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Billie Holiday - Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944 FLAC album

Performer: Billie Holiday
Genre: Jazz
Title: Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944
Country: US
Released: 1979
FLAC version ZIP size: 1666 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1320 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1795 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 436

The discography of Billie Holiday consists of twelve studio albums, three live albums, twenty-four compilations, and five box sets. Holiday recorded extensively for six labels: Columbia Records (on its subsidiary labels Brunswick Records, Vocalion Records, and OKeh Records), from 1933 through 1942; Commodore Records in 1939 and 1944; Decca Records from 1944 through 1950; briefly for Aladdin Records in 1951; Verve Records and its earlier imprint Clef Records, from 1952 through 1957; again for Columbia Records from 1957 to 1958. and MGM Records in 1959. Billie Holiday at JATP. Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933–1944. Columbia/Legacy CXK 85470. Fine and Mellow: A Discography of Billie Holiday. London: Billie Holiday Circle.

Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer 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

Fine and Mellow is found on the album The Gold Collection.

Read about Fine And Mellow (Live (1946/Carnegie Hall)) by Billie Holiday and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. We don‘t have an album for this track yet. View all albums by this artist. The Man I Love (Live (1944/Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles)). Apes And Peacocks (The Queen's Suite). Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.

Lady Day (1939-1944): The Sixteen Original Commodore Interpretations.

fine and mellow Love will make you drink and gamble Make you stay out all night long Love will make you drink and gamble Make you stay out all night long Love will make you do things That you know is wrong But if you treat me right baby Ill stay home every day Just treat me right baby Ill stay home night. and day But youre so mean to me baby I know youre gonna drive me away Love is just like a faucet It turns off and on Love is like a faucet It turns off and on Sometimes when you think its on baby It has turned off and gone. Ms. Holiday: God Bless the Child Good Morning Heartache Strange Fruit Them There Eyes Travlin' Light Don't Explain Fine And Mellow Lady Sings The Blues Easy. Strange Fruit -Billie Holiday (1939) - lo. ov the newly-christened Billie Holiday continued to perform. Bless the Child, Lover Man, Lady in Satin, Gloomy Sunday, and.

Billie Holiday lyrics. Browse by album: ▼ New Songs. Billie Holiday Sings (2009). Lyrics for album: Strange Fruit 1937-1939 (2000). A sailboat in the moonlight. Getting some fun out of life. Havin' myself a time. Lyrics for album: 1944 (1996). As time goes by. Big stuff.

This song is by Billie Holiday and appear. his song has been covered by Diana Ross under the title "Fine And Mellow". My man don't love meTreats me oh so meanMy man, he don't love meTreats me awful meanHe's the lowest manThat I've ever seen. He wears high-draped pantsStripes are really yellowHe wears high-draped pantsStripes are really yellowBut when he starts in to love meHe's so fine and mellow.

Fine and Mellow is a jazz standard written by Billie Holiday, who first recorded it on April 20, 1939 on the Commodore label. It’s more famous B-side was Strange Fruit, making this an historical release. It is a blues lamenting the bad treatment of a woman at the hands of my man. The song was famously performed by Billie Holiday in 1957 in a television special, The Sound of Jazz (watch embedded video). The one-hour program aired on Sunday, December 8, 1957, at 5 . Eastern Time, live from CBS Studio 58, the Town Theater at 851 Ninth Avenue in New York City


A1 Strange Fruit 3:08
A2 Strange Fruit 3:18
A3 Yesterdays 3:23
A4 Yesterdays 2:58
A5 Fine And Mellow 3:13
A6 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues 2:50
A7 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues 2:50
B1 How Am I To Know 2:43
B2 How Am I To Know 2:37
B3 My Old Flame 2:59
B4 My Old Flame 3:07
B5 I'll Get By 2:57
B6 I'll Get By 2:55
B7 I Cover The Waterfront 3:27
B8 I Cover The Waterfront 3:47


  • Alto Saxophone – Lem Davis (tracks: B1 to B8), Tab Smith (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to A7)
  • Bass – John Simmons (tracks: B1 to B8), John Williams* (tracks: A1 to A7)
  • Drums – Eddie Dougherty (tracks: A1 to A7), Sidney Catlett (tracks: B1 to B8)
  • Electric Guitar – Teddy Walters (tracks: B1 to B8)
  • Guitar – Jimmy McLin (tracks: A1 to A7)
  • Piano – Eddie Heywood (tracks: B1 to B8), Sonny White (tracks: A1 to A7)
  • Producer – Milt Gabler
  • Tenor Saxophone – Kenneth Hollon (tracks: A1 to A7), Stanley Payne (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to A7)
  • Trombone – Vic Dickenson (tracks: B1 to B8)
  • Trumpet – Doc Cheatham (tracks: B1 to B8), Frank Newton (tracks: A1, A2, A5 to A7)
  • Vocals – Billie Holiday (tracks: all)


A1 to A7 recorded 20 April 1939 in New York; B1 to B8 recorded 25 March 1944 in New York

Made in Germany-TELDEC*TELEFUNKEN*DECCA - Schallplatten GmbH Hamburg.
Produced 1979 Commodore Record Co. Inc
Released in "Commodore Classics" series

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
XFL 14428 Billie Holiday Fine And Mellow ‎(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Commodore XFL 14428 US 1979
6.24055 AG, 6.24055 Billie Holiday Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944 ‎(LP, Comp) London Records, Commodore 6.24055 AG, 6.24055 Germany 1979
8.24055 Billie Holiday Fine And Mellow 1939 And 1944 ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Commodore 8.24055 Germany 1985