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The Billie Holiday companion : seven decades of commentary

Author: Leslie Gourse
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, [1997] ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Billie Holiday companion.
New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1997
(OCoLC)639329641
Named Person: Billie Holiday; Billie Holiday; Billie Holiday; Billie Holiday
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Gourse
ISBN: 0028646134 9780028646138
OCLC Number: 35033730
Description: xxii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lady Day / Whitney Balliett --
pt. 1. God bless the child: memoirs. Lady Day / Leonard Feather ; Remembering Billie / Buck Clayton ; Billie at Cafe Society / John Chilton ; A crucial engagement / Bud Kliment ; Billie Holiday in England: 1953 / Max Jones --
pt. 2. What a little moonlight can do: Billie Holiday in performance and in her own words. Billie Holiday: Storyville, Boston / Dom Cerulli ; Jazz singing: pure and simple / John S. Wilson ; Lady Day has her say / Leonard Feather ; The Willis Conover interview --
pt. 3. Me, myself, and I: Billie Holiday on record and in print. Early recordings / John Hammond and Dan Morganstern ; The golden years / Ralph J. Gleason ; A lady named Billie and I / Milt Gabler ; Lady gets her due/the complete lady / Gary Giddins ; Miss Holiday / Whitney Balliett ; Lady in satin and Holiday's last recordings / Glenn Coulter ; Indigenous music / Nat Hentoff ; Lady sings the blues / Orrin Keepnews --
pt. 4. Don't explain: Billie Holiday and her contemporaries. The female singers / Joachim E. Berendt ; Lady day-Billie Holiday / Will Friedwald ; The great American popular singers / Henry Pleasants ; There was no middle ground with Billie Holiday / Leslie Gourse --
pt. 5. Strange fruit: legacies. The real Lady Day / Nat Hentoff ; Billie Holiday: sleepless nights / Elizabeth Hardwick ; The man who danced with Billie Holiday / Francis Davis ; Turning back the clock for Lady Day / Melvin Maddocks ; Knowing when to stop / Ned Rorem --
pt. 6. Heart and soul: Billie Holiday remembered. Billie Holiday remembered / The New York Jazz Museum ; Queen of the blues is dead at 44 / James Donahue ; Memories / Jimmy Rowles.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Gourse.

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