Billie Holiday Sings

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Billie Holiday Sings
Studio album by Billie Holiday
Released 1952
Recorded March 26, 1952 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 59:45
Label Clef Records
Producer Norman Granz
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Solitude
Studio album by Billie Holiday
Released 1956
Recorded March 26, 1952 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April, 1952, Los Angeles, California
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 51:28
Label Verve Records
Producer Norman Granz
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]

Billie Holiday Sings is an album made by jazz singer Billie Holiday, released in the United States by Clef Records in 1952. It was reissued in 1956 by Verve Records with four extra tracks recorded at the sessions, and renamed Solitude. [3]

Track listing[edit]

1952 10" LP, Billie Holiday Sings[edit]

  1. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 2:57
  2. "You Turned the Tables on Me" (Louis Alter, Sidney D. Mitchell) – 3:29
  3. "Blue Moon" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 3:31
  4. "(In My) Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 3:31
  5. "These Foolish Things" (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) – 3:38
  6. "You'd Be So Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) – 3:01
  7. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 2:56
  8. "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" (Brooks Bowman) – 2:54

1956 LP, Solitude[edit]

  1. "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" (Brooks Bowman) – 2:54
  2. "Blue Moon" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 3:31
  3. "You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 2:56
  4. "You Turned the Tables on Me" (Louis Alter, Sidney D. Mitchell) – 3:29
  5. "You'd Be So Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) – 3:01
  6. "These Foolish Things" (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) – 3:38
  7. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 2:57
  8. "(In My) Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 3:31
  9. "Everything I Have Is Yours" (Harold Adamson, Burton Lane) – 3:43
  10. "Love for Sale" (Porter) – 2:56
  11. "Moonglow" (Eddie DeLange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills) – 2:58
  12. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 3:23

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