Billie Holiday
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  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm   

1954 - 2010 re-issue/remaster on audiophile 180 g virgin Vinyl =Pressed at Pallas Germany with Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering. Billie Holiday is arguably the most well known female jazz singer ever, with Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughan being for ar

Label:  Speakers Corner Record 
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Release date: 01-06-2015(originally released in 1952)
 
2015 reissued on 180g LP- the idle breathiness of "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" finds the vocalist casually reminiscing, and Barney Kessel's warm guitar lines frame the title track beautifully. Several of Holiday's best-known recordings came from this session, including outstanding versions of "I Only Have Eyes for You" and a darkly emotional "Love for Sale," making this album far and away the best work of her later years, and certainly a noteworthy moment of her entire career. 
 
Tracks:
A1 East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
A2 Blue Moon
A3 You Go To My Head
A4 You Turned The Tables On Me
A5 Easy To Love
A6 These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)

B1 I Only Have Eyes For You
B2 Solitude
B3 Everything I Have Is Yours
B4 Love For Sale
B5 Moonglow
B6 Tenderly
B7 If The MoonTurns Green
 
Note:
The first eight songs were previously released on 10" vinyl as Billie Holiday Sings (MG C-118)
"Everything I Have Is Yours", "Love For Sale" & "Moonglow" previously released on Billie Holiday (MG C-161)
"Tenderly" previously released on An Evening With Billie Holiday (MG C-144)
 
Billie Holiday's first recordings for Norman Granz' Clef Records present a vocalist truly at the top of her craft, although she would begin a rapid decline soon thereafter. This 1952 recording (originally issued as a 10" LP, Billie Holiday Sings) places Holiday in front of small piano and tenor saxophone-led groups including jazz luminaries such as Oscar Peterson and Charlie Shavers, where her gentle phrasing sets the tone for the sessions, evoking lazy evenings and dreamy afternoons. The alcoholism and heroin use that would be her downfall by the end of this decade seems to be almost unfathomable during these recordings since Holiday is in as fine a voice as her work in the '30s, and the musical environment seems ideal for these slow torch songs. Solitude runs as the common theme throughout these 16 tracks; the idle breathiness of "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" finds the vocalist casually reminiscing, and Barney Kessel's warm guitar lines frame the title track beautifully. Several of Holiday's best-known recordings came from this session, including outstanding versions of "I Only Have Eyes for You" and a darkly emotional "Love for Sale," making this album far and away the best work of her later years, and certainly a noteworthy moment of her entire career.
 
 
 
Features:
- Pure Virgin vinyl 180 gram 
- Classic Jazz LPs 
- Collector's Edition 
- Newly remastered 
- Deluxe inner sleeves 
- One pressing limited edition
Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Label: Speakers Corner Record
Originally released: 1956
This release: 2004
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