The Essential Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2010
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 886977866722
  • Catalog Number: 778667
  • Sales rank: 9,721


Disc 1
  1. 1 What a Little Moonlight Can Do - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (2:57)
  2. 2 These Foolish Things - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:19)
  3. 3 I Cried for You - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:12)
  4. 4 Summertime - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:55)
  5. 5 Billie's Blues - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:40)
  6. 6 If You Were Mine - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:11)
  7. 7 A Fine Romance - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:53)
  8. 8 Easy to Love - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:12)
  9. 9 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:57)
  10. 10 I Must Have That Man - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (2:56)
  11. 11 Me, Myself and I - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:37)
  12. 12 They Can't Take That Away from Me - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:03)
  13. 13 Easy Living - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:04)
  14. 14 A Sailboat in the Moonlight - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:50)
  15. 15 Travelin' All Alone - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:14)
  16. 16 When a Woman Loves a Man - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:25)
  17. 17 You Go to My Head - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:54)
  18. 18 My Man - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (2:50)
  2. 2 The Very Thought of You - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:46)
  3. 3 I Can't Get Started - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:48)
  4. 4 Long Gone Blue - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:06)
  5. 5 Sugar - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (2:46)
  6. 6 Some Other Spring - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:02)
  7. 7 Them There Eyes - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:50)
  8. 8 The Man I Love - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:06)
  9. 9 Body and Soul - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:58)
  10. 10 Swing, Brother, Swing - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:56)
  11. 11 Night and Day - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:59)
  12. 12 Let's Do It - Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra (2:56)
  13. 13 God Bless the Child - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (2:56)
  14. 14 Solitude - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:15)
  15. 15 I Cover the Waterfront - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (2:57)
  16. 16 Gloomy Sunday - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:12)
  17. 17 Until the Real Thing Comes Along - Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra (3:10)
  18. 18 All of Me - Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (3:50)
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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
Al Casey Guitar
Buck Clayton Trumpet
Harry "Sweets" 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 II 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 Jr. 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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