Billie Holiday

The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 3 (1936-1937)

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The third of nine CDs that document all of Billie Holiday's studio recordings of 1933-1942 for Columbia has classic versions of "Pennies From Heaven," "I Can't Give You Anything but Love" (on which she shows the influence of Louis Armstrong), and "My Last Affair," along with Lady Day's first meeting on record with tenor saxophonist Lester Young. Their initial encounter resulted in four songs, including "This Year's Kisses" and "I Must Have That Man." All nine volumes in this admirable series (if only the alternate takes had been included) are highly recommended.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time
1
feat: Teddy Wilson
03:11
2 03:15
3 03:02
4 03:26
5 03:02
6 02:54
7 03:02
8 02:18
9
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:48
10
feat: Teddy Wilson
03:08
11
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:49
12
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:52
13
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:58
14
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:58
15
feat: Teddy Wilson
02:37
16
feat: Teddy Wilson
03:07
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