album

The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945 - 1959

256 songs (11 hours and 56 minutes) Released on 28 September 1992
Disc 1
1
Body And Soul (Live At The Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles/1945)
Billie Holiday
3:24
2
Strange Fruit (Live At The Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles/1945)
Billie Holiday
2:56
3
I Cried For You (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
2:18
4
Fine And Mellow (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
3:50
5
He's Funny That Way (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
3:16
6
The Man I Love (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
3:04
7
Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You? (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
2:19
8
All Of Me (Live At Carnegie Hall/1946)
Billie Holiday
1:55
9
Billie's Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall, New York / 1946)
Billie Holiday
3:35
10
Travelin' Light (Live At The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles/1946)
Billie Holiday
3:28
11
He's Funny That Way (Live At The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles/1946)
Billie Holiday
2:51
12
Norman Granz Announcement (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Norman Granz
0:09
13
You Better Go Now (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Billie Holiday
2:55
14
You're Driving Me Crazy (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Billie Holiday
1:29
15
(There Is) No Greater Love (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Billie Holiday
2:34
16
I Cover The Waterfront (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Billie Holiday
2:58
17
Norman Granz Announcement Of Billie Holiday And Intermission (Live At Carnegie Hall/1947)
Norman Granz
0:24
18
East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon)
Billie Holiday
2:54
19
Blue Moon
Billie Holiday
3:28
20
You Go To My Head
Billie Holiday
2:54
21
You Turned The Tables On Me
Billie Holiday
3:26
22
Easy To Love
Billie Holiday
2:59
23
These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
Billie Holiday
3:33
24
I Only Have Eyes For You
Billie Holiday
2:51
25
Solitude
Billie Holiday
3:28
Disc 2
1
Everything I Have Is Yours (10'' Version)
Billie Holiday
3:45
2
Love For Sale
Billie Holiday
2:56
3
Moonglow
Billie Holiday
2:58
4
Tenderly
Billie Holiday
3:23
5
If The Moon Turns Green
Billie Holiday
2:45
6
Remember
Billie Holiday
2:34
7
Autumn In New York (Single Version)
Billie Holiday
3:41
8
Autumn In New York
Billie Holiday
3:52
9
My Man
Billie Holiday
2:36
10
Lover, Come Back To Me
Billie Holiday
3:35
11
Stormy Weather
Billie Holiday
3:41
12
Yesterdays
Billie Holiday
2:49
13
He's Funny That Way
Billie Holiday
3:12
14
I Can't Face The Music
Billie Holiday
3:14
15
MC And Leonard Feather Announcements (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
0:37
16
Blue Moon (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
2:05
17
All Of Me (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
1:43
18
My Man (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
2:51
19
Them There Eyes (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
1:28
20
I Cried For You (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
3:07
21
What A Little Moonlight Can Do (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
2:40
22
I Cover The Waterfront (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
3:17
23
Leonard Feather Announcement (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Leonard Feather
0:21
24
Billie's Blues (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
11:39
Disc 3
1
Lover, Come Back To Me (Live At Jazz Club USA, Cologne / 1954)
Billie Holiday
6:45
2
How Deep Is The Ocean?
Billie Holiday
2:57
3
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Billie Holiday
3:10
4
I Cried For You
Billie Holiday
2:26
5
Love Me Or Leave Me
Billie Holiday
2:33
6
P.S. I Love You
Billie Holiday
3:34
7
Too Marvelous For Words
Billie Holiday
2:11
8
Softly
Billie Holiday
2:54
9
I Thought About You
Billie Holiday
2:45
10
Willow Weep For Me
Billie Holiday
3:05
11
Stormy Blues (Single Version)
Billie Holiday
3:26
12
Say It Isn't So ("Stay With Me" Version)
Billie Holiday
3:01
13
I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Billie Holiday
3:55
14
I Wished On The Moon (1955 Version)
Billie Holiday
6:48
15
Always
Billie Holiday
3:56
16
Everything Happens To Me
Billie Holiday
6:20
17
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (1955 Version)
Billie Holiday
5:00
18
Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You)
Billie Holiday
4:39
Disc 4
1
Nice Work If You Can Get It (Rehearsal Version)
Billie Holiday
4:05
2
Discussion; Nice Work If You Can Get It
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:39
3
Mandy Is Two
Billie Holiday
4:30
4
Prelude To A Kiss
Billie Holiday
2:46
5
I Must Have That Man! (1955 Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
1:04
6
Jeepers Creepers (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
2:13
7
Jeepers Creepers (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
0:51
8
Discussion; Jeepers Creepers #1
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
3:25
9
Discussion; Jeepers Creepers #2
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
2:26
10
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (Edit)
Billie Holiday
1:57
11
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
2:56
12
Discussion; Moonlight In Vermont
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:52
13
Misery (1955 Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
0:35
14
Restless
Billie Holiday
2:45
15
Moonlight In Vermont (Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
2:00
16
Everything Happens To Me (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
3:26
17
Discussion #1
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:36
18
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
4:24
19
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
2:25
20
Discussion; I Don't Want To Cry Any More
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
5:33
21
Everything Happens To Me (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
2:58
22
Discussion #2
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
1:47
23
When You Are Away, Dear
Billie Holiday
1:40
24
Discussion #3
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:48
25
It Had To Be You (Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
1:54
26
The Mood That I'm In
Billie Holiday
0:31
27
Gone With The Wind (Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
1:36
28
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Billie Holiday
3:17
29
Discussion #4
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
2:30
30
A Sunbonnet Blue
Billie Holiday
0:06
31
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance
Billie Holiday
1:32
32
Discussion #5
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
2:14
33
I'm Walkin' Through Heaven With You
Billie Holiday
2:05
34
Discussion #6
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:41
35
Just Friends
Billie Holiday
1:00
36
The Nearness Of You
Billie Holiday
1:04
37
Discussion #7
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rowles & Artie Shapiro
0:27
38
It's Too Hot For Words
Billie Holiday
0:20
39
They Say
Billie Holiday
2:25
40
I Won't Believe It
Billie Holiday
0:20
Disc 5
1
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore (Take 1 / False Start)
Billie Holiday
0:29
2
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore (Take 2 / Master Take)
Billie Holiday
3:53
3
Studio Talk; Prelude To A Kiss #1
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:14
4
Studio Talk; Prelude To A Kiss #2
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:50
5
Prelude To A Kiss
Billie Holiday
5:32
6
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Billie Holiday
4:26
7
When Your Lover Has Gone (Take 1)
Billie Holiday
0:49
8
Studio Talk; When Your Lover Has Gone
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
1:00
9
Studio Talk #1
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:22
10
When Your Lover Has Gone (Take 2)
Billie Holiday
4:55
11
Gone With The Wind
Billie Holiday
3:23
12
Studio Talk #2
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:10
13
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Billie Holiday
4:19
14
It Had To Be You
Billie Holiday
4:00
15
Studio Talk #3
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:08
16
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Billie Holiday
3:47
17
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Billie Holiday
4:23
18
I Got A Right To Sing The Blues
Billie Holiday
5:51
19
What's New
Billie Holiday
4:16
20
A Fine Romance (Take 1 / Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
0:46
21
A Fine Romance (Take 2 / Alternate)
Billie Holiday
2:44
22
A Fine Romance (Take 3 / False Start)
Billie Holiday
0:18
23
A Fine Romance (Take 4 Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
1:15
24
A Fine Romance (Take 5 Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
3:18
25
A Fine Romance (Take 6 / False Start)
Billie Holiday
0:25
26
A Fine Romance (Take 7 / Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
3:12
27
A Fine Romance (Take 8 / Master Take)
Billie Holiday
3:32
28
Studio Talk #4
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, John Simmons & Larry Bunker
0:06
29
I Hadn't Anyone Till You
Billie Holiday
4:02
Disc 6
1
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Billie Holiday
5:39
2
Everything I Have Is Yours ("Velvet Mood" Version)
Billie Holiday
4:29
3
Isn't This A Lovely Day?
Billie Holiday
4:11
4
Discussion; Misery
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:26
5
Israel
Billie Holiday
2:17
6
Misery (1956 Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
4:38
7
Discussion #8
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:15
8
I Must Have That Man! (1956 Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
6:29
9
Discussion #9
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
0:27
10
Strange Fruit (Rehearsal)
Billie Holiday
5:48
11
Discussion; God Bless The Child
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
5:50
12
Discussion #10
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:16
13
God Bless The Child (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
3:15
14
God Bless The Child (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
1:07
15
Discussion #11
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
0:33
16
God Bless The Child (Rehearsal 3)
Billie Holiday
3:34
17
One Never Knows, Does One? (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
2:07
18
Discussion #12
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:59
19
Beer Barrel Polka (aka "Roll Out The Barrel")
Billie Holiday
1:19
20
Some Of These Days
Billie Holiday
1:02
21
A Yiddishe Momme (Rehearsal 1)
Billie Holiday
0:38
22
A Yiddishe Momme (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
2:16
23
Discussion #13
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
0:41
24
Lady's Back In Town
Billie Holiday
2:36
25
Discussion #14
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
4:32
26
Discussion #15
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:13
27
One Never Knows, Does One? (Rehearsal 2)
Billie Holiday
2:38
28
Discussion #16
Billie Holiday, Tony Scott, William Dufty & Maely Dufty
1:19
29
Unknown Title
Billie Holiday
1:53
Disc 7
1
Trav'lin Light
Billie Holiday
3:07
2
I Must Have That Man!
Billie Holiday
3:04
3
Some Other Spring
Billie Holiday
3:36
4
Lady Sings The Blues
Billie Holiday
3:44
5
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday
3:01
6
God Bless The Child (1956 Version)
Billie Holiday
3:58
7
Good Morning Heartache
Billie Holiday
3:29
8
No Good Man
Billie Holiday
3:18
9
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (1956 Version)
Billie Holiday
4:12
10
Cheek To Cheek
Billie Holiday
3:34
11
Ill Wind
Billie Holiday
6:14
12
Speak Low
Billie Holiday
4:25
13
We'll Be Together Again
Billie Holiday
4:24
14
All Or Nothing At All
Billie Holiday
5:39
15
Sophisticated Lady
Billie Holiday
4:48
16
April In Paris
Billie Holiday
3:02
Disc 8
1
Lady Sings The Blues With Reading From Lady Sings The Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956) [feat. Gilbert Millstein]
Billie Holiday feat. Gilbert Millstein
2:52
2
Lady Sings The Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:38
3
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:30
4
Trav'lin Light With Reading From Lady Sings The Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956) [feat. Gilbert Millstein]
Billie Holiday feat. Gilbert Millstein
0:44
5
Reading From Lady Sings The Blues #3 (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Gilbert Millstein
2:06
6
Billie's Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
3:20
7
Body And Soul (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:38
8
Reading From Lady Sings The Blues #4 (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Gilbert Millstein
0:54
9
Don't Explain (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:26
10
Yesterdays (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
1:16
11
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
1:42
12
I'll Be Seeing You (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:28
13
Reading From Lady Sings The Blues #5 (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Gilbert Millstein
2:50
14
My Man (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
3:13
15
I Cried For You (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
3:08
16
Fine And Mellow (Live At Carnegie Hall / 1956)
Billie Holiday
3:14
17
I Cover The Waterfront (Live At Carnegie Hall, 1956)
Billie Holiday
3:45
18
What A Little Moonlight Can Do (Live At Carnegie Hall, 1956)
Billie Holiday
2:48
19
I Wished On The Moon
Billie Holiday
3:25
20
Moonlight In Vermont
Billie Holiday
3:49
21
A Foggy Day
Billie Holiday
4:39
22
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Billie Holiday
5:59
23
Just One Of Those Things (Take 7 - Incomplete Take)
Billie Holiday
0:25
24
Studio Talk #5
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:47
25
Just One Of Those Things (Take 8 - Master Take)
Billie Holiday
5:31
26
Studio Talk #6
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:28
27
Comes Love (Alternate Take 1)
Billie Holiday
3:58
28
Comes Love (False Start / Take 2)
Billie Holiday
0:36
29
Comes Love (False Start / Take 3)
Billie Holiday
0:20
30
Comes Love (Master Take 4)
Billie Holiday
3:59
Disc 9
1
Day In Day Out
Billie Holiday
6:47
2
Darn That Dream
Billie Holiday
6:18
3
But Not For Me
Billie Holiday
3:48
4
Body And Soul
Billie Holiday
6:22
5
Studio Talk #7
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:44
6
Just Friends (Instrumental)
Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Alvin Stoller & Red Mitchell
6:26
7
Studio Talk #8
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:16
8
Stars Fell On Alabama (Take 1 - Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
0:36
9
Stars Fell On Alabama
Billie Holiday
4:28
10
Studio Talk; Say It Isn't So
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:24
11
Say It Isn't So
Billie Holiday
3:15
12
Studio Talk; Our Love Is Here To Stay
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:25
13
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Billie Holiday
3:41
14
Studio Talk; One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Billie Holiday, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel, Red Mitchell & Alvin Stoller
0:27
15
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (Take 2 - Incomplete)
Billie Holiday
1:55
16
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Billie Holiday
5:39
17
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Billie Holiday
4:10
18
Embraceable You
Billie Holiday
6:47
19
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Billie Holiday
3:23
20
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Billie Holiday
5:37
Disc 10
1
Announcement By Willis Conover (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Willis Conover
0:53
2
Announcement By Johnny Mercer (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Johnny Mercer
0:42
3
Fanfare From Oh, Lady Be Good (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Mal Waldron, Joe Benjamin & Jo Jones
0:10
4
Nice Work If You Can Get It (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
2:38
5
Willow Weep For Me (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
3:08
6
My Man (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
3:29
7
Lover, Come Back To Me (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
2:05
8
Lady Sings The Blues (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
2:59
9
What A Little Moonlight Can Do (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Billie Holiday
2:53
10
Fanfare From Oh, Lady Be Good With Conover Announcement (Live At The Newport Jazz Festival/1957)
Mal Waldron, Joe Benjamin, Jo Jones & Willis Conover
0:19
11
Announcement By Leonard Feather (Live From Seven Ages Of Jazz Festival/1958)
Leonard Feather
0:47
12
I Wished On The Moon (Live From Seven Ages Of Jazz Festival/1958)
Billie Holiday
2:43
13
Lover Man (Live From Seven Ages Of Jazz Festival /1958)
Billie Holiday
3:01
14
All The Way
Billie Holiday & Ray Ellis & His Orchestra
3:23
15
It's Not For Me To Say
Billie Holiday
2:26
16
I'll Never Smile Again
Billie Holiday
3:23
17
Just One More Chance
Billie Holiday
3:44
18
When It's Sleepy Time Down South [feat. Ray Ellis And His Orchestra]
Billie Holiday feat. Ray Ellis & His Orchestra
4:05
19
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Billie Holiday
3:08
20
Sometimes I'm Happy
Billie Holiday
2:46
21
You Took Advantage Of Me [feat. Ray Ellis And His Orchestra]
Billie Holiday feat. Ray Ellis & His Orchestra
3:08
22
There'll Be Some Changes Made
Billie Holiday
2:52
23
'Deed I Do
Billie Holiday
2:13
24
All Of You
Billie Holiday
2:30
25
Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Billie Holiday
3:03