Essential Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years

Essential Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years

by Billie Holiday

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Disc 1

  1. What a Little Moonlight Can Do  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  2. These Foolish Things  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  3. I Cried for You  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  4. Summertime  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  5. Billie's Blues  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  6. If You Were Mine  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  7. A Fine Romance  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  8. Easy to Love  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  9. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  10. I Must Have That Man  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  11. Me, Myself and I  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  12. They Can't Take That Away from Me  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  13. Easy Living  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  14. A Sailboat in the Moonlight  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  15. Travelin' All Alone  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  16. When a Woman Loves a Man  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  17. You Go to My Head  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  18. My Man  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra

Disc 2

  1. I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  2. The Very Thought of You  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  3. I Can't Get Started  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  4. Long Gone Blue  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  5. Sugar  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  6. Some Other Spring  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  7. Them There Eyes  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  8. The Man I Love  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  9. Body and Soul  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  10. Swing, Brother, Swing  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  11. Night and Day  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  12. Let's Do It  -  Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra
  13. God Bless the Child  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  14. Solitude  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
  15. I Cover the Waterfront  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  16. Gloomy Sunday  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  17. Until the Real Thing Comes Along  -  Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
  18. All of Me  -  Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billie Holiday   Primary Artist,Vocals
Buster Bailey   Clarinet
Danny Barker   Guitar
Bunny Berigan   Trumpet
Chu Berry   Tenor Saxophone
Casey   Guitar
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Freddie Green   Guitar
Eddie Heywood   Piano
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Jo Jones   Drums
Jonah Jones   Trumpet
John Kirby   String Bass
Gene Krupa   Drums
Artie Shaw   Clarinet
Tab Smith   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Claude Thornhill   Piano
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Lester Young   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Dave Barbour   Guitar
Joe Bushkin   Piano
Cozy Cole   Drums
Irving Fazola   Clarinet
Edmond Hall   Clarinet
Benny Morton   Trombone
Vido Musso   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Babe Russin   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Sampson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Joe Sullivan   Piano
Joe Thomas   Tenor Saxophone
Ken Kersey   Piano
Walter Page   String Bass
Bernard Addison   Guitar
Benny Carter   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Artie Bernstein   String Bass
Emmett Berry   Trumpet
Lester Boone   Alto Saxophone
Harry Carney   Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chapman   Guitar
Kenny Clarke   Drums
John Collins   Guitar
Shad Collins   Trumpet
Eddie Dougherty   Drums
Eddie Durham   Guitar
Gene Fields   Guitar
Carl Frye   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet
Clyde Hart   Piano
Milt Hinton   String Bass
Billy Kyle   Piano
Lawrence Lucie   Guitar
Carmen Mastren   Guitar
Hot Lips Page   Trumpet
Jimmy Powell   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Irving "Mouse" Randolph   Trumpet
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Hymie Schertzer   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Kermit Scott   Tenor Saxophone
Alphonse Steele   Drums
Ted Sturgis   String Bass
Eddie Tompkins   Trumpet
John Trueheart   Guitar
Earle Warren   Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington   Alto Saxophone
Sonny White   Piano
John Williams [double bass]   String Bass
Kenneth Hollon   Tenor Saxophone
Dick McDonough   Guitar
Herbert Cowans   Drums
Leslie Johnakins   Alto Saxophone
Prince Robinson   Clarinet
Grachan Moncur   String Bass
Pete Peterson   String Bass
Jimmy McLin   Guitar
Ernie Powell   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Stanley Payne   Tenor Saxophone
Hal West   Drums
"Countess" Margaret "Queenie" Johnson   Piano
Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra   Accompaniment
Eddie Barfield   Alto Saxophone
James Sherman   Piano

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Ray Noble   Composer
Jimmy McHugh   Composer
Vernon Duke   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Billie Holiday   Composer
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Eddie DeLange   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Dorothy Fields   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Gary Giddins   Liner Notes
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Arthur Herzog   Composer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Scott Wenzel   Musical Collection
Ken Robertson   Restoration Sound Engineer
Howard Fritzson   Art Direction
Darcy Proper   Restoration Sound Engineer
John R.T. Davies   Musical Collection
Matt Cavaluzzo   Restoration Sound Engineer
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Harry Coster   Musical Collection,Restoration Sound Engineer
Maceo Pinkard   Composer
Dianne Spoto Shattuck   Packaging Manager
Michael Brooks   Musical Collection
Irene Kitchings   Composer
A. Kaufman   Composer

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