WORTH LISTENING


A NEW feature here on this site, the MP3 of the month!

This months MP3: Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra - Miss Brown To You.mp3, a Robin, Whiting and Rainger composition. Vocals by Billie Holiday.
Recorded Tuesday 2 July 1935, 1776 Broadway in New York.


Some other BILLIE HOLIDAY SOUNDS found on the web

The original narrations from the "The Essential Billie Holiday Carnegie Hall Concert", dated Nov. 10, 1956. These narrations, by Gilbert Millstein, are excerpts from the book 'Lady Sings The Blues'
1 - 2:52 min. (zipped MP3 format, 24 kbps/22kHz/mono, 489 kb)
4 - 0:44 min. (zipped MP3 format, 24 kbps/22kHz/mono, 126 kb)
5 - 2:08 min. (zipped MP3 format, 24 kbps/22kHz/mono, 362 kb)
10 - 0:55 min. (zipped MP3 format, 24 kbps/22kHz/mono, 158 kb)
13 - 3:00 min. (zipped MP3 format, 24 kbps/22kHz/mono, 484 kb)
At EMusic you can read a nice article about Billie, at the bottom of the page there are links to two albums where you can listen to in Real Audio or MP3 format. OK, they are only 30 seconds long, but hey, it's there!!

Found on the Ladyslipper site (there is much more where this came from!):

Lady Sings The Blues a 30 sec. clip (240k .AU file)
God Bless The Child a 30 sec. clip (240k .AU file)
Strange Fruit a 30 sec. clip (240k .AU file)

And of coarse one of the most impressive statements of her: (some of the links are gone, will find others in the near future)

Them There Eyes (646k .WAV file)

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