Billie Holiday

The Best of Billie Holiday: 20th Century Masters (Millennium Collection)

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This particular collection of recordings spans the years from 1939 to 1956, beginning with Holiday’s popular recording of “Strange Fruit” and ending with a recording of the jazz classic, co-written with Arthur Herzog, “God Bless the Child”. The songs are arranged chronologically, which is a plus for the individual interested in gaining perspective of Holiday’s life and musical career. The liner notes are informative. – Popmatters

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