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  1. Eleanora Fagan (April 7, – July 17, ), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had an innovative influence on jazz music and pop neconbackbeltmurcme.fansmorkawalsyrafinenephlenage.infoinfo vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating.
  2. “Strange Fruit” is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday, who first sang and recorded it in Written by a white, Jewish high school teacher from the Bronx and a member of the Communist Party, Abel Meeropol wrote it as a protest poem, exposing American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans.
  3. David Margolick, author of Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights, notes that the song was not written specifically for Holiday, though she took it and made it her own, even if it was not particularly a jazz song. She made it so.
  4. Shop 20 records for sale for album Strange fruit by Billie Holiday on CDandLP in Vinyl and CD format.
  5. Billie Holiday and her Orchestra- Strange Fruit / Fine and Mellow, released by the Commodore label (A/B) (WP/5B/A) in out of New York City. Original Pressing!- (see photos). *Original pressing of one of the most famous & influential songs ever recorded!* The .
  6. The Commodore sessions resulted in many signature and definitive versions such as Strange Fruit, Billie's Blues, Fine and Mellow, I Cover The Waterfront,, Lover Come Back To Me, etc, which Holiday would rerecord many times in her career. The vinyl is a weird grams audiophile quality as opposed to grams but in any case plays warm and full/5(5).
  7. The discography of Billie Holiday consists of twelve studio albums, three live albums, twenty-four compilations, six box sets, and 38 singles.. Holiday recorded extensively for six labels: Columbia Records (on its subsidiary labels Brunswick Records, Vocalion Records, and OKeh Records), from through ; Commodore Records in and ; Decca Records from through ; briefly.
  8. BILLIE HOLIDAY Fine And Mellow ( UK track CD, picture sleeve, featuring tracks recorded in New York in and , including Everybody's Laughing, More Than You .
  9. About Strange Fruit "Strange Fruit" is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday, who first sang and recorded it in Written by teacher Abel Meeropol as a poem and published in , it protested American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans.

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