Lady Sings the Blues – Billie Holiday

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180 gram audiophile vinyl LP

From Wikipedia:

Lady Sings the Blues is an album by American jazz vocalist Billie Holiday released in December 1956. It was Holiday’s last album released on Clef Records; the following year, the label would be absorbed by Verve Records. Lady Sings the Blues was taken from sessions taped during 1954 and 1956. It was released simultaneously with her ghostwritten autobiography of the same name.

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BILLIE HOLIDAY, vocals, plus:

ON SIDE A & B1-B2:
Charlie Shavers (tp), Tony Scott (cl, arr), Paul Quinichette (ts),
Wynton Kelly (p), Kenny Burrell (g), Aaron Bell (b), Lennie McBrowne (d).
New York, June 6-7, 1956.

ON TRACKS B3-B7:
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Willie Smith (as), Bobby Tucker (p),
Barney Kessel (g), Red Callender (b), Chico Hamilton (d).

“I Thought About You” is a Billie Holiday-Bobby Tucker duet.
Los Angeles, September 3, 1954.

“Stormy Blues” was originally issued in 1955 on the single Clef 89141.
All original sessions produced by Norman Granz.

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Description

SIDE A:

01 TRAV’LIN’ LIGHT
02 I MUST HAVE THAT MAN!
03 SOME OTHER SPRING
04 LADY SINGS THE BLUES
05 STRANGE FRUIT
06 GOD BLESS THE CHILD

SIDE B:

01 GOOD MORNING, HEARTACHE
02 NO GOOD MAN
03 LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME
04 TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS
05 WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
06 I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU
07 STORMY BLUES (*)

(*) BONUS TRACK: Not included on the original LP.