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Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters

Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore & Decca Masters

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Billie Holiday

Label: Verve Music Group
Released: 2010
Views: 400

Track Listing

CD1: Strange Fruit; Yesterdays; Fine and Mellow; I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues; How Am I to Know; My Old Flame; I'll Get By; I Cover the Waterfront; I'll Be Seeing You; I'm Yours; Embraceable You; As Time Goes By; He's Funny That Way; Lover Come Back to Me; Billie's Blues; On the Sunny Side of the Street. CD2: Lover Man; No More; That Old Devil Called Love; Don't Explain; You Better Go Now; What Is This Thing Called Love; Good Morning Heartache; No Good Man; Big Stuff; Baby, I Don't Cry Over You; I'll Look Around; The Blues Are Brewin,' Guilty; Deep Song; There Is No Greater Love; Easy Living; Solitude; Weep No More; Girls Were Made to Take Care of Boys. CD3: I Loves You Porgy; My Man; Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do; Baby Get Lost; Keeps On A-Rainin'; Them There Eyes; Do Your Duty; Gimme A Pigfoot (And a Bottle of Beer; You Can't Lose A Broken Heart; My Sweet Hunk O'Trash; Now or Never; You're My Thrill; Crazy He Calls Me; Please Tell Me Now; Somebody's On My Mind; God Bless the Child; This Is Heaven to Me.

Personnel

Billie Holiday: vocals; Buck Clayton: trumpet; Tiny Grimes: guitar; Bobby Hackett: trumpet; Eddie Heywood: piano, arranger; Budd Johnson: tenor sax; Mundell Lowe: guitar; Specs Powell: drums; Tab Smith: alto sax; Lester Young: tenor sax; Eddie Barefield: clarinet and baritone sax; Billy Butterfield: trumpet; Cozy Cole: drums; Bob Haggart: bass, arranger; Horace Henderson: piano; Al Klink: alto sax; Carl Kress: guitar; Bernie Leighton: piano; Johnny Mince:alto sax; Sy Oliver: arranger; Frankie Newton: trumpet; George Wettling: drums; Bob Bain: guitar; Stan Webb: baritone sax; George Duvivier: bass; Louis Armstrong: vocals; Everett Barksdale: guitar; Tom Barney, Joe Benjamin: bass; Emmett Berry: trumpet; Denzil Best: drums; Larry Binyon: tenor sax; Wallace Bishop: drums; Johnny Blowers: Toots Camarata: guitar; Toots Camarata; arranger; Russ Case: trumpet; Big Sid Catlett: drums; Henderson Chambers: trombone; Doc Cheatham: trumpet; Kenny Clarke: drums; Shad Collins: trumpet; Sid Cooper: alto sax; Jimmy Crawford: drums; Lem Davis: alto sax; Vic Dickenson: trombone; Bob Dorsey: tenor sax; George Dorsey: alto sax; Eddie Dougherty: Nick Fatool: drums; Joe Guy: trumpet; Billy Kyle: piano; Jack Lesberg: bass; Kelly Martin: drums; George Matthews: trombone; Toots Mondello: alto sax; Sol Moore: baritone sax; Tony Mottola: guitar; Jimmy Nottingham: trumpet; Rudy Powell: alto sax; Bernie Privin: trumpet; Hymie Schertzer: alto sax; Jimmy Shirley: guitar; Bill Stegmeyer: clarinet, alto sax; Bobby Tucker: piano; Dick Vance: trumpet; Teddy Walters: guitar; Dicky Wells: trombone; Sonny White: piano; John Williams: bass; Shadow Wilson: drums; Milt Yaner: clarinet, alto sax; Paul Ricci, Kenneth Hollon: tenor sax; Sammy Benskin: piano; Tony Faso: trumpet; John Fulton: clarinet, flute: tenor sax; Bernard Kaufman: tenor sax; Charlie LaVere: piano; Joe Springer: piano; George Stevenson: trombone; Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra (Strings); Billy Taylor: Jr.: bass; Daniel Perry: guitar; Rostelle Reese: trumpet; Armand Camgros: tenor sax; Jimmy McLin: guitar; Haig Stephens: bass; Stanley Payne: tenor sax; Jack Cressey: alto sax; Dick "Dent" Eckles: flute, tenor sax; Pat Nizza: tenor sax; Art Drellinger, Freddie Williams: tenor sax; Gordon Griffith: trumpet; John Simmons: bass, director; string sections; Gordon Jenkins Singers: background vocals.

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