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Billie Holiday topped list of the greatest jazz vocal songs with "Strange Fruit." //Via The Mix: 50 Great Jazz Vocals

#LouisArmstrong & #BillieHoliday, 1947

Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday on the set of Arthur Lubin’s New Orleans - So much musical genius in one photo!

Billie Holiday, Punk, Jazz, Musicians, Punk Rock

Billie Holiday, foto de Herman Leonard

) Billie Holiday cooks a steak for her dog Mister in her apartment in the Harlem neighborhood of New York Photo Herman Leonard 1949

Billie Holiday 1941 by Murray Korman

Strange Fruit”, the song about black lynching in the south made famous by blues singer Billie Holiday, was originally a poem written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish schoolteacher from the Bronx.

Sampling New York’s Musical Buffet - NYTimes.com

Sampling New York’s Musical Buffet

Gjon Mili Billie Holiday, The Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 1944 "I’ve been told that nobody sings the word ‘hunger’ like I do.’" Billie Holiday, "Lady Sings the Blues" 1956

Billie Holiday.

The Allen Ginsberg Project: (Tuesday April Billie Holiday Centennial

The Enduring Legacy of Billie Holiday’s Exquisite Style

The Enduring Legacy of Billie Holiday’s Exquisite Style

Orchestra leader Ray Ellis poses with Holiday in Holiday made her final studio recording with Ellis’ orchestra .

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Vintage Vamp: Billie Holiday

Undeniably gifted and extraordinarily talented, Billie Holiday was one of the most important singers of the Twentieth Century. She sang and co-write songs that have become no less than jazz standards, like "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit.

Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit  Rare Live Footage of one of the firtst anti rascism songs ever.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4ZyuULy9zs

The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

Strange Fruit-Billie Holiday Rare Live Footage of one of the firtst anti rascism songs ever.

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John Szwed (.

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