Billie Holiday - Fine And Mellow (And Other Great Jazz Songs) (CD)


1990
Label: Thats Jazz - TJ017 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz, Blues • Style: Vocal
Billie Holiday - Fine And Mellow (And Other Great Jazz Songs) (CD)

“Fine and Mellow” is a jazz standard written by Billie Holiday, who first recorded it on Ap on the Commodore label. It’s more famous B-side was “Strange Fruit,” making this an historical release. It is a blues lamenting the bad treatment of a woman at the hands of “my man”.

FINE AND MELLOW is a collection of live performances and radio transcriptions from various periods of Billie Holiday's career. Personnel includes: Billie Holiday (vocals). Includes liner notes by David Nathan. If one were asked to come up with a story line more tragic than Billie Holiday 5/5(7).

Fine And Mellow - The Best Of Billie Holiday. Label: Columbia – 2. Format: CD, Compilation. Country: UK. Released: /5(2).

 · Fine & Mellow: Golden Classics Review. by Scott Yanow. This CD contains 20 selections featuring Billie Holidayin a variety of live performances covering a year period. Starting with two songs in in which she was backed by the Esquire All-Stars and continuing through TV appearances and club dates, one can hear the gradual aging and decline of Lady Day's voice which 6/

The show's performance of "Fine and Mellow" reunited Billie Holiday with her estranged long-time friend Lester Young for the final time. Jazz critic Nat Hent.


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