Billie Holiday

Biography by John Bush

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The quintessential jazz singer, whose reedy voice and laconic style accentuated the intensity of emotion in her performances.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
New Orleans
1947 New Orleans Jazz Crusade
 
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Billie Holiday Sings
1950 Billie Holiday Sings Mercury
 
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Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
1950 Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
 
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An Evening with Billie Holiday
1953 An Evening with Billie Holiday Decca / Verve
 
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Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
1954 Billie Holiday, Vol. 3 Jolly Roger Records
 
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Music for Torching
1955 Music for Torching Decca / Verve / Verve Reissues
 
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Jazz Recital
1956 Jazz Recital Clef Records
 
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A Recital
1956 A Recital Decca / Verve
 
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Velvet Mood
1956 Velvet Mood Decca / Verve
 
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Lady Sings the Blues
1956 Lady Sings the Blues Verve
 
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Songs for Distingué Lovers
1957 Songs for Distingué Lovers Verve / PolyGram
 
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The Impeccable Mr. Wilson
1957 The Impeccable Mr. Wilson Verve / Universal
 
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Body & Soul [Verve]
1957 Body & Soul [Verve] Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
 
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All or Nothing at All
1958 All or Nothing at All Decca / Verve / Verve Reissues
 
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At Newport
1958 At Newport PolyGram
 
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The Blues Are Brewin'
1958 The Blues Are Brewin' Decca / Verve / Verve Reissues
 
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Lady in Satin
1958 Lady in Satin Sony Legacy
 
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Stay with Me
1958 Stay with Me Decca / Verve
 
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Last Recording
1959 Last Recording Verve
 
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Billie [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
2020 Billie [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Universal / Verve
 
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