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Billie Holiday: Blue Billie

Read "Blue Billie" reviewed by Charlie B. Dahan

Columbia’s Legacy label breaks up the recent all-encompassing Billie Holiday box set into three different themed collections.

The Legacy label takes a look at Billie’s work in the blues idiom on “Blue Billie.” Many of these recordings are quite familiar to many Billie fans, such as “God Bless the Child: and “Night and ...

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Billie Holiday: Blue Billie

Read "Blue Billie" reviewed by Jim Santella

Few singers could interpret with the conviction Billie Holiday used in delivering her musical love letters. She had a personal appeal that led us to believe we were listening to a dear relative sing, and that the audience was just us. Whether she was eyeing the waterfront in search of a soon-to-return loved one, or complaining ...