DVD cover, 7.6k Presenting Billie Holiday

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It has been released and for sale on Amazon.com!
Current info below is based on over one year old information. It might change on the actual release. It's on order right now and will be checked when I got the DVD in my hands, let's hope the still contains the welth of info the producers had in mind.... ;-)

I can't believe it, it's cancelled again!!!!!!!


Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan Gough, made her singing debut in obscure Harlem nightclubs. She then toured with Count Basie and Artie Shaw before going solo. Benny Goodman dragged the frightened young singer to her first studio session. Between 1933 and 1944, she recorded over 200 "sides," but never received royalties for any of them. Despite a lack of technical training, Holiday's unique diction, inimitable phrasing, and acute dramatic intensity made her an outstanding jazz singer, musical legend and is still extremely popular to this day.
This irreplaceable archive collection includes 3 newly discovered Billie Holiday performances from the 1950's that haven't been seen by the public in nearly 45 years. Other performances as well as live audio recordings will be part of this window into the world of one of the most unforgettable singers of the 20th Century. Also included are many original personal letters, set lists, unpublished lyrics, birth, death, and divorce certificates, signed photos, canceled checks, shopping lists, audio cassette interviews, several drafts of an in-depth biography that was never published, and much, much more.

This Interactive DVD contains: * Audio Interviews With Record Producers and Musicians in the 1960's and early 70's * Photo Gallery - 50+ Photos and Memorabilia Archive *

Discography Performance clips include: * My Man * Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone * Lady Sings the Blues * Fine and Mellow * New Orleans * Symphony in Black

Audio Recordings will include: * They Can't Take That Away From Me * Swing, Brother, Swing * I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone ...and more!

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