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Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters

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Billie Holiday

The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters

Verve Music Group

2010

In 1959, Nina Simone made a black-pride point about her hit single, “I Loves You Porgy," very publicly proclaiming that she refused to use the (to her) demeaning dialect pronunciation “loves," substituting “love." It was the same year ...