Billie Holiday - The Billie Holiday Songbook
  • Singer: Billie Holiday
  • Title: The Billie Holiday Songbook
  • Size MP3 ver: 1426 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1529 mb
  • Formats: MP3 FLAC AAC MP4 MMF MP2 APE MP1 AA
  • Genre: Jazz, Blues
  • Rating: 4.6 of 5
  • Label: Verve Records ‎– P2-23246
    Series: Verve Great American Songbooks –
    Type: CD, Compilation, Club Edition
    Country: US
    Date of released: 1986
    Category: Jazz, Blues
    Style: Swing
Billie Holiday - The Billie Holiday Songbook

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Good Morning Heartache
Written-By – Dan Fisher, Erwin Drake*, Irene Higginbotham
3:28
2 My Man
Written-By – Albert Willemetz, Channing Pollock, Jacques Charles, Maurice Yvain
2:36
3 Billie's Blues 3:26
4 What A Litle Moonlight Can Do
Written-By – Harry Woods
3:11
5 Don't Explain
Written-By – Arthur Herzog*
2:33
6 Lady Sings The Blues
Written-By – Herbie Nichols
3:44
7 Lover Man
Written-By – Jimmy Davis, James Sherman*, Ram Ramirez*
2:57
8 God Bless The Child
Written-By – Arthur Herzog*
3:58
9 Fine And Mellow 3:25
10 I Cried For You
Written-By – Abe Lyman, Alfred Freed*, Gus Arnheim
2:27
11 Strange Fruit
Written-By – Lewis Allan
3:03
12 Stormy Blues 3:24
13 Trav'lin' Light
Written-By – Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer, Trummy Young
3:08
14 I Cover The Waterfront
Written-By – Edward Heyman, Johnny Green
3:47

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Columbia House – P2-23246

Credits

  • Bass – Aaron Bell (tracks: 1, 6, 8, 11, 13), Carson Smith (tracks: 3, 4, 9, 10, 14), Milt Hinton (tracks: 7), Ray Brown (tracks: 2, 4, 10), Red Callender (tracks: 12)
  • Clarinet – Tony Scott (tracks: 1, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14)
  • Drums – Chico Hamilton (tracks: 3, 5, 9, 12, 14), Don Lamond (tracks: 7), Ed Shaughnessy (tracks: 4, 10), Gus Johnson (tracks: 2), Lenny McBrowne (tracks: 1, 6, 8, 10, 13)
  • Guitar – Barney Kessel (tracks: 12), Freddie Green (tracks: 2), Herb Ellis (tracks: 4, 10), Kenny Burrell (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14)
  • Piano – Bobby Tucker (tracks: 12), Carl Drinkard (tracks: 3, 5, 9, 14), Mal Waldron (tracks: 7), Oscar Peterson (tracks: 2, 4. 10), Wynton Kelly (tracks: 1, 6, 8, 11, 13)
  • Producer – Leonard Feather (tracks: 7), Norman Granz
  • Reissue Producer – Richard Seidel
  • Saxophone [Alto] – Willie "The Lion" Smith (tracks: 12)
  • Saxophone [Tenor] – Al Cohn (tracks: 8, 14), Coleman Hawkins (tracks: 3), Paul Quinichette (tracks: 1, 2, 6, 8, 13)
  • Trumpet – Buck Clayton (tracks: 7, 9, 14), Charlie Shavers (tracks: 1, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 13), Harry Edison (tracks: 12), Joe Newman (tracks: 2), Roy Eldridge (tracks: 3)
  • Vocals – Billie Holiday
  • Written-By – Billie Holiday (tracks: 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12)

Notes

1, 6, 8, 11, 13 recorded June 7, 1956 in New York
2 recorded July 27, 1952 in New York
3, 5, 9, 14 recorded November 10, 1956 in New York
4, 10 recorded April 14, 1954 in New York
7 recorded live September 26, 1958 in Connecticut
12 recorded September 3, 1954 in Los Angeles

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 20831-1179-2 86
  • Barcode (Scanned): 020831117920

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
823 246-1 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Songbook ‎(LP, Comp) Verve Records 823 246-1 Germany 1985
P4 23246 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Songbook ‎(Cass, Comp, Club, RM, Dol) Verve Records P4 23246 US 1985
823 246-2 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Songbook ‎(CD, Comp) Verve Records 823 246-2 Germany 1986
823 246-1 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Songbook ‎(LP, Comp) Verve Records 823 246-1 Germany 1985
831 666-1, 831666-1 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Songbook ‎(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Verve Records, Verve Records 831 666-1, 831666-1 Brazil 1987




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