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Billie HolidayBillie Holiday At Storyville ... CD
Storyville/Black Lion, 1951/1953. Used ... $4.99
Features three tracks with Stan Getz on tenor. CD
(Out of print, original Black Lion CD pressing.)

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Billie HolidayBillie Holiday Songbook ... CD
Verve, 1950s. Used ... $1.99
14 tracks from her Verve recordings – including "My Man", "God Bless The Child", "Fine & Mellow", "Travelin Light", "Strange Fruit", "Lover Man", "Lady Sings The Blues", and "Billie's Blues". CD

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Billie HolidayBillie Holiday's Greatest Hits (Decca) ... LP
Decca/MCA, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s pressing. Cover has an index label with clear tape on the spine.)

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Billie HolidayBillie's Blues ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 50s-1960s. Used ... $1.99
Tracks include "Blue Moon", "All Of Me", "I Cried For You", "Trav'lin' Light", and the title track, "Billie's Blues". CD
(Out of print.)

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Billie HolidayCheek To Cheek ... CD
Success, Used ... $1.99
With 16 tracks including "Lady Sings The Blues", "Love Is Here To Stay", "Love Me Or Leave Me", "April In Paris", and "God Bless The Child". CD

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Billie HolidayCommodore Master Takes ... CD
GRP, Late 30s/1940s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Billie HolidayEssence Of Billie Holiday ... CD
Legacy, 1940s/1950s. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Billie HolidayFine & Mellow ... CD
Telstar, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $2.99
A collection of "live" performances pulled from old radio transcription discs. Tracks include "Lover Man", "Same Old Story", "Willow Weep For Me", and "What A Little Moonlight Can Do" and feature Lester Young, Mal Waldron, Roy Eldridge, and Charles Mingus. CD
(Booklet has some light age spots on the back.)

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Billie HolidayFine & Mellow – Live ... CD
Starline, 1940s. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Billie HolidayGod Bless The Child ... CD
Spotlight, 1940s/1950s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Billie HolidayLady Day (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1930s/Early 40s. Good ... $9.99
Titles include "Miss Brown To You", "If You Were Mine", "What A Little Moonlight Can Do", "Billie's Blues", "I Cried For You", "I Must Have That Man", and "Easy Living". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red & gold label pressing. Vinyl has numerous press flaw bumps that play with pops and thumps. Cover has surface wear, aging, and ink stamps on back.)

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Billie HolidayLady Day – The Storyville Concerts ... CD
Jazz Door, 1951/1953/1959. Used 2CDs ... $9.99
Three different Billie Holiday dates almost a decade apart – all recorded at Boston's famed Storyville jazz club. Players include Mal Waldron, Stan Getz, Marquis Foster, Carl Drinkard, Jimmy Woode, and Roy Haynes. CD

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Billie HolidayLady In Satin (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1958. Used ... $1.99
One of Billie's last recordings, and an incredibly striking batch of songs arranged by Ray Ellis with a sad, fragile edge that's perfect for the style of her later work. Billie's voice is faltering, but in a way that only makes the songs sound more personal and more compelling – and although most of the tunes on the set are standards, Billie's presentation of them completely transforms the numbers, and we can bet you'll never heard these songs the same way again after hearing this album! Titles include "Violets For Your Furs", "You've Changed", "But Beautiful", "Glad To Be Unhappy", "I'll Be Around", and "I'm A Fool To Want You". CD
(Tray card is missing one spine.)

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Billie HolidayLady's Decca Days Vol 1 ... CD
Decca/MCA, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Billie HolidayQuintessential Billie Holiday Vol 9 – 1940 to 1942 ... CD
Columbia, Early 40s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayReal Billie Holiday Story – The Real Lady Day Sings The Blues ... LP
Commodore/Continental, Mid 40s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Soulmate pressing.)

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Billie Holiday/Sonhouse AllstarsBillie – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Verve, New Copy ... On November 13, 2020
... CD

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Billie Holiday/Sonhouse AllstarsBillie – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Verve, New Copy ... On November 13, 2020
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Bettye LaVette, Billie Holiday, Nina SimoneOriginal Grooves – Bettye LaVette, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone EP (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Verve, New Copy ... On November 27, 2020
(Note: This item is not for sale online until noon on Friday, November 27. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day Drops rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago the morning of Friday, November 27. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, after noon on November 27 we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Billie HolidayElla Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday At Newport ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two of the biggest singers who ever worked for Verve Records – captured perfectly at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957! Ella Fitzgerald steps out with a strong, lively groove on the first half of the set – swinging things with a looser, more upbeat quality than on some of her mellower Verve studio sets of the late 50s – really grooving it up with small combo backing from the trio of pianist Don Abney! Billie Holiday also gets some small combo backing too – a hip trio with Mal Waldron on piano, Joe Benjamin on bass, and Jo Jones on drums – often a bit more laidback than the group on Ella's sides, but in a great way that helps Holiday hit a very intimate sound, even before this large audience. Ella sings "This Can't Be Love", "Body & Soul", "April In Paris", "I Got A Crush On You", and "Airmail Special" – and Billie sings "Nice Work If You Can Get It", "What A Little Moonlight Can Do", "My Man", "Willow Weep For Me", and "Lady Sings The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and a half split top seam.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayAin't Nobody's Business If I Do (4LP Box Set) ... LP
CBS, 1975. Very Good+ 4LP Box Set ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Book Of The Month pressing, missing the booklet.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayBillie Holiday – Commodore Jazz Classics ... LP
Commodore/Mainstream, Late 40s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A full LP that compiles Billie's famous sides for the Commodore label in New York – recorded between 1939 and 1944, with accompaniment by the Eddy Heywood group and/or orchestra, plus additional sides led by pianist Sonny White. Titles include "Strange Fruit" (the original 1939 version), "Fine & Mellow", "Lover Come Back To Me", and "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Billie HolidayComplete Billie Holiday On Verve – 1945 to 1959 (10 CD set) ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Used 10 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing stuff – a really incredible dip into the life, mind, and music of Billie Holiday – with some rare studio banter that's almost as compelling as her famous recordings for Verve! Amazing package, too – a real standard-setter for CDs when it came out! CD
(Out of print original numbered, limited edition pressing.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayHistory Of The Real Billie Holiday ... LP
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayLady Day Sings – My Man/Lover Man/Etc ... LP
Gozo, Late 30s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayLast Recording ... LP
Verve, 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Billie Holiday's last recording – and a really beautiful little set that's a perfect cap to her all-too-short career! The album's got a style that's similar to the better-known Lady In Satin album – with backings from Ray Ellis that are a bit more lush than those used during the Verve years, but which also provide some much-needed focus to the music too – a quality that's still strongly jazz-based, but almost seem to refresh Holiday's singing a bit. Make no mistake, Billie's definitely in her later years here – but that also makes for an instantly heartbreaking quality too – a mode that's distinctly Holiday all the way through, with echoes of her hardship throughout most of the tunes. Soloists include Gene Quill on alto, Sweets Edison on trumpet, and Jimmy Cleveland on trombone – and titles include "All The Way", "Don't Worry 'Bout Me", "Sometimes I'm Happy", "Deed I Do", and "All Of You". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayQuintessential Billie Holiday Vol 3 – 1936 to 1937 ... LP
Columbia, 1936/1937. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayThem There Eyes/Body & Soul ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1947. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayVerve Silver Collection ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Over an hour of music – and tracks that include "I Wished On The Moon", "Comes Love", "Darn That Dream", "Body & Soul", "Embraceable You", "We'll Be Together Again", and "All Or Nothing At All". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayBillie Holiday (Commodore) ... LP
Commodore, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A full LP that compiles Billie's famous sides for the Commodore label in New York – recorded between 1939 and 1944, with accompaniment by the Eddy Heywood group and/or orchestra, plus additional sides led by pianist Sonny White. Titles include "Strange Fruit" (the original 1939 version), "How Am I To Know", "Fine & Mellow", "I'll Get By", "My Old Flame", "Lover Come Back To Me", "As Time Goes By", and "I Love My Man (Billie's Blues)". You can't get any more classic than this! LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s Commodore Classics pressing in a barcode cover.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayL'Art Vocal Vol 1 – 1935 to 1939 ... CD
L'Art Vocal (France), Late 30s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes 22 tracks. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayBillie Holiday Vol 2 – 1953 to 1956 – Radio & TV Broadcasts ... LP
ESP, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Features a few Carnegie Hall appearances, one with Count Basie and Lester Young – and TV work on The Tonight Show and The Comeback Story! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Billie HolidayCompact Jazz – Billie Holiday Live ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes 20 tracks and features essential work with Lester Young and Mal Waldron. CD

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✨✧ Billie HolidayQuintessential Billie Holiday Vol 1 – 1933 to 1935 ... CD
Columbia, 1936. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ John SzwedBillie Holiday – The Musician & The Myth (hardcover) ... Book
Viking, 2015. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
John Szwed has given us pivotal books on Miles Davis and Sun Ra – and this time around, he's turning his eye to the life and music of Billie Holiday – offering up a very fresh vision of the oft-told tale of the singer and her career! As the title might imply, Szwed gets past the myth that so often surrounds Holiday's tragic life, and really looks at the singer and her groundbreaking approach to her music – almost looking at things from a technical perspective instead of a personal one – but while also addressing some of the overwrought cliches that have crept into a mainstream understanding of her recordings. There's still plenty of jazz history and biography in the mix – but Szwed almost chooses to start anew with the story, and in doing so, present us with one of the most compelling accounts of Billie and her music to date. 230 pages, hardcover. Book

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✨✧ Chet BakerBaker's Holiday – Chet Baker Plays & Sings Billie Holiday ... CD
Verve, 1965/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Chet Baker's best albums of the mid 60s – a tribute to Billie Holiday, one that has him both singing and playing, with a hip group that includes Hank Jones, Richard Davis, Seldon Powell, and Connie Kay. The format is quite nice, with arrangements by Jimmy Mundy that have just the right amount of darkness for the material, yet which also have a slightly whimsical touch that makes the record a lot more than just a straight tribute album. Titles include "There Is No Greater Love", "Easy Living", "Travelin' Light", and others associated with the late, great one. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Terence BlanchardBillie Holiday Songbook ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
Featuring Jeanie Bryson on vocals. Tracks include "Detour Ahead", "In My Solitude", "I Cried For You", "Don't Explain", "Strange Fruit", "Lady Sings The Blues", and "What A Little Moonlight Can Do". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jerry Dantzic/Grayson DantzicBillie Holiday At Sugar Hill (hardcover) ... Book
Thames & Hudson, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really lovely late-life portrait of Billie Holiday – an oversize book that's filled with black and white photographs taken during the month of April, 1957 – when Billie was headlining at the Sugar Hill club in Newark! Holiday's late troubles are well-known, and often etched upon her face on album covers from the period – but this book really gets past some of those too-familiar cliches, and captures the singer in a range of really vivid ways – onstage and off, outside and in, alone or with family, and always a really fantastic subject for the camera. Book is 144 pages, hardcover, oversize, and black and white. Book
 
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Abbey LincolnAbbey Sings Billie – Live At The UJC Vol 2 ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... $16.99
Abbey Lincoln takes on the legacy of Billie Holiday – in a strong live set recorded with a small group at the end of the 80s! The setting's a bit more relaxed here than on some of Abbey's other albums of the period – a bit looser and sometimes more languid, but only in the best sort of ways to get at the moodiness of Billie Holiday's approach to the tunes. A few numbers seem to bristle with a bit more of that Abbey Lincoln sense of pride – that righteous legacy that runs straight from Billie's classic "Strange Fruit" – but overall, the spirit of Holiday's more traditional approach definitely guides the performance. The group's a quartet – with Harold Vick on tenor – and titles on this second volume include "For All We Know", "No More", "Gimme A Pigfoot", "God Bless The Child", "For Heaven's Sake", and "Don't Explain". CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Birdland All StarsBirdland All Stars Live At Carnegie Hall ... CD
Roulette, 1954. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
A smoking set of all-star performances – recorded at Carnegie Hall in 1954, and with a sense of tremendous talent that may well blow away some of the Jazz At The Philharmonic sets of the time! The material here is heavy on Count Basie performances – excellent material from that period when he was really hitting full power again on Verve – with strong solos from Frank Foster and Frank Wess on reeds, plus work from Joe Newman on trumpet! Lester Young's tenor also joins Basie's group at one point – and Sarah Vaughan sings with the group too – but the set also features some more Verve-like performances – from Charlie Parker on alto, and Billie Holiday on vocals, who gets almost one side of the record to herself. There's a huge amount of material on the double-length set – and titles include "My Funny Valentine", "Cool Blues", and "The Song Is You" by Charlie Parker; "Them There Eyes", "My Man", and "Lover Man" by Billie Holiday; "Saturday", "Time", "That Old Devil Moon", and "Don't Blame Me" by Sarah Vaughan; and "Lullaby Of Birdland", "Sure Thing", "Perdido", "Blues Backstage", and "You For Me" by Count Basie. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Karen DaltonIn My Own Time ... CD
Light In The Attic, 1971. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Enigmatic folk rock and soulful bluesy vocals from Karen Dalton – her legendary lost 1971 album that's credited with inspiring some the most idiosyncratic work by folk rock superstars and contemporary freak folk heroes alike! Karen was a fixture on the 60s NY folk scene – Dylan even gives her props in his Chronicles Vol 1 memoirs – but she rarely recorded. Her voice carries a huge Billie Holiday influence – but the delivery is wholly unique in her earthy folk phrasing, a real dip back into Harry Smith territory. Her guitar and banjo picking is strong, too! In My Own Time was recorded for Paramount at the end of 1970 and beginning of '71, with really rich and surprisingly soulful backing on an interesting selection of material written or popularized by Dylan & The Band, George Jones, Paul Butterfield, and even a folksy soul take on "When A Man Loves A Woman". Light In The Attic shines a huge light for this reverential reissue – pristinely remastered, with a thick booklet of liner notes by Lenny Kaye, Nick Cave and Devendra Banhart. Other tracks include "Something On Your Mind", "In My Own Dream", the traditional "Katie Cruel", "One Night Of Love" and "Are You Leaving For The Country". CD

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101 StringsPortrait Of The Lady ... LP
Alshire, 1973. Near Mint- ... $2.99
101 Strings plays Billie Holiday, with arrangements by Jack Dorsey. LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn, with some sticker traces.)

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Siouxsie & The BansheesThrough The Looking Glass ... LP
Geffen, 1987. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Siouxie & The Banshees pick up songs from a well-chosen array of other artists – including Roxy Music, Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan, Television, and Billie Holiday – almost moving into that reworking-of-classics style that This Mortal Coil was using at the time – even though Siouxie's earlier work was probably a huge inspiration on that group and most of the 4AD acts to emerge during the 80s! The vibe here is similar to Tinderbox – surprisingly catchy at times, yet still with that balanced sense of drama that Siouxie could bring to her music – on tunes that include their hit remake of "The Passenger", plus "This Wheel's On Fire", "Strange Fruit", "Sea Breezes", "Little Johnny Jewel", "Hall Of Mirrors", and "Trust In Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. NOTE – Cover has some stuck-on paper at the bottom on front.)

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Mal WaldronNo More Tears (For Lady Day) ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $16.99
Mal Waldron's got no more tears for Lady Day – but maybe that's because so many of the pianist's previous albums evoked his relationship with Billie Holiday! Shedding that reference, just focus on the strength of Waldron in a trio setting – that mature, moody style that really showed how much Mal had grown during his 60s and 70s years recording abroad, then able to bring back that energy to a range of records that gave him greater exposure during this excellent 80s stretch! All the sensitivity of Waldron's early years is in place, and there's clearly an understanding of the out territory he explored in more recent years – but focused with careful energy in this trio that features Paulo Cardoso on bass and John Betsch on drums. Titles include "Melancholy Waltz", "No More Tears", "Alone Together", "All Night Through", and "Yesterdays". CD
(Part of the "Timeless Jazz Syndicate" series!)

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✨✧ Dinah WashingtonFor Those In Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EmArcy, 1955. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent small group jazz work from Dinah – of the sort that's often quite tough to find on vinyl, and which represents some of her best work of all time! The album's got a good group of Mercury jazz players – like Clark Terry, Paul Quinichette, Cecil Payne, Wynton Kelly, and Jimmy Cobb – all playing in a laidback intimate setting which works very nicely for Dinah's soulful vocals. Titles include "Blue Gardenia", "You Don't Know What Love Is", "I Could Write A Book", and "Easy Living". A bit Billie Holiday-ish, sure – but nice! CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), 1930s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $11.99
Includes 85 tracks and features Lester Young with Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Buddy Rich, and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story Vol 5 – Evening Of A Basie-ite ... LP
Columbia, Early 40s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
Includes work recorded with Count Basie and Billie Holiday! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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VariousFrom Spirituals To Swing – Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/1939 ... CD
Vanguard, 1938/1939. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
A legendary set of concerts – put together by this famous producer who discovered Billie Holiday and so many other great jazz talents! Features work by Joe Turner, Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, Sonny Terry, Pete Johnson, and Count Basie! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMalcolm X (Spike Lee) – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Qwest, 1992. Used ... $1.99
Includes music from Joe Turner, the Ink Spots, Billie Holiday, Erskine Hawkins, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and John Coltrane. CD
(Cutout hole through booklet and tray card.)

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VariousS Wonderful – The Great Gershwin Decca Songbook ... CD
MCA, Late 30s/1940s/1950s. Used ... $1.99
Features Helen O'Connell, Bing Croby, Judy Garland, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Mel Torme, Sylvia Sims, and Jeri Southern – 20 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ VariousSatin Dolls – The Women Of Jazz ... CD
Sony/Columbia, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Mildred Bailey, Helen Humes with Count Basie & his Orchestra, Maxine Sullivan with the John Kirby Sextet, Helen Ward, Ella Fitzgerald with Teddy Wilson, Billie Holiday, SaraH Vaughan, Lee Wiley & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSound Of Jazz (Columbia Jazz Masterpieces) ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic album featuring music from The Sound Of Jazz – the legendary 1957 TV show that brought together some of the greatest talents then working in jazz! Unusual for TV, the show really seemed to capture the players at their best – and recorded some tremendous live performances that were among the most moving ever filmed by the artists involved. Highlights include "The Train & The River" played by the Jimmy Giuffre Trio, "Fine & Mellow" sung by Billie Holiday, "Rosetta" and "Wild Man Blues" by the Red Allen All-Stars, "Blues" by Jimmy Giuffre & Pee Wee Russell, "I Left My Baby" by Count Basie with Jimmy Rushing, "Dickie's Dream" by Count Basie, and "Nervous", a solo piano number by Mal Waldron. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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VariousVisions of Jazz – A Musical Journey ... CD
Blue Note, 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Music from George Lewis, Kay Starr, Art Hodes' Hot Seven, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Modern Jazz Quartet, Nat King Cole, Dinah Washington & more. CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Will FriedwaldGreat Jazz & Pop Vocal Albums (hardcover) ... Book
Pantheon, 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest writers on singers presents his essential collection of albums from the 20th century – all served up with the kind of loving detail that's always made the prose of Will Friedwald so great! Will's written the book on Frank Sinatra – literally – and on Tony Bennett, and a number of other singers too – and you've no doubt stumbled across his words in liner notes for reissues over the years. This time, Friedwald expands that later genre – and offers up full chapters that go in depth to some key vocal jazz classics – including Something Cool by June Christy, My Gentleman Friend by Blossom Dearie, Ella In Berlin by Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, Rain Or Shine by Dick Haymes, Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday, Black Coffee by Peggy Lee, and even Belly Of The Sun by Cassandra Wilson! There's a few dozen more titles covered in the book – which has 51 chapters in all – and the heavy book also features an album cover reproduction for each title, and a discography as well. 402 pages, hardcover. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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✨✧ Diana RossLady Sings The Blues ... CD
Motown, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
On the one hand, our jazz snob side wonders why Diana Ross would be picked to star as Billie Holiday, but on the other, it makes perfect sense, as this soundtrack to the film was made during the early 70s, when she was at the top of her career, and one of the highest profile female soul singers. And she acquits herself quite well, with a solid performance that's more than respectable, helped along the way by sympathetic orchestral arrangements from Benny Golson and Oliver Nelson. While we may not turn to this recording over any of Billie's originals, it's a pretty remarkable turning point for Diana, establishing her "diva" status and helping to launch her solo career to new heights. 35 numbers in all, though many of them are dialogue or musical bits lifted from the film. Includes "All Of Me", "the Man I Love", "Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do", "Fine & Mellow", "You've Changed", "My Man", "Strange Fruit" and "God Bless The Child". CD

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✨✧ Martin TorgoffBop Apocalypse – Jazz, Race, The Beats, & Drugs (hardcover) ... Book
Da Capo, 2016. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An insanely detailed book on the role of drugs in American music – written by a guy who's already written a fair bit about drugs and culture! This time around, Martin Torgoff turns his eye towards the postwar years – looking at the interwoven landscapes of jazz, underground culture, and drugs from the late 40s through the 60s – with chapters that look at both famous figures and lesser-known personas – in a list that includes Billie Holiday, Lester Young, William S Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Charlie Parker, and many more. The book's filled with short chapters that almost each read like a story themselves – never too exploitative, and often never with any sort of judgement at all – just surprising detail about the relation between drugs and performance, writing, or other artistic creation. These short chapters work well to weave together a world behind the scenes – subtle forces that later shaped more famous creations – and the book is a hefty 412 pages, with some black and white images. Book

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✨✧ Teddy WilsonMore Than You Know/Sugar ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1941. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Featuring Billie Holiday! 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ VariousJazz At The Philharmonic – The First Ten Years (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 4 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features work by Lester Young, Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Buddy Rich, Nat King Cole, and Billie Holiday. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSound Of Jazz ... CD
Columbia, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic album featuring music from The Sound Of Jazz – the legendary 1957 TV show that brought together some of the greatest talents then working in jazz! Unusual for TV, the show really seemed to capture the players at their best – and recorded some tremendous live performances that were among the most moving ever filmed by the artists involved. Highlights include "The Train & The River" played by the Jimmy Giuffre Trio, "Fine & Mellow" sung by Billie Holiday, "Rosetta" and "Wild Man Blues" by the Red Allen All-Stars, "Blues" by Jimmy Giuffre & Pee Wee Russell, "I Left My Baby" by Count Basie with Jimmy Rushing, "Dickie's Dream" by Count Basie, and "Nervous", a solo piano number by Mal Waldron. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ VariousSpiritual Jazz 6 – Vocals – Modal Esoteric & Progressive Jazz Vocals From Around The World 1960 to 1986 ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great look at a very important side of spiritual jazz in the 60s and 70s – the evolution of jazz vocals, to a point when singers like Abbey Lincoln, Andy Bey, or Leon Thomas brought a whole new sound and soul to the spectrum of jazz! This wonderful package covers lots of key moments from that time – and also unearths some great rare tracks, too – really showing the way that singers of this period moved far far past the styles of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald in the generation before – often using their voices with the same unbridled power as the musicians in these groups, serving up some righteous lyrics and politics in the process! The collection might well be our favorite in this great series so far – and titles include "Imani" by EW Wainwright, "Tears For Johannesburg" by Max Roach, Colors" by Norman Riley, "African Violet" by Sadaka, "The Ladder" by The Singers & Musicians Of Washington High School, "Rain Forest" by Dr Haki R Mahubuti, "African Sunshine" by Eddie Gale, "Reunion (edit)" by Byron Morris & Unity, "Celestial Blues" by Gary Bartz Ntu Troop, "John Coltrane" by Clifford Jordan, and "Spirits Up Above" by Vibration Society. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Siouxsie & The BansheesThrough The Looking Glass (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor (Germany), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Siouxie & The Banshees pick up songs from a well-chosen array of other artists – including Roxy Music, Iggy Pop, Bob Dylan, Television, and Billie Holiday – almost moving into that reworking-of-classics style that This Mortal Coil was using at the time – even though Siouxie's earlier work was probably a huge inspiration on that group and most of the 4AD acts to emerge during the 80s! The vibe here is similar to Tinderbox – surprisingly catchy at times, yet still with that balanced sense of drama that Siouxie could bring to her music – on tunes that include their hit remake of "The Passenger", plus "This Wheel's On Fire", "Strange Fruit", "Sea Breezes", "Little Johnny Jewel", "Hall Of Mirrors", and "Trust In Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl – cut half-speed at Abbey Road Studios!)
Also available Through The Looking Glass ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Carmen McRaeLover Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from Carmen – one of her few albums for Columbia from the 60s, and a wonderfully swinging small group session that's got a much more relaxed feel than some of her earlier sets! The album's ostensibly a tribute to Billie Holiday – but it's taken in a way that's completely unlike Holiday's own work – filled with life, joy, and a swinging sensibility that's carried off perfectly by arranger Norman Simmons – who heads up a small combo on piano, working with Walter Perkins on drums, Bob Cranshaw on bass, Nat Adderley on cornet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis on tenor, and Mundell Lowe on guitar. Carmen's vocals are wonderfully groovy – and tunes include "I Cried For You", "Them There Eyes", "My Man", "Strange Fruit", "Miss Brown To You", and "Some Other Spring". CD
 
 
 



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