Billie Holiday Songs For Distingue Lovers LP
Billie Holiday Songs For Distingue Lovers LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Verve
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Billie Holiday Songs For Distingue Lovers LP

Billie Holiday

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SKU:
VERLP89664
UPC:
602577089664
1956 Classic Reissued On Vinyl LP!

Norman Granz brings together Barney Kessel on guitar, Ben Webster on tenor sax and Harry "Sweets" Edison on trumpet to back up Billie on this 1956 classic.

"Songs for Distingué Lovers forms part of the last series of extensive small-group recordings that Lady Day would make in the studio. Although her voice was largely shot at this point, she puts so much feeling into the lyrics that it's easy to overlook her dark sound. The band is a major asset, and made up of all-stars: trumpeter Harry 'Sweets' Edison, tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, pianist Jimmie Rowles, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Red Mitchell, and Alvin Stoller or Larry Bunker on drums. There are plenty of short solos for Edison, Webster, and Kessel. There are plenty of haunting moments, even if one could tell (even at the time) that the end was probably drawing near for the singer." - AllMusic

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Original label
• Original tapes
• Original sound & design
• Made in Czech Republic

Musicians:
Billie Holiday, vocal
Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone
Jimmie Rowles, piano
Barney Kessel, guitar
Red Mitchell, bass
Joe Mondragon, bass
Alvin Stoller, drums
Larry Bunker, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. Day In Day Out
2. A Foggy Day
3. Stars Fell On Alabama
Side B:
1. One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
2. Just One Of Those Things
3. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Description
1956 Classic Reissued On Vinyl LP!

Norman Granz brings together Barney Kessel on guitar, Ben Webster on tenor sax and Harry "Sweets" Edison on trumpet to back up Billie on this 1956 classic.

"Songs for Distingué Lovers forms part of the last series of extensive small-group recordings that Lady Day would make in the studio. Although her voice was largely shot at this point, she puts so much feeling into the lyrics that it's easy to overlook her dark sound. The band is a major asset, and made up of all-stars: trumpeter Harry 'Sweets' Edison, tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, pianist Jimmie Rowles, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Red Mitchell, and Alvin Stoller or Larry Bunker on drums. There are plenty of short solos for Edison, Webster, and Kessel. There are plenty of haunting moments, even if one could tell (even at the time) that the end was probably drawing near for the singer." - AllMusic

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Original label
• Original tapes
• Original sound & design
• Made in Czech Republic

Musicians:
Billie Holiday, vocal
Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone
Jimmie Rowles, piano
Barney Kessel, guitar
Red Mitchell, bass
Joe Mondragon, bass
Alvin Stoller, drums
Larry Bunker, drums

Selections:
Side A:

1. Day In Day Out
2. A Foggy Day
3. Stars Fell On Alabama
Side B:
1. One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
2. Just One Of Those Things
3. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Billie Holiday
Title
Songs For Distingue Lovers
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-04-2019
Release Date
02-20-2019
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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