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Billie Holiday

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) – 03:58 . 3.Don’T […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Fine and Mellow,’ an album for Pablo (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Fine and Mellow’ is a studio album recorded on January 8, 1974 and released in 1979 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday) – 06:05 . 2.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 06:35 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Bing Crosby, […]

Billie Holiday records ‘Songs for Distingué Lovers’ with Harry…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Songs for Distingué Lovers’ is an album recorded from January 3 till January 9, 1957 with Harry Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel & more and released the same year by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Day In, Day Out (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom) – 06:47 . 2.A Foggy Day (Ira Gershwin, […]

Billie Holiday begins the recording of ‘Body and Soul,’ an album for…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Body and Soul’ is a studio album recorded on January 3, 4,7 & 9, 1957 and released the same year by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 06:18 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:08 […]

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her…

‘Helen Merrill’ is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 05:08 . 2.You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) – 04:17 . 3.What’S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – […]

Freddie Hubbard begins the recording of ‘Bolivia,’ an album for…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Bolivia’ is an album recorded between December 13, 1990 and January 14, 1991 In 1991 and released by Music Master. Track Listing : 1.Homegrown (Freddie Hubbard) – 08:41 . 2.Bolivia (Cedar Walton) – 06:54 . 3.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 06:31 . 4.Dear John (Freddie Hubbard) – 07:30 […]

Columbia publish ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ eponymous second album…

‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ feat. ‘Spinning Wheel’ is their eponymous second album released on December 11, 1968 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie [1St And 2Nd Movements] (Erik Satie, Dick Halligan) – 02:35 . 2.Smiling Phases (Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood) – 05:11 . 3.Sometimes In Winter (Steve […]

Motown publish Stevie Wonder’s eighth album : ‘For Once in My…

Stevie Wonder’s ‘For Once in My Life’ is his eighth studio album recorded when he was eighteen years old and released on December 8, 1968. Track Listing : 1.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) – 02:48 . 2.Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – 02:45 . 3.You Met Your Match (Lula […]

Annie Lennox releases her sixth album : ‘Nostalgia’ (2014)

Annie Lennox’ “Nostalgia” is her sixth studio album featuring a collection of her favourite songs from youth and released on October 27, 2014, Track Listing : 1.Memphis In June (Paul Francis Webster, Hoagy Carmichael) – 02:47 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) – 03:55 . 3.I Put A Spell On You (Screamin’ […]

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Possibilities’ is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music. Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) – 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) – 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) – 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love […]

Billie Holiday records ‘Music For Torching’ with Harry Sweets…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Music For Torching’ is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:23 . 3.I Don’T Want To Cry […]

Randy Crawford and Joe Sample release ‘Feeling Good ‘ (2006)

‘Feeling Good ‘ by Randy Crawford & Joe Sample is an album released – thirty years after their first collaboration on ‘Everything Must Change’ – on August 21, 2006 by Pra Records. Track Listing : 1.Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 04:03 . 2.End Of The Line (John Edmondson) – 03:28 . 3.But Beautiful […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘A Perfect Match’ with the Count Basie…

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘A Perfect Match’ is a live album recorded on July 12, 1979 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by Pablo Track Listing : 1.Please Don’T Talk About Me When I’M Gone (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) – 02:02 . 2.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, […]