WorldCat Identities

Holiday, Billie 1915-1959

Overview
Works: 4,467 works in 9,301 publications in 16 languages and 85,602 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Spirituals (Songs)  Documentary films  Drama  Musical films  Historical films  Discographies 
Subject Headings: Singers 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Originator, Composer, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Other, Musician, Actor, int, Narrator, Contributor, per
Classifications: ML420.H58, B
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Most widely held works about Billie Holiday
 
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Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday( Recording )

259 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
God bless the child by Billie Holiday( Recording )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swing spiritual based on the proverb "God blessed the child that's got his own." Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, 2004
Lady in satin by Billie Holiday( Recording )

105 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Legends, icons & rebels : music that changed the world by Robbie Robertson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to more than two dozen legendary music artists who significantly influenced the landscape of music for generations to come, from Ray Charles and Bob Dylan to Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash
Billie Holiday : Ken Burns jazz by Billie Holiday( Recording )

8 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange fruit (3:13) -- Yesterdays (3:27) -- Fine and mellow (3:18) -- I gotta right to sing the blues (2:53) -- How am I to know? (2:50) -- My old flame (3:05) -- I'll get by (3:01) -- I cover the waterfront (3:33) -- I'll be seeing you (3:35) -- I'm yours (3:19) -- Embraceable you (3:18) -- As time goes by (3:15) -- He's funny that way (3:20) -- Lover, come back to me (3:21) -- Billie's blues (3:10) -- On the sunny side of the street (3:05)
The ladies sing the blues( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic filmed performances of women blues singers from 1929 through the 1950's. Singers are Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ida Cole, Sister Rosetta Tharp, Connee Boswell, Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughn, Helen Humes and Peggy Lee. Includes background information on the singers as well as the performances
Billie's blues by Billie Holiday( Recording )

90 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1: Announcement by Leonard Feather; 2: Blue Moon; 3: All Of Me; 4: My Man; 5: Them Their Eyes; 6: I Cried For You; 7: What A Little Moonlight Can Do; 8: I Cover the Waterfront; 9: Billie's Blues; 10: Lover Come Back To Me; 11: Blue Turning Grey Over You; 12: Be Fair With Me Baby;13: Rocky Mountain Blues; 14: Detour Ahead; 15: Trav'lin' Light
Billie Holiday's greatest hits by Billie Holiday( Recording )

35 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Ken Burns' Jazz by Ken Burns( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
When Malindy sings : jazz vocalists, 1938-1961 by Oscar Brown( Recording )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange Fruit( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A examination of the anti-lynching protest song made famous by Billie Holiday. Reviews the historical events, contexts and incidents of racial hatred that the song's title represents, and then the subsequent performances by Billie Holiday that brought the song and its message to a national audience. The film also follows the underlying problem of racism that continues into contemporary culture
God bless the child by Billie Holiday( Recording )

62 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swing spiritual based on the proverb, "God blessed the child that's got his own," accompanied by storybook which includes lyrics for the song with illustrations
The Billie Holiday songbook by Billie Holiday( Recording )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verve: 823246-2
Lady Day by Billie Holiday( Recording )

52 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song selections on this 10-CD set are programmed in chronological order, from her first commercial recording in 1933 to the last 78 RPM side she cut for Columbia Records in 1942. These 153 tracks are contained in CDs 1 through 7. A further 77 tracks will be found on CDs 7 through 10. These comprise all known alternate versions of the 153 songs that were either released at a much later date, or never issued at all; broadcast and film soundtracks from the same period; and two 1944 concert performances that originally appeared on V-Discs, a label that was distributed exclusively to the US Armed Forces
Lady sings the blues by Billie Holiday( Recording )

90 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This release presents the complete classic album, Lady Sings the Blues. As a bonus we have added three tracks that complete the album's sessions, as well as a 1955 date which presents a similar front line to the initial songs from Lady Sings the Blues, with Charlie Shavers and Tony Scott."--Container
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Billie's best by Billie Holiday( Recording )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Day : the best of Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday( Recording )

13 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-six remastered songs by Billie Holiday, including "These Foolish Things," "Easy Living," "Them There Eyes," and "Solitude."
Mystery lady : songs of Billie Holiday by Etta James( Recording )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
God bless the childGod bless the child
Alternative Names
Allan, Lewis 1915-1959

Bili Holidej

Bilija Holideja amerikāņu džeza dziedātāja un dziesmu autore

Bille Holiday

Billie Hoiliday

Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra

Billie Holiday americká jazzová zpěvačka

Billie Holiday Amerikaans zangeres

Billie Holiday amerikans jazz-sangerinne

Billie Holiday amerykańska śpiewaczka jazzowa

billie holiday and her orchestra

Billie Holiday cantante statunitense

Billie Holiday chanteuse américaine

Billie Holiday US-amerikanische Jazz-Sängerin

Billie Holidy

Billie Holliday

Billie Holliday With Lester Young

Billy Holiday

Billy Holliday

Fagan, Eleanora.

Fagan, Eleanora 1915-1959

Fagan, Eleonora 1915-1959

Fagan Gough, Eleanora 1915-1959

Fagan Gough, Eleonora 1915-1959

Gough, Eleanora Fagan 1915-1959

Gulielma Holiday

Harris, Elinore 1915-1959

Holiday, B. 1915-1959

Holiday, Billie

Holiday, Billy

Holiday, Billy 1915-1959

Holiday, Eleanora

Holiday, Eleanora 1915-1959

Holliday, Billie

Holliday, Billie 1915-1959

Holliday, Billy 1915-1959

Lady Day.

Lady Day 1915-1959

Mackay, Eleonara G. 1915-1959

MacKay, Eleonora 1915-1959

Mackay, Eleonora G. 1915-1959

McKay, Eleanor Gough.

McKay, Eleanora.

McKay, Eleanora 1915-1959

McKay, Eleonora 1915-1959

Μπίλι Χόλιντεϊ

Били Холидей

Били Холидеј

Билли Холидей

Біллі Голідей

בילי הולידיי שחקנית אמריקאית

بيلي هوليدي

بیلی هالیدی

பில்லி ஹொலிடே இசை கலைஞர்

บิลลี ฮอลิเดย์

ბილი ჰოლიდეი

빌리 홀리데이

할러데이, 빌리 1915-1959

홀리데이, 빌 1915-1959

홀리데이, 빌리 1915-1959

ビリー・ホリデイ

ホリデイ, ビリー

比莉·哈樂黛

比莉·霍利戴

比莉·荷莉戴

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God bless the childBlues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie HolidayWishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie HolidayBecoming Billie HolidayWith BillieBillie HolidayStrange fruit : Billie Holiday, Café Society, and an early cry for civil rights