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Billie Holiday - First Issue: The Great American Songbook flac

  • Performer: Billie Holiday
  • Album: First Issue: The Great American Songbook
  • Label: Verve Records
  • Catalog #: P2-23003
  • FLAC: 1119 mb | MP3: 2832 mb
  • Released: 1994
  • Country: US
  • Style: Big Band, Rhythm & Blues, Cool Jazz
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 959
  • Category: Jazz / Blues
Billie Holiday - First Issue: The Great American Songbook flac

Tracklist

1Prelude To A Kiss
Written-By – Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills
5:32
2Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
3:23
3A Foggy Day
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
4:40
4I Got A Right To Sing The Blues
Written-By – Harold Arlen, Theodore Koehler
5:51
5Love Is Here To Stay
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
3:41
6They Can't Take That Away From Me
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
4:10
7P.S. I Love You
Written-By – Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer
3:35
8Too Marvelous For Words
Written-By – Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting
2:11
9Always
Written-By – Irving Berlin
3:57
10 Disc One
11I Thought About You
Written-By – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer
2:45
12Nice Work If You Can Get It
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
3:47
13Say It Isn't So
Written-By – Irving Berlin
3:16
14One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Written-By – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
5:39
15Remember
Written-By – Irving Berlin
2:34
16Trav'lin Light
Written-By – Johnny Mercer, James Osborne "Trummy" Young
3:07
17Easy To Love
Written-By – Cole Albert Porter
2:59
18Just One Of Those Things
Written-By – Cole Albert Porter
5:31
19All Of You
Written-By – Cole Albert Porter
2:30
20Stormy Weather
Written-By – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
3:41
21Cheek To Cheek
Written-By – Irving Berlin
3:35
22Solitude
Written-By – Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Edgar De Lange, Irving Mills
3:29
23I Get A Kick Out Of You
Written-By – Cole Albert Porter
5:40
24Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Written-By – Bob Russell, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
5:00
25But Not For Me
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
3:48
26 Disc Two
27How Deep Is The Ocean?
Written-By – Irving Berlin
2:57
28Day In, Day Out
Written-By – Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom
6:47
29Sophisticated Lady
Written-By – Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
4:48
30Come Rain Or Come Shine
Written-By – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
4:22
31Love For Sale
Written-By – Cole Albert Porter
2:56
32Embraceable You
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
6:47
33I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Written-By – Irving Berlin
3:55
34Blue Moon
Written-By – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
3:28
35Yesterdays
Written-By – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach
2:49
36A Fine Romance
Written-By – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
3:32

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
314 523 003-2Billie Holiday First Issue: The Great American Songbook ‎(2xCD, Comp, RM)Verve Records314 523 003-2US1994
523 003-2Billie Holiday First Issue: The Great American Songbook ‎(2xCD, Comp)Verve Records523 003-2EuropeUnknown
524043KBillie Holiday First Issue: The Great American Songbook ‎(2xCD, Comp)Jazz Heritage524043KUS1995
523 003-2Billie Holiday First Issue: The Great American Songbook ‎(2xCD, Comp)Verve Records523 003-2Europe1994

Credits

  • Alto SaxophoneBenny Carter (tracks: 1-2, 1-5, 1-12, 1-15, 2-2, 2-11), Willie Smith (tracks: 1-10, 1-16)
  • BassJoe Mondragon (tracks: 1-11), John Simmons (tracks: 1-2, 1-5, 1-12, 1-15, 2-2, 2-11), Leonard Gaskin (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1), Ray Brown (tracks: 1-1, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 2-6, 2-7, 2-10), Red Callender (tracks: 1-10, 1-16), Red Mitchell (tracks: 1-6, 1-8, 1-9, 1-13, 2-3, 2-8, 2-9, 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17)
  • ClarinetTony Scott (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1)
  • Compilation ProducerMichael Lang
  • ConductorLeroy Lovett (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1)
  • DesignGordon H. Jee, Shawn Wilson-Bunyan
  • DrumsAlvin Stoller (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 1-6, 1-8, 1-9, 1-11, 1-13, 2-3, 2-6, 2-8 to 2-10, 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17), Chico Hamilton (tracks: 1-10, 1-16), Cozy Cole (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1), Ed Shaughnessy (tracks: 2-4), Gus Johnson (tracks: 1-3, 2-7), Larry Bunker (tracks: 1-2, 1-5, 1-12, 1-15, 2-2, 2-11)
  • Executive-ProducerRichard Seidel
  • GuitarBarney Kessel (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4 to 1-6, 1-8 to 1-13, 1-15, 1-16, 2-2, 2-3, 2-6, 2-8 to 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17), Billy Bauer (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1), Freddie Green (tracks: 1-3, 2-7), Herb Ellis (tracks: 2-4)
  • Liner NotesChris Albertson
  • Mastered ByAndrew Nicholas
  • OrchestraRay Ellis's Orchestra (tracks: 2-15), Tony Scott's Orchestra (tracks: 2-5)
  • OrganOscar Peterson (tracks: 1-3, 2-7, 2-13)
  • Photography ByHerman Leonard
  • PianoBilly Taylor (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1), Bobby Tucker (tracks: 1-10, 1-14, 1-16), Jimmy Rowles (tracks: 1-2, 1-5, 1-6, 1-8, 1-9, 1-11 to 1-13, 1-15, 2-2, 2-3, 2-8, 2-9, 2-11, 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17), Oscar Peterson (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 2-4, 2-6, 2-10, 2-13)
  • Producer [Original Recordings]Norman Granz (tracks: 1-1 to 1-17, 2-1 to 2-14, 2-16 to 2-17), Ray Ellis (tracks: 2-15)
  • Remastered ByPhil Schaap
  • Sequenced ByJames Gavin
  • Tenor SaxophoneBen Webster (tracks: 1-6, 1-8, 1-9, 1-11, 1-13, 2-3, 2-8, 2-9, 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17), Budd Johnson (tracks: 1-7, 1-17, 2-1), Flip Phillips (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 2-6, 2-10), Paul Quinichette (tracks: 1-3, 2-7)
  • TrumpetCharlie Shavers (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 1-7, 1-17, 2-1, 2-4, 2-6, 2-10), Harry "Sweets" Edison (tracks: 1-2, 1-5, 1-6, 1-8 to 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-15, 1-16, 2-2, 2-3, 2-8, 2-9, 2-11, 2-12, 2-14, 2-16, 2-17), Joe Newman (tracks: 1-3, 2-7)
  • VocalsBillie Holiday

Notes

Tracks #1-1, 1-4, 2-6, 2-10, 2-13 - recorded late spring 1952 probably at Radio Recorders studio, Los Angeles.
#1-2, 1-5 - August 23, 1955 at Radio Recorders studio, Los Angeles.
#1-3, 2-7 - probably July 27, 1952 in New York City.
#1-6, 2-9, 2-12, 2-14 - January 7, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles.
#1-7, 1-17, 2-1 - February 14, 1955 at Fine Sound Studios, New York City.
#1-8, 1-13, 2-17 - January 9, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles.
#1-9, 2-3, 2-8, 2-16 - January 8, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles.
#1-10, 1-14, 1-16 - September 3, 1954 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles.
#1-11 - August 14, 1956 at Radio Recorders studio, Los Angeles.
#1-12, 1-15, 2-2, 2-11 - August 25, 1955 at Radio Recorders studio, Los Angeles.
#2-4 - April 14, 1954 at Fine Sound Studios, New York City.
#2-5 - June 6, 1956 at Fine Sound Studios, New York City.
#2-15 - March 11, 1959 at Metropolitan Recording studio, New York City.

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