Tag: Billie Holiday

M. Ward, Think of Spring, 2020 on Anti-

One of my favorite recent buys. M. Ward redoes Billie Holiday’s 1958 Lady in Satin. I loved his cover of Bowie’s Let’s Dance, and these standards take well…

Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, and Sarah Vaughan; Billie, Ella, Lena, Sarah; 1958 compilation on Harmony.

Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, and Sarah Vaughan; Billie, Ella, Lena, Sarah; 1958 compilation on Harmony. Harmony was a “budget” sub-label of Columbia, revived in 1957,┬Éselling LPs…

Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues, 1956 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues, 1956 on @ververecords Classic Billie – first on Clef in 1956, then on Verve My copy is a 2020 Vinyl Me, Please…

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve. Originally on Clef, then released on Verve (which absorbed Clef in 1956 – both…

Carmen McRae, Carmen McRae Sings Lover Man and Other Billie Holiday Classics, 1962 on Columbia.

Carmen McRae, Carmen McRae Sings Lover Man and Other Billie Holiday Classics, 1962 on Columbia. My copy is a 1981 reissue as part of the Jazz Odyssey Series….