Billie Holiday ‎– The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959

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Verve Records ‎– 314 513 859-2
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10 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered
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Tracklist

Jazz At The Philharmonic Concert 1945-1947 (Los Angeles - New York)
1-1 Body And Soul 3:24
1-2 Strange Fruit 2:56
1-3 I Cried For You 2:18
1-4 Fine And Mellow 3:51
1-5 He's Funny That Way 3:17
1-6 The Man I Love 3:04
1-7 Gee Baby, Ain't Good To You? 2:20
1-8 All Of Me 1:56
1-9 Billie's Blues 3:35
1-10 Travelin' Light 3:28
1-11 He's Funny That Way 2:51
1-12 Norman Granz Announcement 0:08
1-13 You Better Go Now 2:56
1-14 You're Driving Me Crazy 1:30
1-15 Ther Is No Greater Love 2:34
1-16 I Cover The Waterfront 2:58
1-17 Norman Granz Announcement 0:24
1952 Los Angeles & New York Studio Sessions
1-18 East Of The Sun 2:54
1-19 Blue Moon 3:28
1-20 You Got To My Head 2:54
1-21 You Turned The Tables On Me 3:26
1-22 Easy To Love 3:00
1-23 These Foolish Things 3:34
1-24 I Only Have Eyes For You 2:52
1-25 Solitude 3:29
2-1 Everything I Have Is Yours 3:43
2-2 Love For Sale 2:56
2-3 Moonglow 2:58
2-4 Tenderly 3:23
2-5 If The Moon Turns Green 2:44
2-6 Remember 2:35
2-7 Autumn In New York (Common Take-LP) 3:40
2-8 Autumn In New York (Rare Take-78 Rpm) 3:52
2-9 My Man 2:36
2-10 Lover, Come Back To Me 3:35
2-11 Stormy Weather 3:41
2-12 Yesterdays 2:48
2-13 He's Funny That Way 3:11
2-14 I Can't Face The Music 3:14
1954 - Jazz Club USA Concert, Cologne, Germany
2-15 MC And Leonard Feather Announcements 0:37
2-16 Blue Moon 2:15
2-17 All Of Me 1:43
2-18 My Man 2:52
2-19 Them There Eyes 1:28
2-20 I Cried For You 3:20
2-21 What A Little Moonlight Can Do 2:56
2-22 I Cover The Waterfront 3:17
2-23 Leonard Feather's Announcement 0:21
2-24 Billie's Blues (Aka "I Love My Man") 11:39
3-1 Lover, Come Back To Me 6:46
1954 Los Angeles & New York Studio Sessions
3-2 How Deep Is The Ocean 2:57
3-3 What A Little Moonlight Can Do? 3:10
3-4 I Cried For You 2:26
3-5 Love Me Or Leave Me 2:33
3-6 P.S. I Love You 3:35
3-7 Too Marvelous For Words 2:11
3-8 Softly 2:55
3-9 I Thought About You 2:45
3-10 Willow Weep For Me 3:05
3-11 Stormy Blues 3:26
1955 Los Angeles & New York Studio Sessions
3-12 Say It Isn't So 3:01
3-13 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm 3:55
3-14 I Wished On The Moon 6:43
3-15 Always 3:57
3-16 Everything Happens To Me 6:20
3-17 Do Nothing 'Till You Hear From Me 5:00
3-18 Ain't Misbehavin' 4:39
4-1 Nice Work If You Can Get It 4:05
4-2 Discussion; Nice Work If You Can Get It 0:40
4-3 Mandy Is Two 4:31
4-4 Prelude To A Kiss 2:46
4-5 I Must Have That Man! 1:05
4-6 Jeepers Creepers 2:13
4-7 Jeepers Creepers 0:51
4-8 Discussion; Jeepers Creepers 3:25
4-9 Discussion; Jeepers Creepers 2:27
4-10 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 1:57
4-11 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 2:57
4-12 Discussion; Moonlight In Vermont 0:52
4-13 Misery 0:36
4-14 Restless 2:45
4-15 Moonlight In Vermont 2:00
4-16 Everything Happens To Me 3:26
4-17 Discussion 0:37
4-18 I Don't Want To Cry Any More 4:25
4-19 I Don't Want To Cry Any More 2:25
4-20 Discussion; I Don't Want To Cry Any More 5:32
4-21 Everything Happens To Me 3:00
4-22 Discussion 1:48
4-23 When You Are Away, Dear 1:40
4-24 Discussion 0:48
4-25 It Had To Be You 1:54
4-26 The Mood That I'm In 0:31
4-27 Gone With The Wind 1:36
4-28 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 3:17
4-29 Discussion 2:31
4-30 A Sunbonnet Blue 0:06
4-31 (I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance 1:32
4-32 Discussion 2:14
4-33 I'm Walkin' Through Heaven With You 2:05
4-34 Discussion 0:42
4-35 Just Friends 1:01
4-36 The Nearness Of You 1:04
4-37 Discussion 0:27
4-38 It's Too Hot For Words 0:21
4-39 They Say 2:25
4-40 I Won't Believe It 0:20
5-1 I Don't Want To Cry Any More (Tk 1 - Fs) 0:29
5-2 I Don't Want To Cry Any More (Tk 2 - Mst) 3:54
5-3 Studio Talk: Prelude To A Kiss (Tk 1 - Fs) 0:14
5-4 Studio Talk: Prelude To A Kiss (Tk 2 - Inc) 0:50
5-5 Prelude To A Kiss (Tk 3 - Mst) 5:32
5-6 (I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance 4:26
5-7 When Your Lover Has Gone (Tk 1 - Inc) 0:49
5-8 Studio Talk: When Your Lover Has Gone (Tk 3 - Mst) 1:00
5-9 Studio Talk 0:22
5-10 When Your Lover Has Gone 4:55
5-11 Gone With The Wind 3:23
5-12 Studio Talk 0:10
5-13 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 4:19
5-14 It Had To Be You 4:01
5-15 Studio Talk 0:08
5-16 Nice Work I You Can Get It 3:47
5-17 Come Rain Or Come Shine 4:21
5-18 I Got A Right To Sing The Blues 5:51
5-19 What's News 4:16
5-20 A Fine Romance (Tk 1 - Inc) 0:46
5-21 A Fine Romance (Tk 2 - Alt) 2:44
5-22 A Fine Romance (Tk 3 - Fs) 0:18
5-23 A Fine Romance (Tk 4 - Inc) 1:16
5-24 A Fine Romance (Tk 5 - Inc) 3:18
5-25 A Fine Romance (Tk 6 - Fs) 0:26
5-26 A Fine Romance (Tk 7 - Inc) 3:12
5-27 A Fine Romance (Tk 8 - Mst) 3:32
5-28 Studio Talk 0:06
5-29 I Hadn't Anyone Till You 4:03
6-1 I Get A Kick Out Of You 5:39
6-2 Everything I Have Is Yours 4:29
6-3 Isn't This A Lovely Day 4:11
1956 Los Angeles & New York Studio Sessions
6-4 Discussion: Misery 1:26
6-5 Israel 2:18
6-6 Misery 4:40
6-7 Discussion 1:16
6-8 I Must Have That Man! 6:29
6-9 Discussion 0:27
6-10 Strange Fruit 5:48
6-11 Discussion: God Bless The Child 5:50
6-12 Discussion 1:16
6-13 God Bless The Child 3:15
6-14 God Bless The Child 1:08
6-15 Discussion 0:35
6-16 God Bless The Child 3:34
6-17 One Never Knows, Does One? 2:07
6-18 Discussion 2:00
6-19 Beer Barrel Polka (Aka "Roll Out The Barrel") 1:19
6-20 Some Of These Days 1:03
6-21 A Yiddishe Momme 0:39
6-22 A Yiddishe Momme 2:16
6-23 Discussion 0:42
6-24 Lady's Back In Town 2:36
6-25 Discussion 4:33
6-26 Discussion 1:13
6-27 One Never Knows, Does One? 2:39
6-28 Discussion 1:19
6-29 (Unknown Title) 1:54
7-1 Travelin' Light 3:07
7-2 I Must Have That Man? 3:03
7-3 Some Other Spring 3:36
7-4 Lady Sings The Blues 3:44
7-5 Stranger Fruit 3:01
7-6 God Bless The Child 3:58
7-7 Good Morning Heartache 3:29
7-8 No Good Man 3:18
7-9 Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me 4:12
7-10 Cheek To Cheek 3:35
7-11 III Wind 6:14
7-12 Speak Low 4:25
7-13 We'll Be Together Again 4:24
7-14 All Or Nothing At All 5:39
7-15 Sophisticated Lady 4:48
7-16 April In Paris 3:02
1956 Carnegie Hall Concert, New York City
8-1 Lady Sings The Blues (With Reading From Lady Sings The Blues) 2:52
8-2 Lady Sings The Blues 2:38
8-3 Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do 2:30
8-4 Travelin' Light (With Reading From Lady Sings The Blues) 0:44
8-5 Reading From Lady Sings The Blues 2:06
8-6 Billie's Blues (Aka "I Love My Man") 3:20
8-7 Body And Soul 2:39
8-8 Reading From Lady Sings The Blues 0:55
8-9 Don't Explain 2:26
8-10 Yesterdays 1:16
8-11 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 1:43
8-12 I'll Be Seeing You 2:28
8-13 Reading From Lady Sings The Blues 2:50
8-14 My Man 3:13
8-15 I Cried For You 3:09
8-16 Fine And Mellow 3:15
8-17 I Cover The Waterfront 3:46
8-18 What A Little Moonlight Can Do 2:49
1957 Los Angeles Studio Sessions
8-19 I Wished On The Moon 3:25
8-20 Moonlight In Vermont 3:49
8-21 A Foggy Day 4:40
8-22 I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Stereo) 5:59
8-23 Just One Of Those Things (Tk 7 - Inc) 0:25
8-24 Studio Talk 0:47
8-25 Just One Of Those Things (Tk 8 - Mst) (Stereo) 5:31
8-26 Studio Talk 0:29
8-27 Come Love (Tk 1 - Alt) 3:58
8-28 Come Love (Tk 2 - Fs) 0:38
8-29 Come Love (Tk 3 - Fs) 0:18
8-30 Come Love (Tk 4 - Mst) 4:00
9-1 Day In, Day Out (Stereo) 6:47
9-2 Darn That Dream 6:19
9-3 But Not For Me 3:48
9-4 Body And Soul 6:22
9-5 Studio Talk 0:45
9-6 Just Friends (Instrumental) 6:26
9-7 Studio Talk 0:16
9-8 Stars Fell On Alabama (Tk 1 - Inc) 0:36
9-9 Stars Fell On Alabama (Tk 2 - Mst) (Stereo) 4:29
9-10 Studio Talk; Say It Isn't So (Tk 1 - Inc) 0:24
9-11 Say It Isn't So (Tk 2 - Mst) 3:16
9-12 Studio Talk; Our Love Is Here To Stay (Tk 1 - Fs) 0:25
9-13 Our Love Is Here To Stay (Tk 2 - Mst) 3:42
9-14 Studio Talk; One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (Tk 1 - Fs) 0:28
9-15 One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (Tk 2 - Inc) 1:56
9-16 One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (Tk 3 - Mst) (Stereo) 5:39
9-17 They Can't Take That Away From Me 4:10
9-18 Embraceable You 6:47
9-19 Let's Call The Whole Thing Off 3:24
9-20 Gee Baby, Ain't Good To You? 5:38
1957 Newport Jazz Festival Concert, Newport, Rhode Island
10-1 Willis Conover Announcement 0:54
10-2 Johnny Mercer Announcement 0:42
10-3 Fanfare From Oh, Lady Be Good 0:11
10-4 Nice Work If You Can Get It 2:39
10-5 Willow Weep For Me 3:08
10-6 My Man 3:30
10-7 Lover, Come Back To Me 2:05
10-8 Lady Sings The Blues 3:00
10-9 What A Little Moonlight Can Do 2:54
10-10 Fanfare From Oh, Lady Be Good With Connover Announcement 0:18
1958 The Seven Ages Of Jazz Festival Concert, Wallingford, Connecticut
10-11 Leonard Feather Announcement 0:47
10-12 I Wished On The Moon 2:43
10-13 Lover Man 3:01
1959 New York Studio Sessions With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra (Stereo)
10-14 All The Way 3:23
10-15 It's Not For Me To Say 2:26
10-16 I'll Never Smile Again 3:23
10-17 Just One More Chance 3:43
10-18 When It's Sleepy Time Down South 4:05
10-19 Don't Worry About Me 3:08
10-20 Sometimes I'm Happy 2:46
10-21 You Took Advantage Of Me 3:08
10-22 There'll Be Some Changes Made 2:52
10-23 'Deed I Do 2:13
10-24 All Of You 2:30
10-25 Baby, Won't You Please Come Home? 3:03

Credits

Notes

- 10 CD set, over 700 minutes long
- Contains all of Billie Holiday's Verve recordings
- Digitally remastered - best sound ever!
- 220 page book featuring interviews & rare photographs
- Numbered, limited edition - only 16,000 copies pressed worldwide

Includes reproductions of 4 original covers (front and back).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Disc 1, Catalog#): 314 513 860-2
  • Other (Disc 2, Catalog#): 314 513 861-2
  • Other (Disc 3, Catalog#): 314 513 862-2
  • Other (Disc 4, Catalog#): 314 513 863-2
  • Other (Disc 5, Catalog#): 314 513 864-2
  • Other (Disc 6, Catalog#): 314 513 865-2
  • Other (Disc 7, Catalog#): 314 513 866-2
  • Other (Disc 8, Catalog#): 314 513 867-2
  • Other (Disc 9, Catalog#): 314 513 868-2
  • Other (Disc 10, Catalog#): 314 513 869-2

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