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Billie Holiday

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959,
    • Singers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStuart Nicholson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.H58 N53 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL784030M
      ISBN 101555532489
      LC Control Number95016155

      He signed Holiday to Decca on August 7,Billie Holiday book she was The song was introduced to Holiday by a Greenwich Village club owner, and she was at first reluctant to sing it. Yet we do practically the same thing every day in the week to sick people hooked on drugs. Her record label, Vocalion, listed the single as its fourth-best seller for the same month, and it peaked at number 2 on the pop charts, according to Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories: —

      He told Ebony magazine in about her impact: Billie Holiday book few exceptions, every major pop singer in the US during her generation has been touched in some way by her genius. Metronome expressed its concerns in about "Good Morning Heartache", saying, "there's a danger that Billie's present formula will wear thin, but up to now it's wearing well. Holiday would go on to make great recordings throughout the s, but her personal problems began overshadowing her artistic output. But that marriage ended a few years later, leaving Holiday and Sadie to struggle along on their own again.

      After nine months in care, she was "paroled" on October 3,to her mother. Holiday's drug addictions were a problem on the set. See also. A performer had to renew the license every two years.


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Billie Holiday by Stuart Nicholson Download PDF Ebook

Such experiences may have Billie Holiday book what was to become the most haunting song in her repertoire, if not one of the most chilling in all of American music. She found a job running errands in a brothel, [12] and she scrubbed marble steps and kitchen and bathroom floors of neighborhood homes.

Boston: Northeastern University Press, She used money from her daughter while playing dice with members of the Count Basie band, with whom she toured in the late s.

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Fagan began borrowing large amounts from Holiday to support the restaurant. Not long after Eleanora was born, Clarence abandoned his family to pursue a Billie Holiday book as a jazz banjo player and guitarist. Although Holiday had been showing gradual signs of recovery, Anslinger's men forbid doctors to offer her further treatment.

In situations where there was a lot of racial tension, Shaw was known to stick up for his vocalist. He said to dance. Minor hits Billie Holiday book independent releases had no way of being spotlighted. Hammond said the Wilson-Holiday records from to were a Billie Holiday book asset to Brunswick.

Her record label, Vocalion, listed the single as its fourth-best seller for the same month, and it peaked at number 2 on the pop charts, according to Billie Holiday book Whitburn's Pop Memories: — Her favorite singer was fellow jazz artist Jo Stafford.

He had just been appointed head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics—a tiny agency, buried in the gray bowels of the Treasury Department in Washington, D. The authorities levied one final insult by arresting her on her death bed on narcotics charges after someone allegedly found heroin in her hospital room.

But when the details were looked at later, there seemed to be something odd: a wastepaper basket seems an improbable place to keep a stash, and the kit for shooting heroin was never entered into evidence by the cops—they said they left it at the scene.

A woman thought the dog was attacking Holiday. This was the old Department of Prohibition, but prohibition had been abolished and his men needed a new role, fast. By the late s, despite her popularity and concert power, her singles were little played on radio, perhaps because of her reputation.

Innarcotic addiction was a crime, not an illness. The 13 tracks included on this album featured her own songs " I Love My Man ", " Don't Explain " and " Fine and Mellow ", together with other songs closely associated with her, including " Body and Soul ", " My Man ", and "Lady Sings the Blues" her lyrics accompanied a tune by pianist Herbie Nichols.Apr 02,  · Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth review – reclaiming Lady Day's artistry Everyone knows about the sex and drugs – but John Szwed’s biography makes the.

Billie Holiday Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Billie Holiday was an American Jazz musician as well as a singer cum songwriter. She adopted her Billie Holiday, a pseudonym from Billie Dove whom she admired so much. Her groundbreaking melody and capability of creating music from everything and anything made her famous in her Jazz business.

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