Annotation

Alto Saxophone – Willie Smith (2) (tracks: 10 to 16)
Bass – Ray Brown (tracks: 1 to 9), Red Callender (tracks: 10 to 16)
Drums – Chico Hamilton (tracks: 10 to 16), Ed Shaughnessy (tracks: 7 to 9), Gus Johnson (tracks: 1 to 6)
Guitar – Barney Kessel (tracks: 10 to 16), Freddie Green (tracks: 1 to 6), Herb Ellis (tracks: 7 to 9)
Mastered By – Andrew Nicholas
Piano – Bobby Tucker (tracks: 10 to 16)
Piano, Organ – Oscar Peterson (tracks: 1 to 9)
Producer – Norman Granz
Tenor Saxophone – Paul Quinichette (tracks: 1 to 6)
Trumpet – Charlie Shavers (tracks: 7 to 9), Harry "Sweets" Edison* (tracks: 10 to 16), Joe Newman (tracks: 1 to 6)
Vocals – Billie Holiday

Notes
Tracks 1 to 6 recorded probably July 27, 1952. Original 10" LP issue: "An Evening with Billie Holiday" (Clef MGC 144).
Tracks 7 to 9 recorded April 14, 1954. Original 10" LP issue: "Billie Holiday" (Clef MGC 161).
Tracks 10 to 16 recorded September 3, 1954. Original LP release tracks 10, 12, 14 to 16: "Lady Sings The Blues" (Clef MGC 721). Original LP release tracks 11 and 13: "Billie Holiday - Volume 2 (Verve (Japan) MV2118)

Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA

Annotation last modified on 2017-04-05 00:24 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 My Man
2:37
2 Lover Come Back To Me
3:35
3 Stormy Weather
3:42
4 Yesterdays
2:48
5 He's Funny That Way
3:11
6 I Can't Face The Music
3:14
7 How Deep Is The Ocean (How High Is The Sky)
2:57
8 What A Little Moonlight Can Do
3:11
9 I Cried For You
2:26
10 Love Me Or Leave Me
2:34
11 P. S. I Love You
3:36
12 Too Marvelous For Words
2:11
13 Softly
2:55
14 I Thought About You
2:46
15 Willow Weep For Me
3:06
16 Stormy Blues
3:27

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