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Heavyweight 180gm vinyl LP pressing of this 1958 album from the Jazz legend

 

SIDE A:
1) I’M A FOOL TO WANT YOU (Wolf-Herron-Sinatra) 3:25
2) FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE (Edwards-Bretton-Meyer) 3:29
3) YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS (DePaul-Raye) 3:51
4) I GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU VERY WELL (Hoagy Carmichael) 3:01
5) FOR ALL WE KNOW (Coots-Lewis) 2:55
6) VIOLETS FOR YOUR FURS (Adair-Dennis) 3:26

SIDE B:
1) YOU’VE CHANGED (Carey-Fisher) 3:20
2) IT’S EASY TO REMEMBER (Rodgers-Hart) 4:03
3) BUT BEAUTIFUL (Burke-Van Heusen) 4:32
4) GLAD TO BE UNHAPPY (Rodgers-Hart) 4:09
5) I’LL BE AROUND (A. Wilder) 3:26
6) THE END OF A LOVE AFFAIR (E. Redding) 4:48

BILLIE HOLIDAY, vocals
Ray Ellis and His Orchestra
A2, A3 & B5: Mel Davis (tp), Urbie Green, Jack Green (tb), Tom Mitchell (b- tb), Eddie Powell, Romeo Penque, Tom Parshley, Phil Bodner (reeds), George Ockner, Milton Lomask, Emanuel "Manny" Green, Harry Katzman, David Sarcer, Sam Rand, Leo Kruczek, Harry Melnikoff, Harry Hoffman, David Newman (vln), Sid Brecher, Richard Dickler (viola), David Soyer, Maurice Brown (cello), Janet Putnam (harp), Bobby Rosengarden (xylophone), Mal Waldron (p), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Osie Johnson (d), unknown choir, Ray Ellis (arr, cond).
New York, February 18, 1958.

A1, A5, B2, B3: Same personnel except Eugene Bergen (vln) replaces Lomask; Alan Shulman (cello) replaces Brown.
New York, February 19, 1958.

A4, A6, B1, B4 & B6: Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson (tb), Tom Mitchell (b-tb), Eddie Powell, Romeo Penque, Tom Parshley, Phil Bodner (reeds), George Ockner, Eugene Bergen, Max Cahn, Harry Katzman, David Sarcer, Sam Rand, Leo Kruczek, Felix Giglio, Harry Hoffman, David Newman (vln), Sid Brecher, Richard Dickler (viola), David Soyer, Maurice Brown (cello), Janet Putnam (harp), Bradley Spinney (xylophone), Mal Waldron (p), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (b), Don Lamond (d), unknown choir, Ray Ellis (arr, cond).
New York, February 20, 1958.

BILLIE HOLIDAY LP The Very Best Of (Turquoise Coloured Vinyl)

€26.90 Regular Price
€22.90Sale Price
  • Label: Not Now Music – NOTLP285

    Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Turquoise

    Country: UK

    Released: Jan 17, 2020

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