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HER RECORDINGS

THE COMPLETE BILLY HOLIDAY ON VERVE 1945-1959

Label: Verve RecordsYear: 1992
Company: PolyGram RecordsNumber: 15803
No. of discs: 10

All know Verve recordings, issued and unissued before. Produced by Phil Schaap.

Disc: 1

   1 - Body And Soul                                       3:24

   2 - Strange Fruit                                       2:56

   3 - I Cried For You                                     2:18

   4 - Fine And Mellow                                     3:51

   5 - He's Funny That Way                                 3:17

   6 - The Man I Love                                      3:04

   7 - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You?                      2:20

   8 - All Of Me                                           1:56

   9 - Billie's Blues                                      3:35

  10 - Trav'lin' Light                                     3:28

  11 - He's Funny That Way                                 2:51

  12 - Norman Granz announcement                           0:08

  13 - You Better Go Now                                   2:56

  14 - You're Driving Me Crazy                             1:30

  15 - There Is No Greater Love                            2:34

  16 - I Cover The Waterfront                              2:58

  17 - Norman Granz announcement                           0:24

  18 - East Of The Sun                                     2:54

  19 - Blue Moon                                           3:28

  20 - You Go To My Head                                   2:54

  21 - You Turned the Tables On Me                         3:26

  22 - Easy To Love                                        3:00

  23 - These Foolish Things                                3:34

  24 - I Only Have Eyes For You                            2:54

  25 - Solitude                                            3:29

Disc: 2

   1 - Everything I Have Is Yours                          3:43

   2 - Love For Sale                                       2:56

   3 - Moonglow                                            2:58

   4 - Tenderly                                            3:23

   5 - If The Moon Turns Green                             2:44

   6 - Remember                                            2:35

   7 - Autumn In New York                                  3:40

   8 - Autumn In New York                                  3:52

   9 - My Man                                              2:36

  10 - Lover Come Back To Me                               3:35

  11 - Stormy Weather                                      3:41

  12 - Yesterdays                                          2:48

  13 - He's Funny That Way                                 3:11

  14 - I Can't Face the Music                              3:14

  15 - Leonard Feather announcement                        0:37

  16 - Blue Moon                                           2:15

  17 - All Of Me                                           1:43

  18 - My Man                                              2:52

  19 - Them There Eyes                                     1:28

  20 - I Cried For You                                     3:20

  21 - What A Little Moonlight Can Do                      2:56

  22 - I Cover The Waterfront                              3:17

  23 - Leonard Feather announcement                        0:21

  24 - Billie's Blues                                     11:39

Disc: 3

   1 - Lover Come Back To Me                               6:46

   2 - How Deep Is The Ocean                               2:57

   3 - What A Little Moonlight Can Do                      3:10

   4 - I Cried For You                                     2:26

   5 - Love Me Or Leave Me                                 2:33

   6 - P.S. I Love You                                     3:35

   7 - Too Marvelous For Words                             2:11

   8 - Softly                                              2:55

   9 - I Thought About You                                 2:45

  10 - Willow Weep For Me                                  3:05

  11 - Stormy Blues                                        3:26

  12 - Say It Isn't So                                     3:01

  13 - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm                    3:55

  14 - I Wished On The Moon                                6:48

  15 - Always                                              3:57

  16 - Everything Happens To Me                            6:20

  17 - Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me                    5:00

  18 - Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You)      4:39

Disc: 4

   1 - Nice Work If You Can Get It                         4:05

   2 - Discussion: Nice Work if You Can Get It             0:40

   3 - Mandy Is Two                                        4:31

   4 - Prelude to a Kiss                                   2:46

   5 - I Must Have That Man                                1:05

   6 - Jeepers Creepers                                    2:13

   7 - Jeepers Creepers                                    0:51

   8 - Discussion: Jeepers Creepers                        3:25

   9 - Discussion: Jeepers Creepers                        2:27

  10 - Please, Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone           1:57

  11 - Please, Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone           2:57

  12 - Discussion: Moonlight in Vermont                    0:52

  13 - Misery                                              0:36

  14 - Restless                                            2:45

  15 - Moonlight in Vermont                                2:00

  16 - Everything Happens To Me                            3:26

  17 - Discussion                                          0:37

  18 - I Don't Want To Cry Anymore                         4:25

  19 - I Don't Want To Cry Anymore                         2:25

  20 - Discussion: I Don't Want to Cry Anymore             5:32

  21 - Everything Happens To Me                            3:00

  22 - Discussion                                          1:48

  23 - When You Are Away, Dear                             1:40

  24 - Discussion                                          0:48

  25 - It Had To Be You                                    1:54

  26 - The Mood That I'm In                                0:31

  27 - Gone With The Wind                                  1:36

  28 - I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)                  3:17

  29 - Discussion                                          2:31

  30 - A Sunsetbonnet Blue (And A Yellow Straw Hat)        0:06

  31 - (I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance                 1:32

  32 - Discussion                                          2:14

  33 - I'm Walkin' Through Heaven with You                 2:05

  34 - Discussion                                          0:42

  35 - Just Friends                                        1:01

  36 - The Nearness of You                                 1:04

  37 - Discussion                                          0:27

  38 - It's Too Hot for Words                              0:21

  39 - They Say                                            2:25

  40 - I Won't Believe It                                  0:20

Disc: 5

   1 - I Don't Want To Cry Anymore                         0:29

   2 - I Don't Want To Cry Anymore                         3:54

   3 - Studio Talk: Prelude To A Kiss                      0:14

   4 - Studio Talk: Prelude To A Kiss                      0:50

   5 - Prelude to a Kiss                                   5:32

   6 - (I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance                 4:26

   7 - When Your Lover Has Gone                            0:49

   8 - Studio Talk: When Your Lover Has Gone               1:00

   9 - Studio Talk                                         0:22

  10 - When Your Lover Has Gone                            4:55

  11 - Gone With The Wind                                  3:23

  12 - Studio Talk                                         0:10

  13 - Please, Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone           4:19

  14 - It Had To Be You                                    4:01

  15 - Studio Talk                                         0:08

  16 - Nice Work If You Can Get It                         3:47

  17 - Come Rain or Come Shine                             4:21

  18 - I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues                     5:51

  19 - What's New?                                         4:16

  20 - A Fine Romance                                      0:46

  21 - A Fine Romance                                      2:44

  22 - A Fine Romance                                      0:18

  23 - A Fine Romance                                      1:16

  24 - A Fine Romance                                      3:18

  25 - A Fine Romance                                      0:26

  26 - A Fine Romance                                      3:12

  27 - A Fine Romance                                      3:32

  28 - Studio Talk                                         0:06

  29 - I Hadn't Anyone till You                            4:03

Disc: 6

   1 - I Get A Kick Out Of You                             5:39

   2 - Everything I Have Is Yours                          4:29

   3 - Isn't This A Lovely Day?                            4:11

   4 - Discussion: Misery                                  1:26

   5 - Israel                                              2:18

   6 - Misery                                              4:40

   7 - Discussion                                          1:16

   8 - I Must Have That Man                                6:29

   9 - Discussion                                          0:27

  10 - Strange Fruit                                       5:48

  11 - Discussion: God Bless the Child                     5:50

  12 - Discussion                                          1:16

  13 - God Bless The Child                                 3:15

  14 - God Bless The Child                                 1:08

  15 - Discussion                                          0:35

  16 - God Bless The Child                                 3:34

  17 - One Never Knows, Does One?                          2:07

  18 - Discussion                                          2:00

  19 - Beer Barrel Polka (aka Roll Out The Barrel)         1:19

  20 - Some of These Days                                  1:03

  21 - A Yiddish Momme                                     0:39

  22 - A Yiddish Momme                                     2:16

  23 - Discussion                                          0:42

  24 - Lady's Back in Town                                 2:36

  25 - Discussion                                          4:33

  26 - Discussion                                          1:13

  27 - One Never Knows, Does One?                          2:39

  28 - Discussion                                          1:19

  29 - (Unknown title)                                     1:54

Disc: 7

   1 - Trav'lin' Light                                     3:07

   2 - I Must Have That Man                                3:03

   3 - Some Other Spring                                   3:36

   4 - Lady Sings The Blues                                3:44

   5 - Strange Fruit                                       3:01

   6 - God Bless The Child                                 3:58

   7 - Good Morning Heartache                              3:29

   8 - No Good Man                                         3:18

   9 - Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me                    4:12

  10 - Cheek to Cheek                                      3:35

  11 - Ill Wind                                            6:14

  12 - Speak Low                                           4:25

  13 - We'll Be Together Again                             4:24

  14 - All Or Nothing At All                               5:39

  15 - Sophisticated Lady                                  4:48

  16 - April In Paris                                      3:02

Disc: 8

   1 - Lady Sings The Blues                                2:52

   2 - Lady Sings The Blues                                2:38

   3 - Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do                     2:30

   4 - Trav'lin' Light                                     0:44

   5 - Reading from Lady Sings The Blues                   2:06

   6 - Billie's Blues                                      3:20

   7 - Body And Soul                                       2:39

   8 - Lady Sings The Blues                                0:55

   9 - Don't Explain                                       2:26

  10 - Yesterdays                                          1:16

  11 - Please, Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone           1:43

  12 - I'll Be Seeing You                                  2:28

  13 - Reading from Lady Sings The Blues                   2:50

  14 - My Man                                              3:13

  15 - I Cried For You                                     3:09

  16 - Fine And Mellow                                     3:15

  17 - I Cover The Waterfront                              3:46

  18 - What A Little Moonlight Can Do                      2:49

  19 - I Wished On The Moon                                3:25

  20 - Moonlight in Vermont                                3:49

  21 - A Foggy Day                                         4:40

  22 - I Didn't Know What Time It Was                      5:59

  23 - Just One Of Those Things                            0:25

  24 - Studio Talk                                         0:47

  25 - Just One Of Those Things                            5:31

  26 - Studio Talk                                         0:29

  27 - Comes Love                                          3:58

  28 - Comes Love                                          0:38

  29 - Comes Love                                          0:18

  30 - Comes Love                                          4:00

Disc: 9

   1 - Day In, Day Out                                     6:47

   2 - Darn That Dream                                     6:19

   3 - But Not For Me                                      3:48

   4 - Body And Soul                                       6:22

   5 - Studio Talk                                         0:45

   6 - Just Friends                                        6:26

   7 - Studio Talk                                         0:16

   8 - Stars Fell On Alabama                               0:36

   9 - Stars Fell On Alabama                               4:29

  10 - Studio Talk: Say It Isn't So                        0:24

  11 - Say It Isn't So                                     3:16

  12 - Studio Talk: Our Love Is Here to Stay               0:25

  13 - Our Love Is Here To Stay                            3:42

  14 - Talk: One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)   0:28

  15 - One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)         1:56

  16 - One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)         5:39

  17 - They Can't Take That Away From Me                   4:10

  18 - Embraceable You                                     6:47

  19 - Let's Call The Whole Thing Off                      3:24

  20 - Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You?                      5:38

Disc: 10

   1 - Willis Conover announcement                         0:54

   2 - Johnny Mercer announcement                          0:42

   3 - Fanfare from Oh, Lady Be Good                       0:11

   4 - Nice Work If You Can Get It                         2:39

   5 - Willow Weep For Me                                  3:08

   6 - My Man                                              3:30

   7 - Lover Come Back To Me                               2:05

   8 - Lady Sings The Blues                                3:00

   9 - What A Little Moonlight Can Do                      2:54

  10 - Fanfare from Oh, Lady Be Good with Conover announc  0:18

  11 - Leonard Feather announcement                        0:47

  12 - I Wished On The Moon                                2:43

  13 - Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)                   3:01

  14 - All The Way                                         3:23

  15 - It's Not for Me to Say                              2:26

  16 - I'll Never Smile Again                              3:23

  17 - Just One More Chance                                3:43

  18 - When It's Sleepy Time Down South                    4:05

  19 - Don't Worry 'bout Me                                3:08

  20 - Sometimes I'm Happy                                 2:46

  21 - You Took Advantage Of Me                            3:08

  22 - There'll Be Some Changes Made                       2:52

  23 - 'Deed I Do                                          2:13

  24 - All Of You                                          2:30

  25 - Baby, Won't You Please Come Home                    3:03



       Total recording time                            11:58:30

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