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Billie Holiday

Eric Dolphy records ‘The Illinois Concert’ with Herbie Hancock…

Eric Dolphy’s ‘The Illinois Concert’ is a live album recorded on March 10, 1963 with Herbie Hancock and released in 1999 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) – 20:17 . 2.Something Sweet, Something Tender (Eric Dolphy) – 01:28 . 3.God Bless The Child (Billie […]

Columbia publishes Aretha Franklin’s second album ‘Aretha: With The…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo’ is her second album also known as ‘Right Now It’s Aretha’ and released on February 27, 1961 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Won’T Be Long (J. Leslie Mcfarland) – 03:12 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) – 02:42 . 3.Love Is The Only Thing (J. […]

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman…

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid. Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips […]

Billie Holiday records for Clef Records, ‘Billie Holiday at Jazz at the…

‘Billie Holiday at Jazz at the Philharmonic’ is a live album recorded (partly) on February 12, 1945 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and released in 1954 by Clef Records. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 03:24 . 2.Strange Fruit (Abel Meeropol) – 03:01 . […]

Lou Rawls records his debut album : ‘Stormy Monday’ a.k.a.…

Lou Rawls’ ‘Stormy Monday’ is his debut album also known as ‘I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water’ recorded on February 5–12, 1962, with the Les McCann trio and released the same year by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.(They Call It) Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) – 03:45 . 2.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday) – […]

Sonny Rollins begins the recording of the album ‘The Bridge’ (1962)

Sonny Rollins’ ‘The Bridge’ is an album recorded on January 30, February 13 & 14, 1962 and released In 1962 by Bluebird/RCA, three years after his unexpected early retirement in 1959. Track Listing : 1.Without A Song (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) – 07:28 . 2.Where Are You? (Harold Adamson, Jimmy Mchugh) – 05:10 […]

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 […]

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus‘s composition ‘Goodbye Pork Pie Hat’, we have mixed 18 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Charles Mingus‘. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From ‘I Can’t Stay Mad At You’ to ‘I Can’t Get Started’ , we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz, Soul, Blues,…‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Things You Can’t Do‘. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean’s Rythm Boys and many more.

Egocentrics

From ‘Me, Myself And I’ to ‘Me And Piney Brown’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz and Other Musics‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Me And The Rest Of The World‘. It has Memphis Minnie, Billie Holiday & Lester Young, Edith Piaf, Patience And Prudence and many more.