Billie Holiday
Lady Day ( Greatest Hits)

  1 x LP   180grs     

2017 EU pressing on 180g LP -A compilation of Billie Holiday's finest songs. including "That Old Devil Called Love", "Summertime " , " God Bless the Child", "Strange Fruit", "Body and Soul "and "The Man I Love" among others.

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Release date: 10-12-2017

2017 EU repressing on 180g LP-  Signed to Decca in 1944 to record one of her biggest hits Lover Man, a song written especially for her she continued recording for Decca throughout the 40s finally gaining the musical respect she so deserved.

Tracks:
A1. That Old Devil Called Love
A2. What a Little Moonlight Can Do
A3. God Bless the Child
A4. Summertime
A5. Georgia On My Mind
A6. Strange Fruit
A7. Body and Soul
A8. The Man I Love

B9. Stormy Weather
B10. I Loves You Porgy
B11. Gloomy Sunday
B12. Miss Brown to You
B13. Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)
B14. When Your Lover Has Gone
B15. A Fine Romance

During this time she recorded some of her best material including Taint Nobodys Business, If I Do Good Morning Heartache Them There Eyes and Crazy He Calls Me The 40s marked the height of her stardom but also the beginning of her untimely demise and in 1947 she was sentenced to prison for heroin possession Despite this these recordings represent some of her best work and therefore some of the best music ever recorded in the genre Holiday had finally climbed the ladder to success and she got there not because she played by the rules but precisely because she always refused to. 

 

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33rpm
Label: bellevue
This release: 2017
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