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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Critic John Bush wrote that Holiday "changed the art of American pop vocals forever." She co-wrote only a few songs, but several of them have become...

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  • Best Billie Holiday Albums of All Time

    Billie Holiday is widely considered one of the best jazz artists of all time. List of the best Billie Holiday albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Billie ...read more

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