20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billie Holiday

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
While it can't hope to compete with the impressive box sets of her work or even more specialized single-disc collections, 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billie Holiday still manages to present a fair amount of her most definitive work from the '40s, even though it's only 12 tracks long. "Strange Fruit," "Lover Man," "Lady Sings the Blues," and "My Man" are all here, along with "Fine and Mellow," "'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do," and "I Loves You Porgy." Not surprisingly since its track listing is so small, this collection is somewhat unfocused and definitely incomplete, but it offers a tantalizing taste of Billie Holiday's most musically ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
While it can't hope to compete with the impressive box sets of her work or even more specialized single-disc collections, 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billie Holiday still manages to present a fair amount of her most definitive work from the '40s, even though it's only 12 tracks long. "Strange Fruit," "Lover Man," "Lady Sings the Blues," and "My Man" are all here, along with "Fine and Mellow," "'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do," and "I Loves You Porgy." Not surprisingly since its track listing is so small, this collection is somewhat unfocused and definitely incomplete, but it offers a tantalizing taste of Billie Holiday's most musically fruitful period.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/30/2002
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 731458999522
  • Catalog Number: 589995
  • Sales rank: 25,124

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Billie Holiday Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Percy Grainger Composer
Tony Scott Producer
Norman Granz Producer
Ervin Drake Composer
Andy McKaie Producer
Albert Willemetz Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Vartan Art Direction
William Gottlieb Cover Photo
Paul J. Hoeffler Inlay Photography
Gavin Lurssen Mastering
Jacques Charles Composer
Dan Fisher Composer
Irene Higginbotham Composer
Channing Pollack Composer
Maurice Yvain Composer
Pat Lawrence Executive Producer
Robert Prince Composer
Lewis Allan Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great CD

    Billie had such a unique voice. These songs really take me back to a simpler time, when not everyone was rushing about. Also, I'm not really into box sets, so this collection of songs really satisfied me. Play the samples.

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