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Author Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959, performer.

Title The original Decca recordings, 1944-1950 [sound recording] / Billie Holiday.

Publication Info. New York, NY : GRP, [1991]
1991

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Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 023100
Description performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Series GRP presents the legendary masters of jazz
GRP presents the legendary masters of jazz.
Note Jazz vocals.
Performer Billie Holiday, vocals, with various musicians.
Event Recorded 1944-1950, principally in New York.
Note Compact discs.
Analog recording.
Contains previously released material, as well as unreleased versions and alternate takes.
Program notes with discography by Steven Lasker (39 pages : illustrations (some color)) inserted in container.
Contents Disc one. Lover man (Oh, where can you be?) / Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman, Roger "Ram" Ramirez (3:15) -- No more / Toots Camarata, Bob Russell (2:45) -- No more : alternate / Toots Carmarata, Bob Russell (3:03) -- That ole devil called love / Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher (2:52) -- Don't explain : first version / Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr. (2:53) -- Big stuff : first version / Leornard Bernstein (2:26) -- Don't explain / Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr. (3:21) -- Big stuff : second version / Leonard Bernstein (2:57) -- You better go now / Robert Graham, Bickley Reichner (2:34) -- What is this thing called love / Cole Porter (3:04) -- Good morning heartache / Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher (3:05) -- No good man : previously unissued alternate / Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher, Sammy Gallop (3:21) -- No good man / Irene Higginbotham, Dan Fisher, Sammy Gallop (3:05) -- Big stuff : previously unissued breakdown and chatter / Leonard Bernstein (0:22) -- Big stuff : previously unissued third version / Leonard Bernstein (2:44) -- Big stuff / Leonard Bernstein (2:29) -- Baby, I don't cry over you : previously unissued alternate / Morton Krouse (3:10) -- Baby, I don't cry over you / Morton Krouse (3:09) -- I'll look around : previously unissued alternate / George Cory, Douglass Cross (3:13) -- I'll look around / George Cory, Douglass Cross (3:12) -- The blues are brewin' / Louis Alter, Eddie DeLange (3:00) -- Guilty : previously unissued alternate / Gus Kahn, Harry Akst, Richard Whiting (2:50) -- Guilty : previously unissued breakdown and chatter / Gus Kahn, Harry Akst, Richard Whiting (1:04) -- Guilty / Gus Kahn, Harry Akst, Richard Whiting (3:11) -- Deep song / George Cory, Douglass Cross (3:10) -- There is no greater love / Isham Jones, Marty Symes (2:56).
Disc two. Easy living / Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger (3:11) -- Solitude : previously unissued alternate / Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills (3:12) -- Solitude / Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills (3:08) -- Weep no more / Gordan Jenkins, Tom Adair (3:19) -- Girls were made to take care of boys / Ralph Blane (3:11) -- I loves you Porgy / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Du Bose Heyward (2:55) -- My man : previously unissued alternate = Mon homme / Maurice Yvain, Albert Williametz, Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock (3:08) -- My man = Mon homme / Maurice Yvain, Albert Williametz, Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock (3:19) -- 'Tain't nobody's business if I do : previously unissued alternate / Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins (3:15) -- 'Tain't nobody's business if I do / Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins (3:19) -- Baby get lost / Leonard Feather (3:13) -- Keeps on a-rainin' / Spencer Williams, Max Kortlander (3:14) -- Them there eyes / Maceo Pinkard, William Tracey, Doris Tauber (2:48) -- Do your duty / Wesley "Sox" Wilson (3:14) -- Gimme a pigfoot (and a bottle of beer) / Wesley "Sox" Wilson (2:43) -- You can't lose a broken heart / James P. Johnson, Flournoy E. Miller (3:13) -- My sweet hunk o' trash / James P. Johnson, Flournoy E. Miller (3:18) -- Now or never / Curtis R. Lewis, Billie Holiday (3:15) -- You're my thrill / Jay Gorney, Sidney Claire (3:23) -- Crazy he calls me / Carl Sigman, Bob Russell (3:03) -- Please tell me now / Arnold Clawson, Toussaint Pope (3:12) -- Somebody's on my mind / Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr. (2:55) -- God bless the child / Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr. (3:08) -- This is heaven to me / Ernest Schweikert, Frank Reardon (2:50).
Subject Jazz -- 1941-1950.
Blues (Music) -- 1941-1950.
Jazz vocals.
Blues (Music) (OCoLC)fst00835056
Jazz. (OCoLC)fst00982165
Jazz vocals. (OCoLC)fst00982216
Jazz (Chants)
Genre/Form Alternate takes (Sound recordings) (OCoLC)fst01752722
Alternate takes (Sound recordings)
Jazz.
Blues (Music)
Songs.
Added Author Adair, Tom, 1913-1988.
Akst, Harry, 1894-1963.
Alter, Louis, 1902-1980.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Blane, Ralph.
Camarata, Salvadore, 1913-2005.
Charles, Jacques, 1882-1971.
Clare, Sidney, 1892-1972.
Clawson, Arnold.
Cory, George, 1920-1978.
Cross, Douglass.
Davis, Jimmy, 1915-1997.
De Lange, Eddie.
Drake, Ervin.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Feather, Leonard, 1914-1994.
Fisher, Dan.
Fisher, Doris, 1915-2003.
Gallop, Sammy, 1915-1971.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990.
Graham, Robert, 1912-1992.
Grainger, Porter.
Herzog, Arthur, Jr.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Higginbotham, Irene.
Jenkins, Gordon.
Johnson, James P. (James Price), 1894-1955.
Jones, Isham, 1894-1956.
Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941.
Kortlander, Max, 1890-1961.
Krouse, Morton.
Lewis, Curtis, 1918-1969.
Miller, Flournoy E., 1886-1971.
Mills, Irving, 1894-1985.
Pinkard, Maceo, 1897-1962.
Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946.
Pope, Toussaint.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964.
Rainger, Ralph, 1901-1942.
Ramirez, Ram, 1913-1994.
Reardon, Frank.
Reichner, Bickley, 1905-1989.
Robbins, Everett.
Roberts, Allan, 1905-1966.
Robin, Leo.
Russell, Bob, 1914-1970.
Schweikert, Ernest G.
Sherman, Jimmy.
Sigman, Carl.
Symes, Marty, 1904-1953.
Tauber, Doris, 1907-1996.
Tracey, William, 1893-1957.
Whiting, Richard A., 1891-1938.
Willemetz, Albert.
Williams, Spencer, 1889-1965.
Wilson, Wesley, 1893-1958.
Yvain, Maurice, 1891-1965.
Lasker, Steven, writer of supplementary textual material.
Decca Records (Firm)
MCA Records, Inc.
GRP Records.
Note Title on container: Complete Decca recordings
Standard No. 011105060127
1110506012
Music No. GRD2-601 GRP

 
    
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