Lady Sings the Blues > Billie Holiday


Recording Details

Date
September 3, 1954
Type
Audio / Vocal Recording
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Recording Studio
Capitol Studios / Fine Sound Studios
Music
Irving Berlin (692), Harvey O. Brooks (2), Walter Donaldson (114), Ervin Drake (11), Dan Fisher, Arthur Herzog Jr. (3), Irene Higginbotham, Billie Holiday (169), Jimmy McHugh (228), Abel Meeropol, Jimmy Mundy (4), Ann Ronell [1] (17), Various (588), Thomas "Fats" Waller (71), Richard Whiting (85), Trummy Young
Lyrics
Irving Berlin (692), Harvey O. Brooks (2), Ervin Drake (11), Dorothy Fields (369), Dan Fisher, Arthur Herzog Jr. (3), Irene Higginbotham, Billie Holiday (169), Gus Kahn (226), Abel Meeropol, Johnny Mercer (493), Randy Razaf, Ann Ronell [1] (17), Various (588)
Producer
Norman Granz (74)
Performer
Billie Holiday (169)
Notes
Recorded June 6, 7, 1956 New York City, Fine Sound Studios; September 3 1954, Los Angeles, Capitol Studios
Shortcode
[r7295]

Releases (6)

Title
The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. 3: Recital by Billie Holiday
Format
CD
Label
Verve Records 521868
Released
2013-02-04
Barcode
731452186829
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Also Contains
An Evening with Billie Holiday - 1952 Billie Holiday
Includes Tracks From
Billie Holiday - 1952 Billie Holiday
# Tracks
15
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
6 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl45030]
1. My Man (2:37)
2. Lover, Come Back to Me
song from The New Moon
(3:35)
3. Stormy Weather (3:42)
4. Yesterdays
song from Roberta
(2:48)
5. He's Funny That Way (3:11)
6. I Can't Face the Music (3:14)
7. How Deep Is the Ocean? (2:57)
8. What A Little Moonlight Can Do (3:11)
9. I Cried For You (2:26)
10. Love Me Or Leave Me
song from Whoopee
(2:34)
11. P.S. I Love You (2:36)
12. Too Marvelous For Words (2:11)
13. Softly (2:55)
14. I Thought About You (2:46)
15. Willow Weep for Me (3:06)
16. Stormy Blues (3:27)
Title
The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. 4: Lady Sings the Blues
Format
CD
Label
Polygram 521429
Released
1995-03-21
Barcode
731452142924
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Also Contains
Stay with Me - 1955 Billie Holiday
Liner Notes
John Chilton
Producer
Leroy Lovett (5), Tony Scott (9)
# Tracks
16
Length
1:16:34
Lists
8 collectors / 1 wish list
History
4 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9660]
1. Say It Isn't So
song from Blue Skies
(3:01)
2. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
song from On the Avenue
(3:55)
3. I Wished On The Moon (6:48)
4. Always
song from The Cocoanuts
(3:57)
5. Everything Happens To Me (6:20)
6. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (5:00)
7. Ain't Misbehavin'
song from Hot Chocolates
(4:38)
8. Trav'lin' Light
song from Summer Holiday
(3:07)
9. I Must Have That Man (3:04)
10. Some Other Spring (3:36)
11. Lady Sings the Blues (3:44)
12. Strange Fruit (3:01)
13. God Bless the Child (3:58)
14. Good Morning Heartache (3:29)
15. No Good Man (3:18)
16. Rehearsal for "God Bless the Child" (15:38)
Format
LP
Label
Clef MGC 721
Released
1956
Country
US
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# Tracks
12
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl45027]
A1. Lady Sings the Blues (3:46)
A2. Trav'lin' Light
song from Summer Holiday
(3:08)
A3. I Must Have That Man (3:04)
A4. Some Other Spring (3:36)
A5. Strange Fruit (3:05)
A6. No Good Man (3:18)
B1. God Bless the Child (4:00)
B2. Good Morning Heartache (3:28)
B3. Love Me Or Leave Me
song from Whoopee
(2:38)
B4. Too Marvelous For Words (2:16)
B5. Willow Weep for Me (3:08)
B6. I Thought About You (2:47)

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Title
Timeless Classic Albums
Format
5-CD
Region
All Regions
Label
DOL Records DOLCD0035
Released
2017-01-06
Barcode
889397000172
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Also Contains
At Jazz at the Philharmonic - 1945 Billie Holiday
Music For Torching - 1955 Billie Holiday
Rare West Coast Recordings - Billie Holiday
Velvet Mood - 1956 Billie Holiday
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
5 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl63278]

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Format
CD
Label
Jazz Images
Released
2016-09-23
Barcode
8437012830615
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# Tracks
24
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl53116]
1. Trav lin Light (Johnny Mercer-Jimmy Mundy-Trummy Young) 3:12
2. I Must Have That Man! (Jimmy Mchugh-Dorothy Fields) 3:08
3. Some Other Spring (Arthur Herzog Jr.-Irene Kitchings) 3:41
4. Lady Sings The Blues (Herbie Nichols-Billie Holiday) 3:48
5. Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) 3:06
6. God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday-Arthur Herzog Jr.) 4:01
7. Good Morning, Heartache (Ervin Drake-Dan Fisher-Irene Higginbotham) 3:33
8. No Good Man (Sammy Gallop-Dan Fisher-Irene Higginbotham) 3:20
9. Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson-Gus Kahn) 2:36
10. Too Marvelous For Words (Richard Whiting-Johnny Mercer) 2:14
11. Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) 3:08
12. I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen-Johnny Mercer) 2:48
13. P.S. I Love You (Gordon Jenkins-Johnny Mercer) 3:37*
14. Softly (Eddie Beal-Joe Greene) 2:57*
15. Stormy Blues (Billie Holiday) 3:28*
16. Announcement By Johnny Mercer 0:41
17. Lady Be Good (George & Ira Gershwin) [Theme] 0:10
18. Nice Work If You Can Get It (George & Ira Gershwin) 2:38
19. Willow, Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) 3:08
20. My Man (Johnny Mercer-Jacques Prévert-Joseph Kosma) 3:29
21. Lover, Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg-Oscar Hammerstein Ii) 2:05
22. Lady Sings The Blues (Herbie Nichols-Billie Holiday) 2:59
23. What A Little Moonlight Can Do (Harry Woods) 2:53
24. Lady Be Good (George & Ira Gershwin) [Theme & Closing Announcements] 0:18

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Title
5 Original Albums
Format
5-CD
Label
Verve 5076603
Released
2016-03-25
Barcode
600753590911
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Also Contains
All Or Nothing At All - 1959 Billie Holiday
Body And Soul - 1957 Billie Holiday
Songs For Distingue Lovers - 1958 Billie Holiday
Stay with Me - 1955 Billie Holiday
Notes
Lady Sings the Blues, Body and Soul, Songs for Distingue Lovers, Stay With Me; and All or Nothing at All.
# Tracks
45
Lists
0 collectors / 1 wish list
History
5 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl50368]
1. Lady Sings The Blues
2. Trav'lin Light (Album Version)
3. I Must Have That Man!
4. Some Other Spring
5. Strange Fruit
6. No Good Man
7. God Bless The Child
8. Good Morning Heartache
9. Love Me Or Leave Me
10. Too Marvelous For Words
11. Willow Weep For Me
12. I Thought About You
1. Body And Soul
2. They Can't Take That Away From Me (Album Version)
3. Darn That Dream
4. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
5. Comes Love (Master Take 4)
6. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
7. Embraceable You
8. Moonlight In Vermont
1. Day In Day Out
2. A Foggy Day
3. Stars Fell On Alabama
4. One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
5. Just One Of Those Things
6. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
1. I Wished On The Moon ("Stay With Me" Version)
2. Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You)
3. Everything Happens To Me
4. Say It Isn't So ("All Of Nothing At All" Version)
5. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
6. Always
7. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me ("All Of Nothing At All" Version)
1. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me ("All Of Nothing At All" Version)
2. Cheek To Cheek
3. Ill Wind
4. Speak Low
5. I Wished On The Moon ("All Of Nothing At All" Version)
6. But Not For Me
7. All Or Nothing At All
8. We'll Be Together Again
9. Sophisticated Lady
10. April In Paris
11. Say It Isn't So ("All Of Nothing At All" Version)
12. Love Is Here To Stay

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