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The Decca Singles Vol. 2: 1949-1951
The Decca Singles, Vol. 1: 1945-1949
The Centennial Collection
Jazz At The Philharmonic (Expanded Edition)
Rare Live Recordings 1934-1959
Lady Sings the Blues
The Essential Billie Holiday
The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters
The Definitive Collection
Billie Holiday Remixed & Reimagined
Billy Remembers Billie (Billy Crystal Selects His Favorite Billie Holiday Music)
Singin' the Blues
Billie Holiday for Lovers
20th Century Masters: Best of Billie Holiday (The Millennium Collection)
The Commodore Master Takes
Billie Holiday: Ken Burns's Jazz
V-Disc: A Music Contribution By America's Best (For Our Armed Forces Overseas)
V Disc: A Musical Contribution By America's Best (For Our Armed Forces Overseas)
Priceless Jazz 2 : Billie Holiday
The Complete Commodore Recordings
Ultimate Billie Holiday
Love Songs: Billie Holiday
Jazz Masters 47: Billie Holiday Sings Standards
Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits
Jazz 'Round Midnight
God Bless the Child
Billie's Best
The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945 - 1959
Lady In Autumn: The Best of the Verve Years
The Complete Decca Recordings
The Billie Holiday Songbook
Billie's Blues
Billie, Ella, Lena, Sarah
The Essential Billie Holiday: Carnegie Hall Concert Recorded Live
Billie Holiday (with Ray Ellis and His Orchestra)
Last Recording
Lady in Satin (The Centennial Edition)
At Newport (Live)
All or Nothing At All
Lady In Satin
Lover Man
The Blues Are Brewin'
Stay With Me
At Newport (Expanded Edition)
Songs for Distingué Lovers
Billie Holiday
Body and Soul
Velvet Mood
The Lady Sings
Music for Torching
Jazz At The Philharmonic (Live)
An Evening with Billie Holiday
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 8
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 9
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 10
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 6
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 5
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 4
A Musical Romance
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 3
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 2
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 7
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944)
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944, Vol. 1
Billie Holiday Aug 09, 2019
The Legendary Lady Day is featured on this list of 30 Greatest Voices of All Time, where her iconic vocals on “Lady Sings The Blues” are highlighted.
Billie Holiday Aug 08, 2019
75 years ago today, Billie signed to the iconic Decca record label. She was 29 and would stay with the label for 20 years, maturing from a big band vocalist in Chick Webb's band to the most acclaimed jazz singer (and greatest scat singer) around. Learn more about her Decca Records years on uDiscover.
Billie Holiday Jul 29, 2019
This edition of This Woman’s Work, a series of stories from Classic Album Sundays features a look at “Lady Sings The Blues” by Billie Holiday. Take a listen as it is noted how “she was completely fearless behind the microphone”.
Billie Holiday Jul 23, 2019
On a warm Rhode Island weekend in 1957, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday performed at the Newport Jazz Festival, singing their respective classics like "Lullaby of Birdland”, "Lady Sings the Blues," and "What a Little Moonlight Can Do." On the cusp of the festival’s 65th anniversary, we salute their long lasting tradition of presenting strong female vocalists. Check out Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday At Newport, featuring recordings from the two nights the legendary singers performed on.
Billie Holiday Jul 19, 2019
In celebration of Billie's life and legacy, listen to This Is Billie Holiday on Spotify.
Billie Holiday May 05, 2019
HOME MOVIE FOOTAGE REQUEST "BILLIE", a new feature documentary about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday is currently in production. The film will include never-heard-before interviews, archival footage and stills, and has the backing of The Billie Holiday Estate. We are looking for home-movie footage of Billie Holiday from between 1929 to 1959 for possible inclusion in the film, from a variety of countries that include the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden and Germany and many more. Such footage will enable us to delve further into Lady Day’s world, showing her candid and private moments. If you have any moving images such as home-movie footage of Billie Holiday or can point us towards a source who may possess some, New Black Films is keen to hear from you. We will be offering a negotiable fee for licensing this material. If we elect to use your footage in the film as commercially released, we will pay you a customary fee for a license to so use the footage. To get in touch, please email: [[email protected]] Thanks to Billie Holiday fans everywhere!
Billie Holiday Mar 09, 2019
Fittingly for the occasion of International Women's Day, the Estate of Billie Holiday would like to thank the City of New York, First Lady McCray and Deputy Mayor Glen for recognizing Ms. Holiday as a part of the She Built NYC initiative. It is an honor to be acknowledged alongside such admired women as Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Dr. Helen Rodríguez Trías and Katherine Walker. Billie Holiday began singing in Harlem nightclubs at the age of 14. She went on to become one of the greatest voices of her time because her talent and musical innovations were fostered by the New York City jazz scene of the 1930’s and 1940’s. More than 80 years after making her first recording, Billie’s evocative, soulful voice still echoes as a force for good. Although Billie Holiday faced adversity throughout her life, she is remembered for her musical masterpieces, her songwriting skills, creativity and courageous views on inequality and justice. We hope that this statue of Lady Day and the others that are planned will inspire the women of New York, and elsewhere, to aspire to the greatness that they are capable of despite the challenges that they face.
Billie Holiday Feb 14, 2019
“Our Love Is Here to Stay”….Today the new Billie Holiday website and the Official Billie Holiday Merch Store have launched. A fitting gift from Billie Holiday, with love. Check out the new merchandise including t-shirts, magnets and a signature Lady Day pin.
Billie Holiday Feb 14, 2019
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday Feb 13, 2019
Come back tomorrow and see how I’ve changed.
Billie Holiday Feb 13, 2019
Billie Holiday's cover photo
Billie Holiday Jan 10, 2019
#LadyDay photographed by Burt Goldblatt 1958, possibly Massachusetts but probably Central Park. Lady loved to kick back and her exquisite taste in clothes persists through the ages.
Billie Holiday Dec 24, 2018
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Years. "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm" by BIllie Holiday From the Centennial Collection - streaming now at Spotify
Billie Holiday Dec 14, 2018
To lean on a piano and sing jazz like Billie Holiday is to truly live.
Billie Holiday Nov 16, 2018
62 years ago, minutes before curtain call and nervous for one of the biggest shows of her life, Lady Day is comforted by her husband. The concert would be an autobiographical tour through her astounding life, from scrubbing stairs in Baltimore to selling out Carnegie Hall. Between each song, harrowing passages of both suffering and redemption were read aloud from her just-released book "Lady Sings The Blues". The songs were mostly of her own writing, and if they weren't, they may as well have been, because no one sang them like her. "Billie was on top, undeniably the best and most honest jazz singer alive." - Nat Henthoff. Listen to the concert now:
Billie Holiday Nov 12, 2018
60 years ago today in 1958 #LadyDay played L'Olympia Music Hall in #Paris and gave this sumptuous performance of "Trav'lin' Light" for eternity to cherish. At one point she looks into the camera and you feel as though you know her as a friend. We look back now and delight in the wisdom of her aging voice and the poignancy of her phrasing. Today we honor and adore those qualities in our elder musical heroes such as Aretha Franklin, Leonard Cohen, Mavis Staples or Tony Bennett. Hard to believe the rest of her French dates were viciously cancelled by the promoter. Despite this she would stay on in Paris and play a small club for a percentage of the door. Billie never backed down.
Billie Holiday Nov 08, 2018
Today in 1956, during a TV interview, Lady Day was asked to close her eyes and recite the words to her composition "Don't Explain" like a poet would, without singing. If the lyrics never gave you goosebumps before, they will now. Listen for yourself. https:// Hush now, don't explain O know you raise Cain I'm glad you're back, don't explain Quiet, don't explain You mixed with some dame Skip that lipstick Don't explain You know that I love you And what love endures All my thoughts of you For I'm so completely yours Cry to hear folks chatter And I know you cheat But Right or wrong, don't matter When you're with me, sweet Hush now, don't explain You're my joy and pain My life's yours, love Don't explain
Billie Holiday Oct 29, 2018
A new publicity shot May 1945, just in time for Billie’s epic run at Club Downbeat, NYC. “Billie Holiday, the thrush, is breaking all 52nd Street records,” lauds critic Walter Winchell.
Billie Holiday Oct 15, 2018
In 1957, by varying accounts, photographer Paul J. Hoeffler took this shot either at the Ridge Crest Inn, Rochester New York or Pep's Musical Bar in Philadelphia. Either way, Lady Day is epic!
Billie Holiday Oct 05, 2018
Let's put aside her musical and cultural accomplishments for a moment and just say "Wow, look at that gorgeous necklace!" #LadyDay had taste… Forever perfectly in style.
Billie Holiday Sep 28, 2018
Verve Records
Billie Holiday Sep 14, 2018
She was brave and bold… and invented the modern singing style. #BillieHoliday #LadyDay
Billie Holiday Sep 11, 2018
Verve Records
Billie Holiday Sep 04, 2018
"I'll be loving you always With a love that's true always When the things you plan Need a helping hand I will understand always, always Days may not be fair always That's when I'll be there always Not for just an hour Not for just a day Not for just a year, but always" Always from Billie's 1958 album Stay With Me. #NowPlaying
Billie Holiday Aug 17, 2018