180-Gram Colored Virgin Vinyl
Includes 1 Bonus Track
PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ
“And while she was poignant in her interpretation of the dark ‘Strange Fruit’, she was perhaps even more moving when singing about the setbacks of love and everyday life, because that’s when she allowed us to take a glimpse into her own tragic life.”
1. TRAV’LIN’ LIGHT 3:10
2. I MUST HAVE THAT MAN! 3:06
3. SOME OTHER SPRING 3:39
4. LADY SINGS THE BLUES 3:46
5. STRANGE FRUIT 3:04
6. GOD BLESS THE CHILD 4:00
1. GOOD MORNING, HEARTACHE 3:32
2. NO GOOD MAN 3:18
3. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME 2:34
4. TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS 2:12
5. WILLOW WEEP FOR ME 3:06
6. I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU 2:46
7. STORMY BLUES 3:26*
BILLIE HOLIDAY, vocals, plus:
Side A & B1-B2: Charlie Shavers (tp), Tony Scott (cl, arr), Paul Quinichette (ts), Wynton Kelly (p), Kenny Burrell (g), Aaron Bell (b), Lennie McBrowne (d).
New York, June 6-7, 1956.
B3-B7: Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Willie Smith (as), Bobby Tucker (p), Barney Kessel (g), Red Callender (b), Chico Hamilton (d).
“I Thought About You” is a Billie Holiday-Bobby Tucker duet.
Los Angeles, September 3, 1954.
“Stormy Blues” was originally issued in 1955 on the single Clef 89141.
*BONUS TRACK: Not included on the original LP.