Billie Holiday Commodore Recordings

Billie Holiday - Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944 (1979) {1985, Reissue}

Billie Holiday - Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944 (1979) {1985, Reissue}
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 176 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 156 Mb
Scans Included (PNG, 400 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Traditional Pop, Standarts | Commodore / TELDEC #8.24055 / 8.24055 ZP

Quintessential jazz singer whose reedy voice and laconic style made her a legend for the ages. The first popular jazz singer to move audiences with the intense, personal feeling of classic blues, Billie Holiday changed the art of American pop vocals forever. More than a half-century after her death, it's difficult to believe that prior to her emergence, jazz and pop singers were tied to the Tin Pan Alley tradition and rarely personalized their songs; only blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey actually gave the impression they had lived through what they were singing. Billie Holiday's highly stylized reading of this blues tradition revolutionized traditional pop…

Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Jan. 7, 2017
Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)

Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)
Jazz, Jazz Vocal | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 51 min | 119 MB
Label: World Record Club | Rel:1956

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 equal talent, but Holiday had a voice that captured the attention of her audience.
Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 660 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 413 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Label: Lone Hill Jazz | # LHJ 10355 | Time: 02:34:06

The complete memorable recordings made by Billie Holiday in 1956-57 backed by a small group including Ben Webster, Harry Edison, Jimmy Rowles and Barney Kessel. A complete Holiday set recorded at Newport during the same period has been added as a bonus. Includes 16-page booklet.

Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Sept. 24, 2016
Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)

Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 272 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 156 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Verve Records, #:314 513 943-2 | 1992 | 01:00:36

This selection is drawn from Billie Holiday's Verve recordings of the mid-1950s. It was a time when her voice was already showing some wear and tear, but the same experiences that tattered the voice brought it an unmatched expressiveness. Her voice possessed a unique presence, a sound that seems lit up by a resilient vitality. Producer Norman Granz set Holiday among the small jazz combos that suited her talents best, groups that included some of the finest soloists of her generation, such as trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and saxophonists Benny Carter and Ben Webster. Granz also supplied ideal rhythm sections, with pianist Jimmy Rowles and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Barney Kessel making appearances here. There's more room to stretch out than was available on the early Columbia and Commodore recordings, and the results are relaxed and profound treatments of some great songs. –Stuart Broomer
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.63 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.66 Gb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 526 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1992 Verve / PolyGram | 517 658-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Classic Female Blues / Traditional Pop

This is a rather incredible collection: ten CDs enclosed in a tight black box that includes every one of the recordings Verve owns of Billie Holiday, not only the many studio recordings of 1952-57 (which feature Lady Day joined by such jazz all-stars as trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry "Sweets" Edison, altoist Benny Carter, and the tenors of Flip Phillips, Paul Quinichette and Ben Webster). Also included are prime performances at Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts in 1945-1947, an enjoyable European gig from 1954, her "comeback" Carnegie Hall concert of 1956, Holiday's rather sad final studio album from 1959, and even lengthy tapes from two informal rehearsals. It's a perfect purchase for the true Billie Holiday fanatic.

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)  

Posted by mark70 at June 15, 2015
Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 59:32 min | 140 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Blues | Label: Columbia

The recordings on Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection represent some of the finest performances recorded by Billie Holiday during the height of her career, from 1935-1945, and showcase the range of her artistry through some of her most successful, and most beloved singles. Recorded and released before Columbia Records introduced the first LP album in 1948, the tracks on The Centennial Collection include several signature songs Billie originally cut (as 78rpm singles) for the Brunswick, Vocalion, OKeh, Commodore and Decca labels during her creative peak.
Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra (Last Recordings) (1959) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Billie Holiday - Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra (Last Recordings) (1959) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]
FLAC 24bit/192kHz (tracks) | Cover Only | 1.88 GB | 37:11 minutes
Jazz Vocal | Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Hosted On: NitroFlare

Last Recording, originally titled Billie Holiday before her death, is the last album of Billie Holiday released in 1959, five years after the original album titled Billie Holiday was released.
Billie Holiday - Solitude (1956) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Billie Holiday - Solitude (1956) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]
FLAC 24bit/192kHz (tracks) | Cover Only | 1.57 GB | 38:40 minutes
Jazz Vocal | Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Hosted On: NitroFlare

Billie Holiday's first recordings for Norman Granz' Clef Records present a vocalist truly at the top of her craft.

Billie Holiday - Body And Soul (1957)  Music

Posted by v3122 at April 7, 2017
Billie Holiday - Body And Soul (1957)

Billie Holiday - Body And Soul (1957)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1996 | MFSL, UDCD 658 | ~ 115 or 96 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 66 Mb
Jazz / Swing

This session comes from close to the end of the line (1959) in the erstwhile swinging company of Barney Kessel on guitar, Ben Webster on tenor, and naysayers will be quick to point out that Lady Day wasn't in peak form here…

Billie Holiday - Don't Explain (1990) {Reissue}  Music

Posted by popsakov at April 5, 2017
Billie Holiday - Don't Explain (1990) {Reissue}

Billie Holiday - Don't Explain (1990) {Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 236 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 102 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Vocal Jazz / Swing / Traditional Pop / Standarts
Magic Music #30016-CD | Unofficial Release

Quintessential jazz singer whose reedy voice and laconic style made her a legend for the ages. The first popular jazz singer to move audiences with the intense, personal feeling of classic blues, Billie Holiday changed the art of American pop vocals forever. More than a half-century after her death, it's difficult to believe that prior to her emergence, jazz and pop singers were tied to the Tin Pan Alley tradition and rarely personalized their songs; only blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey actually gave the impression they had lived through what they were singing…