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The Diva Series: Billie Holiday


Download links and information about The Diva Series: Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 57:37 minutes.

Artist: Billie Holiday
Release date: 2003
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 57:37
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No. Title Length
1. Them There Eyes (Single Version) 2:49
2. Gimme a Pigfoot (And a Bottle of Beer) [Single Version] 2:43
3. Easy Living (Single Version) 3:11
4. Don't Explain (Single Version) 3:22
5. Billie's Blues (1944 Version) 3:07
6. Love Me or Leave Me 2:36
7. Just One of Those Things (1957 Stereo Version) 5:30
8. Good Morning Heartache (1956 Version) 3:29
9. Speak Low 4:25
10. All or Nothing at All 5:38
11. Strange Fruit (1939 Single Version) 3:11
12. God Bless the Child (1956 Version) 3:58
13. I Wished On the Moon (1957) 3:25
14. What a Little Moonlight Can Do (1954 Studio Version) 3:11
15. Fine and Mellow (Live (1956/Carnegie Hall)) 3:16
16. Lady Sings the Blues (1956 Studio Version) 3:46



Part of Verve's Diva Series of compilations, this Billie Holiday collection is by no means the definitive account of her career — Columbia's Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday takes that honor. That said, it is still a great introduction to the vocalist's singular and influential style. There is a timely flow to the track listing on most of the Diva Series albums, and this collection is no exception. Included are such landmark recordings as "Don't Explain," "God Bless the Child," and Holiday's haunting signature tune, "Strange Fruit." Longtime Holiday fanatics will most likely already have these recordings, but for newly interested listeners, at over 14 tracks, this competes well with other similar single-disc collections.