Join biographycom in a look at legendary jazz singer billie holiday's life and career, and the alcoholism and heroin addiction that got the best of lady day. Considered by many to be the greatest jazz vocalist of all time, billie holiday lived a tempestuous and difficult life her singing expressed an incredible depth of emotion that spoke of. A reader picks a list from your nominations – songs from billie holiday, tracy thorn and pink floyd all fitting the theme and making the cut. Billie holiday (april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959), also called lady day, was an american singer who, with sarah vaughan and ella fitzgerald, is considered one of the greatest vocalists in jazz. Enjoy the best billie holiday quotes at brainyquote quotations by billie holiday, american musician, born april 7, 1915 share with your friends. Billie holiday 1,483,784 likes 6,391 talking about this official billie holiday page. Billie holiday overcame an impoverished and abusive childhood to become the definitive jazz singer of the 1930’s and 40’s although she lacked any formal musical training she had an uncann.
Complete your billie holiday record collection discover billie holiday's full discography shop new and used vinyl and cds. Billie holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she. The bbc artist page for billie holiday find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest billie holiday interviews. Get news updates, watch videos, listen to billie holiday radio on mp3com billie holiday (eleanora fagan gough, philadelphia, pa, april 7, 1915 – new york city, ny.
Find billie holiday bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on allmusic - quintessential jazz singer whose reedy voice and. Quotes  billie's blues  holiday varied the lyrics of this and other songs in her renditions of them included are some of the major passages of some of the variants. The latest tweets from billie holiday (@billieholidayhq) the official billie holiday twitter #billieholiday #ladyday. July 18, 1959 obituary billie holiday dies here at 44 jazz singer had wide influence by the new york times billie holiday, famed jazz singer, died yesterday in metropolitan hospital.
Billie holiday udiscover artist page featuring curated audio playlist streams, videos, photos, social feeds, album tracks & original artist biography. Billie holiday 1,482,838 likes 6,478 talking about this official billie holiday page. Billie holiday gloomy sunday album greatest hits no copyright infringement intended. Strange fruit is a song performed most famously by billie holiday, who first sang and recorded it in 1939 written by teacher abel meeropol as a poem and published in 1937, it protested.
Unlimited free billie holiday music - click to play strange fruit, god bless the child and whatever else you want billie holiday (born eleanora fagan april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959) was an. Eleanora fagan (april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959), better known as billie holiday, was an american jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. View the best hot pink photos, hot billie holiday images, hot billie holiday pictures download photos or share to facebook, twitter, tumblr, blogger. Find a billie holiday - lady sings the blues first pressing or reissue complete your billie holiday collection shop vinyl and cds.
Watch the video for strange fruit from billie holiday's the complete verve studio master takes for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Billie holiday was born on this day in 1915 in her honor, we revisit one of the sadder stories in the annals of american pop music via @legacyobits.
Billie holiday (born eleanora fagan april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959) was an american jazz singer and songwriter nicknamed lady day by her sometime collaborator lester young, holiday was a. Billie holiday was born eleanora fagan on april 7, 1915, in baltimore, maryland (she borrowed the name billie from one of her favorite movie actresses, billie dove. Billie holiday's 1939 song about racist lynchings redefined popular music in an extract from his history of protest songs, dorian lynskey explores the power of strange fruit. Billie holiday (born eleanora fagan april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959) was an american jazz singer and songwriter she was also called lady day, a nickname that her friend and musical partner. A collection of information on lady day, billie holiday, a great singer of jazz and blues music unfortunately life and drugs killed her at the age of 44.
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