Billie Holiday

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A budget collection evenly split between five tracks from Holiday and another five from James. The Lady Day sides are a heavily reverbed hodgepodge of live recordings and old 78s, all with the endings quickly and annoyingly cut off. The James tracks are all live performances from an unnamed date, finishing up with a rather distorted transfer of her live Chess recording of "Baby What You Want Me to Do." No liner notes or recording information plus murky or distorted transfers of the material makes this one to pass by in the budget bins for sure.

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