Lady sings the blues by Billie Holiday

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Published by Abacus in London .

Written in English

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  • Holiday, Billie, -- 1915-1959.

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Statement[by] Billie Holiday with William Dufty.
ContributionsDufty, William.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17166574M
ISBN 100349117055

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It is based on Billie Holiday’s reminiscences as told to collaborator. Nov 26,  · Lady Sings the Blues: The 50th-Anniversay Edition with a Revised Discography (Harlem Moon Classics) [Billie Holiday, William Dufty, David Ritz] on fredjaillet.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Lady Sings the Blues is a patchwork quilt of anecdotes with no consistent thesis holding it together. One of the major themes has to do with the difficulties of being a black jazz artist in.

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As an early pop music memoir, Lady Sings the Blues was written without heavy editorial oversight, and the word on the street is that many of the facts don't check out.

The book was "written" via interviews with William Dufty, who assembled the book from their conversations. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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just for my own personal use, jamming and practice, I hope you get some use and enjoyment out of it also. Interesting that the arrangement was also sung by Billie.] Everything that happened, happened by ear. For the two years I was in the band we had a book of a hundred songs, and every one of us carried every last damn note in our heads.".

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Regardless who is at fault, the blues singer wants to leave town, and gives every indication she will go, but something holds her to the town. The singer’s situation is the perfect setting for a blues song.

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The descriptions in this book were so vivid and emotional, just like her music is. Her addiction to narcotics and alcohol brought about her early death at the age of She sang mostly popular tunes of the day with her own unique "bluesy" style. Her recordings are still reissued, and a film based on her life, Lady Sings the Blues, starring Diana Ross, was released in Dufty is an award-winning journalist/5(9).

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The blues ain’t nothing but a pain in your heart when you get a bad start When you and your man have to part.

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