blues LP Recorded in 1954-1956 with a Best Of LP that reaches back and forward through the decade to gather more late gems from her catalogue. Product Description LP1 LADY SINGS THE BLUES LP 1 SIDE 1 1. Lady Sings The Blues 2. Trav lin Light 3. I Must Have That Man 4. Some Other Spring 5. Strange Fruit 6. No GoodMan LP 1 SIDE 2 1. God Bless The Child 2. Good Morning Heartache 3. Love Me Or Leave Me 4. Too Marvellous For Words.