Billie Holiday Greatest Hits Vol 2 (FULL ALBUM - BEST OF JAZZ SINGERS - LADIES OF JAZZ) 00:00 Strange Fruit 03:14 All the Way 06:38 Rocky Mountain Blues 09:46 My Sweet Hunk O'trash 13:08 Now or Never 16:25 Don't Explain 19:47 Good Morning Heartache 22:57 Guilty 26:11 Solitude 29:23 That Old Devil Called Love 32:18 Crazy He Calls Me 35:22 God Bless the Child 38:31 Porgy 41:28 Billie's Blues 44:09 I'm a Fool to Want You 47:34 Moanin' Low 50:40 Some Other Spring 53:44 Why Was I Born? 56:35 Lover Man 59:55 Yesterdays SUBSCRIBE to our Channel and listen to the Best Classics: bit.ly/2vhYDnZ FACEBOOK bit.ly/2hWS6qm GOOGLE+ bit.ly/2yJRRss Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. She was known for her vocal delivery and improvisational skills, which made up for her limited range and lack of formal music education. There were other jazz singers with comparable talent, but Holiday had a voice that captured the attention of her audience. After a turbulent childhood, Holiday began singing in nightclubs in Harlem, where she was heard by the producer John Hammond, who commended her voice. She signed a recording contract with Brunswick Records in 1935. Collaborations with Teddy Wilson yielded the hit "What a Little Moonlight Can Do", which became a jazz standard. Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, Holiday had mainstream success on labels such as Columbia Records and Decca Records. By the late 1940s, however, she was beset with legal troubles and drug abuse. After a short prison sentence, she performed a sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall, but her reputation deteriorated because of her drug and alcohol problems. Gods of Music - Sound Without Time! Soul - Jazz - Blues - Funk - Pop Listen to the Best Music of: Etta James, Billie Holiday, Bill Evans, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Muddy Waters, Django Reinhardt, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, James Brown, Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Elvis Presley, Count Basie, Herbie Hancock, Edith Piaf, Aretha Franklin, Charlie Parker, Lightnin' Hopkins, B.B. King, Thelonious Monk, Howlin' Wolf, Quincy Jones, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Paul Anka, John Coltrane, John Lee Hooker, Coleman Hawkins, Robert Johnson, Dean Martin, Oscar Peterson, George Gershwin, Frank Sinatra, Hank Williams, Benny Goodman, Art Tatum, Joe Turner, Bing Crosby, Dave Brubeck, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino, Marvin Gaye, Bud Powell, Sonny Rollins, Tony Bennett... and many others!