Billie Holiday Discography

1936 (age 21)

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Bunny Berigan (trumpet) Artie Shaw (clarinet) Joe Bushkin (piano) Dick McDonough (guitar) Pete Peterson (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 10, 1936
19535-1Did I RememberVocalion 3276; Columbia CL 1758, C 32122; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62
19536-1No Regrets-
19536-2-
19537-1SummertimeVocalion 3288, S-130; Columbia DS-1992, CL 637; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62
19538-1Billie's BluesVocalion 3288, S-38; Lucky 60252; Columbia CL 637; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62
* Columbia CL 1758; CBS (E) BPG 62037; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32122, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Columbia CL 637   Billie Holiday - Lady Day
* Vocalion 3276; OKeh 3276; Vocalion S-24; Blue Ace 213; Lucky 60179; Decatur 516   Billie Holiday - Did I Remember / No Regrets
* Vocalion 3288; OKeh 3288; Columbia 37496   Billie Holiday - Summertime / Billie's Blues
* Vocalion S-130   Billie Holiday - Summertime / Who Wants Love
* Columbia DS-1992   Billie Holiday - Summertime / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Vocalion S-38   Billie Holiday - Billie's Blues / A Fine Romance
* Lucky 60252   Billie Holiday - Billie's Blues / Let's Call A Heart A Heart

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Bunny Berigan (trumpet) Irving Fazola (clarinet) Clyde Hart (piano) Dick McDonough (guitar) Artie Bernstein (bass) Cozy Cole (drums -1,2,4, drums, speech -3) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, September 29, 1936
1. 19971-1A Fine RomanceVocalion 3333, S-38; Columbia CL 1758, C 32122; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62
2. 19972-1I Can't PretendVocalion 3333, S-170; Columbia C 30783; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62
3. 19973-1One, Two, Button Your ShoeVocalion 3334; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
4. 19974-2Let's Call A Heart A HeartVocalion 3334; Lucky 60252; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62; Queen-disc (It) Q-064
* Columbia CL 1758; CBS (E) BPG 62037; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32122, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Queen-disc (It) Q-068   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 4
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Vocalion 3333; OKeh 3333   Billie Holiday - A Fine Romance / I Can't Pretend
* Vocalion S-38   Billie Holiday - Billie's Blues / A Fine Romance
* Vocalion S-170   Billie Holiday - I Can't Pretend / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
* Vocalion 3334; OKeh 3334; Vocalion S-47   Billie Holiday - One, Two, Button Your Shoe / Let's Call A Heart A Heart
* Lucky 60252   Billie Holiday - Billie's Blues / Let's Call A Heart A Heart

1937

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Jonah Jones (trumpet) Edgar Sampson (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Allan Reuss (guitar) John Kirby (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, January 12, 1937
20506-1One Never Knows, Does OneVocalion 3431, S-60; Columbia CL 2426, C 32126; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20507-1I've Got My Love To Keep Me WarmColumbia CL 2426, C 32126
20507-2-Vocalion 3431, S-170; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
20508-1If My Heart Could Only TalkVocalion 3440; Columbia C 30783; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20509-2Please Keep Me In Your DreamsVocalion 3440, S-60; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64; Queen-disc (It) Q-064
* Columbia CL 2426; CBS (F) 62814; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32126, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Queen-disc (It) Q-068   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 4
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Vocalion 3431; OKeh 3431; Biltmore 1105   Billie Holiday - One Never Knows, Does One / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
* Vocalion S-60   Billie Holiday - One Never Knows, Does One / Please Keep Me In Your Dreams
* Vocalion S-170   Billie Holiday - I Can't Pretend / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
* Vocalion 3440; OKeh 3440; Lucky 60354   Billie Holiday - If My Heart Could Only Talk / Please Keep Me In Your Dreams

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Eddie Tompkins (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Joe Thomas (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Carmen Mastren (guitar) John Kirby (bass) Alphonse Steele (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 1, 1937
20918-1Where Is The SunVocalion 3543; Columbia CL 2426, C 32126; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20919-1Let's Call The Whole Thing OffVocalion 3520; Columbia CL 2426, C 32126; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20920-1They Can't Take That Away From MeVocalion 3520; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20920-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-065
20921-1Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin'Vocalion 3543; Parlophone A-7484; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64
20921-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-065
* Columbia CL 2426; CBS (F) 62814; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32126, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Queen-disc (It) Q-065   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 2
* Vocalion 3543; OKeh 3543; Vocalion S-93   Billie Holiday - Where Is The Sun / Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin'
* Vocalion 3520; OKeh 3520; Vocalion S-95   Billie Holiday - Let's Call The Whole Thing Off / They Can't Take That Away From Me
* Parlophone A-7484   Billie Holiday - Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin' / You Can't Be Mine

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Edmond Hall (clarinet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) James Sherman (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 15, 1937
21249-1Me, Myself And IColumbia CL 6129; Fontana (E) TFE 17010, (Du) 462 018 TE; Columbia CL 637; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21249-2-Vocalion 3593; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21250-1A Sailboat In The MoonlightVocalion 3605, S-171; Columbia 37495, CL 637; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21251-1Born To LoveVocalion 3605; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21252-1Without Your LoveVocalion 3593; Columbia C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21252-2-Columbia CL 6163, CL 1759; Philips (Du) B 07183 L
* Columbia CL 637   Billie Holiday - Lady Day
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Philips (Du) B 07183 L   Various Artists - This Is Jazz, No. 3
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Columbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07628 R, (E) BBR 8032   Billie Holiday Favorites
* Fontana (E) TFE 17010   Billie Holiday - Lady Day
* Fontana (Du) 462 018 TE   Billie Holiday - unknown title
* Vocalion 3593; OKeh 3593; Vocalion S-106   Billie Holiday - Me, Myself And I / Without Your Love
* Vocalion 3605; OKeh 3605   Billie Holiday - A Sailboat In The Moonlight / Born To Love
* Vocalion S-171   Billie Holiday - A Sailboat In The Moonlight / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Columbia 37495   Billie Holiday - A Sailboat In The Moonlight / He's Funny That Way

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Claude Thornhill (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, September 13, 1937
21686-1Getting Some Fun Out Of LifeVocalion 3701, S-172; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21687-1Who Wants LoveVocalion 3701, S-130; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21688-1Trav'lin' All AloneVocalion 3748, S-172; Columbia CL 6129, CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
21689-1He's Funny That WayVocalion 3748, S-153; Columbia 37495, MZ-696, CL 2427, C 32128; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Columbia CL 2427; CBS (F) 62815; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32128, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Vocalion 3701; OKeh 3701; Brunswick A-81310; Lucky 60414   Billie Holiday - Getting Some Fun Out Of Life / Who Wants Love
* Vocalion S-172   Billie Holiday - Getting Some Fun Out Of Life / Trav'lin' All Alone
* Vocalion S-130   Billie Holiday - Summertime / Who Wants Love
* Vocalion 3748; OKeh 3748; Brunswick A-81353; Lucky 60376   Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' All Alone / He's Funny That Way
* Vocalion S-153   Billie Holiday - He's Funny That Way / Now They Call It Swing
* Columbia 37495   Billie Holiday - A Sailboat In The Moonlight / He's Funny That Way
* Columbia MZ-696   Billie Holiday - He's Funny That Way / When A Woman Loves A Man

1938

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Benny Morton (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, January 12, 1938
22281-1Now They Call It SwingColumbia CL 2427, C 32128
22281-2-Vocalion 3947, S-153; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22282-1On The Sentimental SideColumbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22282-2-Vocalion 3947; Parlophone R-2566; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
22283-1Back In Your Own BackyardVocalion 4029; Parlophone R-2621; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22283-2-
22284-2When A Woman Loves A ManVocalion 4029; Columbia 37494, DS-1992, MZ-696; Vocalion S-171; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
* Columbia CL 2427; CBS (F) 62815; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32128, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* Queen-disc (It) Q-068   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 4
* Vocalion 3947; OKeh 3947; Brunswick A-81486   Billie Holiday - Now They Call It Swing / On The Sentimental Side
* Vocalion S-153   Billie Holiday - He's Funny That Way / Now They Call It Swing
* Parlophone R-2566   Billie Holiday - On The Sentimental Side / You Go To My Head
* Vocalion 4029; OKeh 4029   Billie Holiday - Back In Your Own Backyard / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Parlophone R-2621; Odeon A-2359   Billie Holiday - Back In Your Own Backyard / The Very Thought Of You
* Columbia 37494   Billie Holiday - When A Woman Loves A Man / I Can't Get Started
* Columbia DS-1992   Billie Holiday - Summertime / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Columbia MZ-696   Billie Holiday - He's Funny That Way / When A Woman Loves A Man
* Vocalion S-171   Billie Holiday - A Sailboat In The Moonlight / When A Woman Loves A Man

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Babe Russin (tenor saxophone) Claude Thornhill (piano) John Kirby (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, May 11, 1938
22921-1You Go To My HeadVocalion 4126; Conqueror 9097; Parlophone R-2566; Columbia CL 6129, CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22921-2-
22922-1The Moon Looks Down And LaughsVocalion 4126; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22922-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-064
22923-1If I Were YouColumbia/Legacy CXK 85470
22923-2-Vocalion 4151; Columbia CL 2427, C 32128; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
22924-1Forget If You CanColumbia/Legacy CXK 85470
22924-2-Vocalion 4151; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Columbia CL 2427; CBS (F) 62815; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32128, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Columbia/Legacy CXK 85470   The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933-1944 - Lady Day
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Vocalion 4126; OKeh 4126   Billie Holiday - You Go To My Head / The Moon Looks Down And Laughs
* Conqueror 9097   Billie Holiday - You Go To My Head / ???
* Parlophone R-2566   Billie Holiday - On The Sentimental Side / You Go To My Head
* Vocalion 4151; OKeh 4151   Billie Holiday - If I Were You / Forget If You Can

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Buster Bailey (clarinet) Babe Russin (tenor saxophone) Claude Thornhill (piano) unknown (guitar) John Kirby (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 23, 1938
23151-1Having Myself A TimeVocalion 4208; Columbia C 30783; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
23151-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-064
23152-1Says My HeartVocalion 4208; Parlophone R-2584; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
23152-2-Columbia C 30783
23153-1I Wish I Had YouQueen-disc (It) Q-064
23153-2-Vocalion 4238; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
23154-1I'm Gonna Lock My HeartVocalion 4238; Parlophone R-2584; Columbia CL 6129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
23154-2-Columbia CL 2427, C 32128
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Queen-disc (It) Q-068   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 4
* Columbia CL 2427; CBS (F) 62815; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32128, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Vocalion 4208; OKeh 4208   Billie Holiday - Having Myself A Time / Says My Heart
* Parlophone R-2584   Billie Holiday - Says My Heart / I'm Gonna Lock My Heart
* Vocalion 4238; OKeh 4238   Billie Holiday - I Wish I Had You / I'm Gonna Lock My Heart

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Dicky Wells (trombone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Margaret "Queenie" Johnson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, September 15, 1938
23467-1The Very Thought Of YouVocalion 4457; Parlophone R-2621; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
23468-1I Can't Get StartedVocalion 4457; Columbia 37494, DS-1993; Parlophone R-2609; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
23468-2-
23469-1I've Got A Date With A DreamColumbia CL 2427, C 32128
23469-2-Vocalion 4396; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
23470-2You Can't Be MineVocalion 4396; Parlophone A-7484; Columbia CL 2427, C 32128; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66   Billie Holiday, Vol. 3
* Columbia CL 2427; CBS (F) 62815; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32128, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Vocalion 4457; OKeh 4457   Billie Holiday - The Very Thought Of You / I Can't Get Started
* Parlophone R-2621; Odeon A-2359   Billie Holiday - Back In Your Own Backyard / The Very Thought Of You
* Columbia 37494   Billie Holiday - When A Woman Loves A Man / I Can't Get Started
* Columbia DS-1993   Billie Holiday - I Can't Get Started / Body And Soul
* Parlophone R-2609   Billie Holiday - I Can't Get Started / ???
* Vocalion 4396; OKeh 4396; Brunswick A-8191   Billie Holiday - I've Got A Date With A Dream / You Can't Be Mine
* Parlophone A-7484   Billie Holiday - Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin' / You Can't Be Mine

1939

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Chu Berry (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Albert Casey (guitar) John Williams (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, January 20, 1939
23992-1That's All I Ask Of YouVocalion 4631; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
23992-2-CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68; Queen-disc (It) Q-068
23993-1Dream Of LifeVocalion 4631; Columbia CL 1759, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68   Billie Holiday, Vol. 4
* Queen-disc (It) Q-068   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 4
* Vocalion 4631; OKeh 4631; Brunswick A-82180   Billie Holiday - That's All I Ask Of You / Dream Of Life

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Tab Smith (soprano,alto saxophone) Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Jimmy McLin (guitar) John Williams (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, March 21, 1939
24245-1You're Too Lovely To LastVocalion 4834; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
24245-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-064
24246-1Under A Blue Jungle MoonVocalion 4786; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
24246-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-064
24247-1Everything Happens For The BestVocalion 4786; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
24248-1Why Did I Always Depend On YouVocalion 4834; Columbia CL 2428, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
24249-1Long Gone BluesColumbia 37586, CL 1759, C 30783, C 32123; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68   Billie Holiday, Vol. 4
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Columbia CL 1759; CBS (E) BPG 62038; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32123, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* Vocalion 4834; OKeh 4834; Brunswick A-82142   Billie Holiday - You're Too Lovely To Last / Why Did I Always Depend On You
* Vocalion 4786; OKeh 4786; Brunswick A-82181   Billie Holiday - Under A Blue Jungle Moon / Everything Happens For The Best
* Columbia 37586, DB-2511, DS-1802, DZ-545   Billie Holiday - Long Gone Blues / Am I Blue

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Frank Newton (trumpet) Tab Smith (soprano,alto saxophone) Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Jimmy McLin (guitar) John Williams (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 20, 1939
24403-BStrange FruitCommodore 526, FL 20006, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000
24404-AYesterdaysCommodore 527, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000
24405-AFine And MellowCommodore 526, FL 20006, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000
24406-BI Gotta Right To Sing The BluesCommodore 527, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000
* Commodore FL 30008; Stateside (E) SL 10007; Arteco/Rank (F) RLP 113; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16502; Sonet (Swd) SLP 1000   Billie Holiday
* Jazztone J 1209   Billie Holiday Sings
* Mainstream 56000, S/6000; Fontana (E) TL 5287; Vogue (F) INT 40022   Billie Holiday - Commodore Jazz Classics
* Commodore FL 20006   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Commodore FL 20005   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Commodore 526, 7513; Jazz Selection (F) 834; New York (D) 101   Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit / Fine And Mellow
* Commodore 527, 7514; Embassy 137   Billie Holiday - Yesterdays / I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tab Smith (soprano,alto saxophone) Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Bernard Addison (guitar) John Williams (bass) Eddie Dougherty (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 5, 1939
24877-ASome Other SpringVocalion 5021; Blue Ace 227; Columbia CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
24878-AOur Love Is DifferentVocalion 5129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
24879-AThem There EyesVocalion 5021; Columbia 37836, CL 1758, C 32122; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
24880-ASwing, Brother, SwingVocalion 5129; Columbia CL 6163; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68   Billie Holiday, Vol. 4
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Columbia CL 1758; CBS (E) BPG 62037; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32122, KG 32121; CBS (E) 68228   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I
* Columbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07628 R, (E) BBR 8032   Billie Holiday Favorites
* Vocalion 5021; OKeh 5021   Billie Holiday - Some Other Spring / Them There Eyes
* Blue Ace 227   Billie Holiday - Some Other Spring / I'm In A Low-Down Groove
* Vocalion 5129; OKeh 5129   Billie Holiday - Our Love Is Different / Swing, Brother, Swing
* Columbia 37836, (Canadian) C-991   Billie Holiday - Them There Eyes / Body And Soul

Billie Holiday

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison (trumpet) Earl Warren, Jack Washington (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Joe Sullivan (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, December 13, 1939
26341-ANight And DayVocalion 5377; Columbia 38044, CL 2428, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
26341-B-Queen-disc (It) Q-064
26342-AThe Man I LoveVocalion 5377; Biltmore 1107; Sentry 4006; Columbia CL 6129, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
26343-AYou're Just A No AccountVocalion 5302; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
26344-AYou're A Lucky GuyVocalion 5302; Columbia CL 2428, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68   Billie Holiday, Vol. 4
* Queen-disc (It) Q-064   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Vocalion 5377; OKeh 5377; Conqueror 9457; Parlophone R-2747, PZ-11122   Billie Holiday - Night And Day / The Man I Love
* Columbia 38044, DF-3482   Billie Holiday - Night And Day / Gloomy Sunday
* Biltmore 1107   Billie Holiday - The Man I Love / Loveless Love
* Sentry 4006; Temple 4006   Billie Holiday - The Man I Love / Any Old Time
* Vocalion 5302; OKeh 5302   Billie Holiday - You're Just A No Account / You're A Lucky Guy

1940

Billie Holiday

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Carl Frye, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Kermit Scott (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Lawrence Lucie (guitar) John Williams (bass) Hal West (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, February 29, 1940
26572-AGhost Of YesterdayVocalion 5609; Parlophone R-2771, B-71116; Blue Ace 245; Columbia CL 1760, C 30783, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
26573-ABody And SoulVocalion 5481; Columbia 37836, DS-1993, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
26574-AWhat Is This Going To Got UsVocalion 5481; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
26575-AFalling In Love AgainVocalion 5609; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
26575-B-Columbia CL 2428, C 30783, C 32129
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Vocalion 5609; OKeh 5609   Billie Holiday - Ghost Of Yesterday / Falling In Love Again
* Parlophone R-2771   Billie Holiday - Ghost Of Yesterday / ???
* Parlophone B-71116   Billie Holiday - Ghost Of Yesterday / ???
* Blue Ace 245   Billie Holiday - Ghost Of Yesterday / I'm Pulling Through
* Vocalion 5481; OKeh 5481; Conqueror 9458   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul / What Is This Going To Got Us
* Columbia 37836, (Canadian) C-991   Billie Holiday - Them There Eyes / Body And Soul
* Columbia DS-1993   Billie Holiday - I Can't Get Started / Body And Soul

Billie Holiday

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Bill Bowen, Joe Eldridge (alto saxophone) Kermit Scott, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Walter Page (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 7, 1940
26900-AI'm Pulling ThroughOKeh 5991; Blue Ace 245; Columbia CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
26901-ATell Me MoreVocalion 5719; Columbia CL 6163, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
26902-ALaughing At Life-
26902-B-
26903-ATime On My HandsOKeh 5991; Columbia CL 6163, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Columbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07628 R, (E) BBR 8032   Billie Holiday Favorites
* OKeh 5991   Billie Holiday - I'm Pulling Through / Time On My Hands
* Blue Ace 245   Billie Holiday - Ghost Of Yesterday / I'm Pulling Through
* Vocalion 5719; OKeh 5719; Blue Ace 217   Billie Holiday - Tell Me More / Laughing At Life

Billie Holiday

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Georgie Auld, Don Redman (alto saxophone) Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) John Collins (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, September 12, 1940
28617-1I'm All For YouOKeh 5831; Columbia C 30784; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28617-2-Columbia CL 2428, C 32129; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28618-1I Hear MusicOKeh 5831; Columbia C 30784; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28618-2-Columbia CL 2428, C 32129; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28619-1The Same Old StoryOKeh 5806; V-Disc 586; Blue Ace 255; Columbia C 30784; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28619-2nd try-Meritt 25; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28619-3-Columbia CL 2428, C 32129; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28619-inc fake-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28620-1Practice Makes PerfectOKeh 5806; Blue Ace 256; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28620-2-Epic LN 24030; Columbia (E) 33SX 1521; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
28620-3-Columbia CL 2428, C 30784, C 32129; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28620-4-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
* Columbia C 30784, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Meritt 25   Various Artists - Jazz Potpourri, Vol. 3: 20 Collector Items 1933-1947
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Epic LN 24030   Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV
* Columbia (E) 33SX 1521   Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 1 1940-41
* OKeh 5831   Billie Holiday - I'm All For You / I Hear Music
* OKeh 5806   Billie Holiday - The Same Old Story / Practice Makes Perfect
* V-Disc 586   Billie Holiday - The Same Old Story / I Cover The Waterfront
* Blue Ace 255   Billie Holiday - The Same Old Story / Love Me Or Leave Me
* Blue Ace 256   Billie Holiday - Practice Makes Perfect / Jim

Billie Holiday With Benny Carter And His All-Star Orchestra

Bill Coleman (trumpet) Benny Morton (trombone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone, clarinet) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Sonny White (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Wilson Myers (bass) Yank Porter (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, October 15, 1940
28874-1St. Louis BluesOKeh 6064; Columbia CL 2428, C 30784, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28874-2-OKeh 6064 (alt.); Columbia CL 6129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
28875-1Loveless LoveOKeh 6064, 6064 (alt.); Biltmore 1107; Columbia CL 6163; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067
28875-2-Columbia C 30784; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 30784, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 1 1940-41
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* Columbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07628 R, (E) BBR 8032   Billie Holiday Favorites
* OKeh 6064; Columbia 30229   Billie Holiday - St. Louis Blues / Loveless Love
* OKeh 6064 (alt.)   Billie Holiday - St. Louis Blues / Loveless Love
* Biltmore 1107   Billie Holiday - The Man I Love / Loveless Love

Billie Holiday WNEW Jam Session

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Charlie Barnet, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Make Believe Ballroom", WNEW Studio, NYC, December 19, 1940
The Man I LoveSaga ERO 8014
* Saga ERO 8014   Various Artists - Make Believe Ball Room Program

1941

Billie Holiday With Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra

Shad Collins (trumpet) Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Eddie Heywood (piano) John Collins (guitar) Ted Sturgis (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, March 21, 1941
29987-1Let's Do ItOKeh 6134; Columbia CL 6129, CL 2428, C 30784, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29987-2-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29987-3-Queen-disc (It) Q-065; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29988-1Georgia On My MindOKeh 6134; Columbia CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29988-2-Columbia C 30784; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29988-3inc fake-Queen-disc (It) Q-065; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29988-4-Queen-disc (It) Q-065
29989-1Romance In The DarkOKeh 6214; Columbia CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29989-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-065; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29989-3-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29989-4-Columbia C 30784; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
29990-1All Of MeOKeh 6214; Columbia CL 6129, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
29990-2-Columbia C 30784; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
29990-3-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 30784, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Queen-disc (It) Q-065   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 2
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 1 1940-41
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 2 1941-42
* Columbia CL 6129; Philips (Du) B 07650 R   Billie Holiday Sings
* OKeh 6134; Columbia 30235; Blue Ace 206   Billie Holiday - Let's Do It / Georgia On My Mind
* OKeh 6214; Blue Ace 205   Billie Holiday - Romance In The Dark / All Of Me

Billie Holiday

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Lester Boone, Ernie Powell, Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone) Eddie Heywood (piano) Paul Chapman (guitar) Grachan Moncur (bass) Herbert Cowans (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, May 9, 1941
30457-1I'm In A Low-Down GrooveOKeh 6451; Blue Ace 227; Columbia CL 2428, C 30784, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
30458-1God Bless The ChildOKeh 6270; Columbia 38792, CL 1760, C 30784, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
30458-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-065; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
30458-3inc--
30459-1Am I BlueColumbia 37586, 38792, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
30459-2-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
30459-3-Columbia C 30784
30460-1SolitudeOKeh 6270; Columbia CL 2428, C 30784, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 30784, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* Queen-disc (It) Q-065   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 2
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 2 1941-42
* OKeh 6451   Billie Holiday - I'm In A Low-Down Groove / Gloomy Sunday
* Blue Ace 227   Billie Holiday - Some Other Spring / I'm In A Low-Down Groove
* OKeh 6270   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child / Solitude
* Columbia 38792   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child / Am I Blue
* Columbia 37586, DB-2511, DS-1802, DZ-545   Billie Holiday - Long Gone Blues / Am I Blue

Billie Holiday With Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet) Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone) Babe Russin (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Albert Casey (guitar) John Williams (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, August 7, 1941
31002-1JimOKeh 6369; Blue Ace 256; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31002-2-Columbia C 30783; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31003-1I Cover The WaterfrontColumbia 37493; V-Disc 586; Columbia CL 1760, C 30783, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31004-1Love Me Or Leave MeOKeh 6369; Blue Ace 255; Columbia CL 1760, C 30783, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31004-break-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31004-cut--
31005-1Gloomy SundayOKeh 6451; Columbia 38044, CL 1760, C 32125; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
31005-2-
31005-3-Columbia C 30783
31005-break-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia CL 1760; CBS (E) BPG 62039; Columbia C3L 21   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years
* Columbia C 32125, KG 32124; CBS (E) 68229   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. II
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 2 1941-42
* OKeh 6369   Billie Holiday - Jim / Love Me Or Leave Me
* Blue Ace 256   Billie Holiday - Practice Makes Perfect / Jim
* Columbia 37493   Billie Holiday - I Cover The Waterfront / Until The Real Thing Comes Along
* V-Disc 586   Billie Holiday - The Same Old Story / I Cover The Waterfront
* Blue Ace 255   Billie Holiday - The Same Old Story / Love Me Or Leave Me
* OKeh 6451   Billie Holiday - I'm In A Low-Down Groove / Gloomy Sunday
* Columbia 38044, DF-3482   Billie Holiday - Night And Day / Gloomy Sunday

1942

Billie Holiday With Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry (trumpet) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet) Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone) Babe Russin (tenor saxophone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Gene Fields (guitar) John Williams (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, February 10, 1942
32405-1Wherever You AreHarmony 1075; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
32405-2-Queen-disc (It) Q-065
32406-1Mandy Is TwoColumbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07664 R, (E) BBR 8071; Columbia CL 2428, C 30783, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70
32406-2-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
32406-cut--
32407-1It's A Sin To Tell A LieHarmony 1075; Columbia CL 6163, CL 2428, C 30783, C 32129; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
32407-2-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
32407-3--
32407-cut--
32408-1Until The Real Thing Comes AlongColumbia 37493; CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70; Queen-disc (It) Q-067; Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
32408-1+2-Columbia C 30783
32408-2-Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015
* CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70   Billie Holiday, Vol. 5
* Queen-disc (It) Q-067   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 3
* Queen-disc (It) Q-065   Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 2
* Columbia CL 2428; CBS (F) 62816; Columbia C3L 40   Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Vol. II
* Columbia C 30783, G 30782; CBS (E) 66267   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child
* Columbia C 32129, KG 32127; CBS (E) 68230   The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. III
* Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015   Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 2 1941-42
* Columbia CL 6163; Philips (Du) B 07628 R, (E) BBR 8032   Billie Holiday Favorites
* Philips (Du) B 07664 R   Various Artists - A Visit To Jazzland
* Philips (E) BBR 8071   Various Artists - A Visit To Jazzland
* Harmony 1075   Billie Holiday - Wherever You Are / It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
* Columbia 37493   Billie Holiday - I Cover The Waterfront / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

1944

Billie Holiday With Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra

Doc Cheatham (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lem Davis (alto saxophone) Eddie Heywood (piano) Teddy Walters (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, March 25, 1944
A4742-3How Am I To KnowCommodore 569, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56022
A4743-1My Old FlameCommodore 585, FL 20006, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56009; New York (D) 106
A4744-1I'll Get ByCommodore 553, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 714, J 1209; Mainstream 56000; New York (D) 105
A4745-2I Cover The WaterfrontCommodore 559, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 714; Mainstream 56000
* Commodore FL 30008; Stateside (E) SL 10007; Arteco/Rank (F) RLP 113; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16502; Sonet (Swd) SLP 1000   Billie Holiday
* Jazztone J 1209   Billie Holiday Sings
* Mainstream 56022, S/6022; Fontana (E) TL 5262; Vogue (F) INT 40018   Billie Holiday/Teddy Wilson - Once Upon A Time
* Mainstream 56009, S/6009; Fontana (E) TL 5294; Vogue (F) INT 40028   Various Artists - Commodore Jazz Classics: 52nd Street
* Mainstream 56000, S/6000; Fontana (E) TL 5287; Vogue (F) INT 40022   Billie Holiday - Commodore Jazz Classics
* Commodore FL 20005   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Commodore FL 20006   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Jazztone J 714   Billie Holiday - I'm Yours
* Commodore 569, 7517   Billie Holiday - How Am I To Know / She's Funny That Way
* Commodore 585, 7518   Billie Holiday - My Old Flame / I'm Yours
* New York (D) 106   Billie Holiday - My Old Flame / I Love My Man
* Commodore 553, 7515   Billie Holiday - I'll Get By / I'll Be Seeing You
* New York (D) 105   Billie Holiday - I'll Get By / On The Sunny Side Of The Street
* Commodore 559, 7516; New York (D) 102   Billie Holiday - I Cover The Waterfront / Lover Come Back To Me

Billie Holiday With Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra

Doc Cheatham (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Lem Davis (alto saxophone) Eddie Heywood (piano) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 1, 1944
A4750-1I'll Be Seeing YouCommodore 553, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 714, J 1209; Mainstream 56000; Embassy 138
A4751-1I'm YoursCommodore 585, FL 20006, FL 30011; Jazztone J 714, J 1209; Mainstream 56022
A4752-2Embraceable YouCommodore 7520, FL 20006, FL 30011; Jazztone J 714, J 1209; Mainstream 56000
A4753-1As Time Goes ByCommodore 7520, FL 20006, FL 30011; Mainstream 56022
* Commodore FL 30008; Stateside (E) SL 10007; Arteco/Rank (F) RLP 113; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16502; Sonet (Swd) SLP 1000   Billie Holiday
* Jazztone J 1209   Billie Holiday Sings
* Mainstream 56000, S/6000; Fontana (E) TL 5287; Vogue (F) INT 40022   Billie Holiday - Commodore Jazz Classics
* Commodore FL 30011; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16508   An Evening With Eddie Heywood And Billie Holiday
* Mainstream 56022, S/6022; Fontana (E) TL 5262; Vogue (F) INT 40018   Billie Holiday/Teddy Wilson - Once Upon A Time
* Commodore FL 20005   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Commodore FL 20006   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Jazztone J 714   Billie Holiday - I'm Yours
* Commodore 553, 7515   Billie Holiday - I'll Get By / I'll Be Seeing You
* Embassy 138   Billie Holiday - I'll Be Seeing You / ??? - ???
* Commodore 585, 7518   Billie Holiday - My Old Flame / I'm Yours
* Commodore 7520; New York (D) 113   Billie Holiday - Embraceable You / As Time Goes By

Billie Holiday With Eddie Heywood's Trio

Eddie Heywood (piano) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 8, 1944
A4754-2She's Funny That WayCommodore 569, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000; New York (D) 131
A4755-2Lover Come Back To MeCommodore 559, FL 20005, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56000
A4756-1Billie's BluesCommodore 614, FL 20006, FL 30011; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56022; New York (D) 106
A4757-1On The Sunny Side Of The StreetCommodore 614, FL 20006, FL 30008; Jazztone J 1209; Mainstream 56022; New York (D) 105
* Commodore FL 30008; Stateside (E) SL 10007; Arteco/Rank (F) RLP 113; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16502; Sonet (Swd) SLP 1000   Billie Holiday
* Jazztone J 1209   Billie Holiday Sings
* Mainstream 56000, S/6000; Fontana (E) TL 5287; Vogue (F) INT 40022   Billie Holiday - Commodore Jazz Classics
* Commodore FL 30011; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16508   An Evening With Eddie Heywood And Billie Holiday
* Mainstream 56022, S/6022; Fontana (E) TL 5262; Vogue (F) INT 40018   Billie Holiday/Teddy Wilson - Once Upon A Time
* Commodore FL 20005   Billie Holiday, Vol. 1
* Commodore FL 20006   Billie Holiday, Vol. 2
* Commodore 569, 7517   Billie Holiday - How Am I To Know / She's Funny That Way
* New York (D) 131   Billie Holiday - She's Funny That Way / ??? - ???
* Commodore 559, 7516; New York (D) 102   Billie Holiday - I Cover The Waterfront / Lover Come Back To Me
* Commodore 614, 7519   Billie Holiday - I Love My Man / On The Sunny Side Of The Street
* New York (D) 106   Billie Holiday - My Old Flame / I Love My Man
* New York (D) 105   Billie Holiday - I'll Get By / On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Billie Holiday With Toots Camarata And His Orchestra

Russ Case (trumpet) Jack Cressey, Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone) Larry Binyon, Paul Ricci (tenor saxophone) Dave Bowman (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Haig Stephens (bass) Johnny Blowers (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified 6 strings, Toots Camarata (conductor)
NYC, October 4, 1944
72404Lover ManDecca 23391, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8929
72405No MoreDecca 23483, DL 8215, DL 8930
72405-?No More (alternate)
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 5345   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
* Decca 23391   Billie Holiday - Lover Man / That Ole Devil Called Love
* Decca 23483   Billie Holiday - No More / You Better Go Now

Billie Holiday With Toots Camarata And His Orchestra

Russ Case (trumpet) Jack Cressey, Hymie Schertzer (alto saxophone) Larry Binyon, Dave Harris (tenor saxophone) Dave Bowman (piano) Carl Kress (guitar) Haig Stephens (bass) George Wettling (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified 6 strings, Toots Camarata (conductor): Dave Harris (tenor saxophone) George Wettling (drums) replaces Ricci, Blowers
NYC, November 8, 1944
72497That Ole Devil Called LoveDecca 23391, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8929
72498Don't Explain (first version)MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK; GRP GRD2 601
72499Big Stuff (first version)-
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 5345   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
* Decca 23391   Billie Holiday - Lover Man / That Ole Devil Called Love

1945 (age 30)

Billie Holiday With Bob Haggart And His Orchestra

Joe Guy (trumpet) Bill Stegmeyer (alto saxophone) Armand Camgros, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Stan Webb (baritone saxophone) Sammy Benskin (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass, conductor) Specs Powell (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified 6 strings
NYC, August 14, 1945
73006Don't ExplainDecca 23565, DL 8215, DL 8929
73007Big Stuff (second version)MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK; GRP GRD2 601
73008You Better Go NowDecca 23483, DL 8215; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
73009What Is This Thing Called LoveDecca 23565, DL 8215; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca 23565   Billie Holiday - Don't Explain / What Is This Thing Called Love
* Decca 23483   Billie Holiday - No More / You Better Go Now

1946

Billie Holiday With Bill Stegmeyer's Orchestra

Gordon Griffin, Joe Guy (trumpet) Bill Stegmeyer (alto saxophone, conductor) Armand Camgros, Bernie Kaufman, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Joe Springer (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified 4 strings
NYC, January 22, 1946
73300Good Morning, HeartacheDecca 23673, DL 8215, DL 8930
73301-?No Good Man (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
73301No Good ManDecca 23673, DL 8215; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca 23673   Billie Holiday - Good Morning, Heartache / No Good Man

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Joe Guy (trumpet) Joe Springer (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) Billy Taylor (bass) Kelly Martin (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, March 13, 1946
73440-??Big Stuff (previously unissued breakdown and chatter)GRP GRD2 601
73440-?Big Stuff (previously unissued third version)MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK; GRP GRD2 601
73440Big StuffDecca 23463, DL 8701
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca 23463   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff / Leonard Bernstein - Fancy Free

Billie Holiday With Billy Kyle And His Trio

Joe Guy (trumpet) Billy Kyle (piano) Jimmy Shirley (guitar) Thomas Barney (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 9, 1946
73497-?Baby, I Don't Cry Over You (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
73497Baby, I Don't Cry Over YouDecca 23957, DL 8701; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
73498-?I'll Look Around (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
73498I'll Look AroundDecca 23957, DL 8215, DL 8929
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca 23957   Billie Holiday - Baby, I Don't Cry Over You / I'll Look Around

Billie Holiday At JATP

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Milt Raskin (piano) possibly Irving Ashby (guitar) Red Callender (bass) David Coleman (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
Body And SoulClef MGC 169, MGC 718; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2504
Strange FruitClef MGC 169, MGC 718; Verve V 10181, MGV 8338-2, V/V6 8505, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2504
Trav'lin' LightClef MGC 169, MGC 718; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2504
He's Funny That Way-
The Man I Love-
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To YouClef MGC 169, MGC 718; Verve VE2 2504
All Of MeClef MGC 169, MGC 718; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2504
Billie's BluesClef MGC 169; Verve VE2 2504
* Clef MGC 718; Verve MGV 8098   Billie Holiday/Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve VE2 2504   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Historic Recordings
* Verve V/V6 8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 169; Universal (J) UCCV 9041   Billie Holiday At The Jazz At The Philharmonic
* Verve V 10181   Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit / These Foolish Things

Billie Holiday With John Simmons And His Orchestra

Rostelle Reese (trumpet) Lem Davis (alto saxophone) Bob Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) John Simmons (bass, conductor) Denzil Best (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, December 27, 1946
73767The Blues Are Brewin'Decca 48259, DL 8701; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
73768-?Guilty (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
73768-??Guilty (previously unissued breakdown and chatter)-
73768GuiltyDecca DL 8701; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca 48259   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin' / Do Your Duty

1947

Billie Holiday With Bob Haggart And His Orchestra

Billy Butterfield (trumpet) Bill Stegmeyer (clarinet, alto saxophone) Al Klink, Toots Mondello (alto saxophone) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Dan Perry (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass, conductor) Bunny Shawker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, February 13, 1947
73792Deep SongDecca 24138, DL 8215, DL 8930
73793There Is No Greater LoveDecca 23853, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8929
73794Easy LivingDecca 24138, DL 8215, DL 8929
73795-?Solitude (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
73795SolitudeDecca 23853, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8930
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 5345   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
* Decca 24138   Billie Holiday - Deep Song / Easy Living
* Decca 23853   Billie Holiday - There Is No Greater Love / Solitude

1948

Billie Holiday With Bobby Tucker And His Trio

Bobby Tucker (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) John Levy (bass) Denzil Best (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, December 10, 1948
74650Weep No MoreDecca 24551, DL 8702; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
74651Girls Were Made To Take Care Of Boys-
74652PorgyDecca 24638, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8930
74653-?My Man (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
74653My ManDecca 24638, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8929
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 5345   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
* Decca 24551   Billie Holiday - Weep No More / Girls Were Made To Take Care Of Boys
* Decca 24638   Billie Holiday - Porgy / My Man

1949

Billie Holiday

Neal Hefti (trumpet) Herbie Harper (trombone) Herbie Steward (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Robert "Iggy" Shevak (bass) Blinkie Garner (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
AFRS radio broadcast, "Just Jazz", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1949
My ManESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Miss Brown To You-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday With Buster Harding And His Orchestra

Emmett Berry, Buck Clayton, Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) George Matthews, Dicky Wells (trombone) George Dorsey, Rudy Powell (alto saxophone) Joe Thomas, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Sol Moore (baritone saxophone) Horace Henderson (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Buster Harding (conductor)
NYC, August 17, 1949
75147-?Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do (previously unissued alternate)GRP GRD2 601
75147Ain't Nobody's Business If I DoDecca 24726, DL 8215, DL 8929
75148Baby Get LostDecca 24726, DL 8701, DL 8929
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca 24726   Billie Holiday - Ain't Nobody's Business / Baby Get Lost

Billie Holiday

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Horace Henderson (piano) Jack Lesberg (bass) George Wettling (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NBC television broadcast, "Eddie Condon Floor Show", NYC, August 27, 1949
Keeps On A-Rainin'ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Lover Man-
same session
Detour AheadDale LP 25
Them There Eyes-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday/Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

Billie Holiday

Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Horace Henderson (piano) unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford Television Show", NYC, August 27, 1949
I Cover The WaterfrontESP-Disk' ESP 3002
All Of Me-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday With Sy Oliver And His Orchestra

Tony Faso, Bernie Privin, Dick Vance (trumpet) Mort Bullman, Henderson Chambers (trombone) George Dorsey, Johnny Mince (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Freddie Williams (tenor saxophone) Eddie Barefield (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Horace Henderson (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) George Duvivier (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Sy Oliver (conductor)
NYC, August 29, 1949
75203Keeps On Rainin'Decca 27145, DL 8701, DL 8930
75204Them There EyesDecca 27145, DL 8215, DL 8929
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca 27145   Billie Holiday - Keeps On Rainin' / Them There Eyes

Billie Holiday With Sy Oliver And His Orchestra

Buck Clayton, Lester "Shad" Collins, Bobby Williams (trumpet) Henderson Chambers, George Stevenson (trombone) Pete Clark, George Dorsey (alto saxophone) Budd Johnson, Freddie Williams (tenor saxophone) Dave McRae (baritone saxophone) Horace Henderson (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Wallace Bishop (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Sy Oliver (conductor)
NYC, September 8, 1949
75241Do Your DutyDecca 48259, DL 8701, DL 8930
75242Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of BeerDecca 24947, DL 8701, DL 8929
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca 48259   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin' / Do Your Duty
* Decca 24947   Billie Holiday - Gimme A Pigfoot / Now Or Never

Louis Armstrong And Billie Holiday With Sy Oliver And His Orchestra

Bernie Privin (trumpet) Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocals -1,2) Sid Cooper, Johnny Mince (alto saxophone) Art Drellinger, Pat Nizza (tenor saxophone) Billy Kyle (piano) Everett Barksdale (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jimmy Crawford (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Sy Oliver (conductor)
NYC, September 30, 1949
1. 75342You Can't Lose A Broken HeartDecca 24758, DL 8701; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
2. 75343My Sweet Hunk O' Trash-
3. 75344Now Or NeverDecca 24947, DL 8701, DL 8930
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca 24758   Louis Armstrong/Billie Holiday - You Can't Lose A Broken Heart / My Sweet Hunk O' Trash
* Decca 24947   Billie Holiday - Gimme A Pigfoot / Now Or Never

Billie Holiday With Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra

Bobby Hackett (trumpet) Milt Yaner (clarinet, alto saxophone) John Fulton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Bernie Leighton (piano) Tony Mottola (guitar) Jack Lesberg (bass) Norris Shawker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings, Gordon Jenkins (conductor)
NYC, October 19, 1949
75421You're My ThrillDecca 24796, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8929
75422Crazy He Calls MeDecca 24796, DL 5345, DL 8702, DL 8930
75423Please Tell Me NowDecca 24857, DL 8702; MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK
75424Somebody's On My MindDecca 24857, DL 8701, DL 8930
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8929   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK   Billie Holiday - Big Stuff
* Decca DL 8701   Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 5345   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
* Decca 24796   Billie Holiday - You're My Thrill / Crazy He Calls Me
* Decca 24857   Billie Holiday - Please Tell Me Now / Somebody's On My Mind

1950

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Dent Eckels (flute, saxophones) Charles LaVere (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Lou Butterman (bass) Nick Fatool (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, March 8, 1950
L5416God Bless The ChildDecca 24972, DL 8215, DL 8930
L5417This Is Heaven To MeDecca 24972, DL 8702, DL 8930
* Decca DL 8215   Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca DL 8930   The Billie Holiday Story
* Decca DL 8702   Billie Holiday - Lover Man
= GRP GRD2 601   Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings
* Decca 24972   Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child / This Is Heaven To Me

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (vocals) The Apollo House Band
broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, May 24, 1950
You're My ThrillESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts

1951

Billie Holiday With Tiny Grimes Sextet

Haywood Henry (tenor,baritone saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
WOR Studios, NYC, April 29, 1951
WOR1681-4 | IM-3694Be Fair To MeAladdin 3094, AL 812; Score SLP 4014; Imperial LP 9185-A, LP 9233, LP 9246; Sunset SUM 1147; Vogue (E) EPV 1128, (F) EPL 7150; Tulip TLP 102; Ducretet-Thomson (F) EGF 182
WOR1682-1 | IM-3695Rocky Mountain BluesAladdin 3102, AL 812; Score SLP 4014; Imperial LP 9185-A, LP 9233, LP 9246; Sunset SUM 1147; Vogue (E) EPV 1128, (F) EPL 7150; Tulip TLP 102; Ducretet-Thomson (F) EGF 182; Pop (F) SPO 17005
WOR1683-5 | IM-3693Blue Turning Grey Over YouAladdin 3102, AL 812; Score SLP 4014; Imperial LP 9185-A, LP 9233, LP 9238; Sunset SUM 1147; Vogue (E) EPV 1128, (F) EPL 7150; Tulip TLP 102; Ducretet-Thomson (F) EGF 182; Vogue (E) V 2408
WOR1684-5 | IM-3696Detour AheadAladdin 3094, AL 812; Score SLP 4014; Imperial LP 9185-A, LP 9233, LP 9238; Sunset SUM 1147; Vogue (E) EPV 1128, (F) EPL 7150; Tulip TLP 102; Ducretet-Thomson (F) EGF 182; Vogue (E) V 2408
* Aladdin AL 812   Billie Holiday/Helen Humes, and others - Singing The Blues (not released?)
* Score SLP 4014   Billie Holiday Sings The Blues
* Imperial LP 9185-A, LP 12185-A   Billie Holiday/Al Hibbler - And The Blues
* Imperial LP 9233   Various Artists - Jazz Festival
* Imperial LP 9246   Various Artists - Just Jazz!
* Sunset SUM 1147, SUS 5147   Billie Holiday/Al Hibbler - Shades Of Blue
* Imperial LP 9238   Various Artists - Jazz Festival, Vol. 2
* Vogue (E) EPV 1128   Billie Holiday
* Vogue (F) EPL 7150   Billie Holiday
* Pop (F) SPO 17005   Helen Humes/Jimmy Witherspoon/Billie Holiday/Sonny Parker - ABC Du Jazz, Vol. D: Blues (Modern)
* Aladdin 3094   Billie Holiday - Be Fair To Me / Detour Ahead
* Aladdin 3102   Billie Holiday - Rocky Mountain Blues / Blue Turning Grey Over You
* Vogue (E) V 2408   Billie Holiday - Blue Turning Grey Over You / Detour Ahead
* Tulip TLP 102; Ducretet-Thomson (F) EGF 182   Billie Holiday With Tiny Grimes Sextet (no details)

Billie Holiday

Stan Getz (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Tiny Kahn (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951
You're Driving Me CrazyDale LP 25
Lover Come Back To Me-
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
omit Getz
He's Funny That WayDale LP 25; ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
Billie's Blues-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday/Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

Billie Holiday

Buster Harding (piano) John Field (bass) Marquis Foster (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 31, 1951
Miss Brown To YouDale LP 25; ESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Dale LP 25   Billie Holiday/Stan Getz - Billie And Stan

1952

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 26, 1952
764-3East Of The SunMercury 89005, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
765-1Blue MoonMercury 89004, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, 2V6S 8816
766-1You Go To My HeadMercury 89004, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
767-2You Turned The Tables On MeMercury MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
767-5-Mercury 89003
768-1Easy To LoveMercury 89003, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816
769-3These Foolish ThingsMercury 89002, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve V 10181, VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
770-3I Only Have Eyes For YouMercury 89002, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, 2V6S 8816
771-1SolitudeMercury 89005, MGC 118; Clef MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
* Clef MGC 690; Verve MGV 8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Mercury MGC 118, MGC 118x45; Clef MGC 118; Universal (J) UCCV 9032   Billie Holiday Sings
* Verve V 10181   Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit / These Foolish Things
* Mercury 89005, 89005x45; Clef 89005, 89005x45   Billie Holiday - East Of The Sun / Solitude
* Mercury 89004, 89004x45; Clef 89004, 89004x45   Billie Holiday - Blue Moon / You Go To My Head
* Mercury 89003, 89003x45; Clef 89003, 89003x45   Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love
* Mercury 89002, 89002x45; Clef 89002, 89002x45   Billie Holiday - These Foolish Things / I Only Have Eyes For You

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952
784-1Everything I Have Is YoursClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
785-4Love For SaleClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
786-4MoonglowClef MGC 161, MGC 690; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
787-3TenderlyClef 89064, MGC 144, MGC 690; Verve VE2 2503
788-1If The Moon Turns GreenClef 89108
788-2-Clef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
789-2(You Forgot To) RememberClef 89096
789-3-Clef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
790-1Autumn In New YorkClef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve VE2 2503
790-7-Clef 89108
* Clef MGC 690; Verve MGV 8074   Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 161; Universal (J) UCCV 9031   Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 144; Universal (J) UCCV 9119   An Evening With Billie Holiday
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather
* Clef 89108, 89108x45   Billie Holiday - If The Moon Turns Green / Autumn In New York
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano, organ) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, July 27, 1952
839-6My ManClef 89089, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve V6 8808, VE2 2503
840-4Lover Come Back To MeMercury 89037; Clef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
841-3Stormy WeatherClef 89064, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve VE2 2503
842-2YesterdaysMercury 89037; Clef MGC 144, MGC 686, MGC 639; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
843-2He's Funny That WayClef MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, V6 8808, VE2 2503
843-6-Clef 89089
844-3I Can't Face The MusicClef 89096, MGC 144, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, VE2 2503
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 144; Universal (J) UCCV 9119   An Evening With Billie Holiday
* Clef 89089, 89089x45   Billie Holiday - My Man / He's Funny That Way
* Mercury 89037, 89037x45; Clef 89037, 89037x45   Billie Holiday - Lover Come Back To Me / Yesterdays
* Clef 89064, 89064x45   Billie Holiday - Tenderly / Stormy Weather
* Clef 89096, 89096x45   Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified small combo
radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, possibly July, 1952
My ManESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday With Ellingtonia

Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet) Ray Nance (violin) Buster Harding (piano) John Field (bass) Marquis Foster (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 14, 1952
I Cover The WaterfrontESP-Disk' ESP 3003
Lover Come Back To Me-
My Man (All Of Me)-
Fine And Mellow (Billie's Blues)-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: 1953-1956
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday With Buster Harding And His Orchestra

Tony Scott (clarinet) Buster Harding (piano, conductor) Billie Holiday (vocals) and others
broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, December 10, 1952
TenderlyESP-Disk' ESP 3002
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: 1949-1952
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3002   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1: Radio And TV Broadcasts

1953

Billie Holiday

unknown (trumpet) probably Carl Drinkard (piano) Jimmy Raney (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals, speech) Louis Armstrong, Tallulah Bankhead, Mae Barnes, Leonard Feather, Arthur Herzog, "Pods" Hollingsworth, Artie Shaw (speech) unidentified actors (actor) George Jessel (host, narrator)
television broadcast, "The Comeback Story", NYC, October 16, 1953
God Bless The ChildESP-Disk' ESP 3003
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: 1953-1956
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: Radio And TV Broadcasts

1954

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Carl Drinkard (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Elaine Leighton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Leonard Feather (announcer)
"Jazz Club U.S.A.", live in Cologne, West Germany, January 5, 1954
AnnouncementUnited Artists UAJ 14014
27053Blue Moon-
27054All Of Me-
27055My Man-
27056Them There Eyes-
27057I Cried For You-
27058What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
27059I Cover The Waterfront-
Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Sonny Clark, Carl Drinkard (piano) Beryl Booker (piano -1) Jimmy Raney (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Elaine Leighton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Leonard Feather (announcer)
1. 27060Billie's Blues-
2. 27061Lover Come Back To Me-
* United Artists UAJ 14014, UAJS 15014   Billie Holiday - Lady Love

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Oscar Peterson (piano) Herb Ellis (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, April 14, 1954
1567-1How Deep Is The OceanClef 89132, MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve VE2 2503
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef 89132, MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
1569-5I Cried For YouClef MGC 161, MGC 686; Verve MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2503
* Clef MGC 686; Verve MGV 8027   A Recital By Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2503   Billie Holiday - The First Verve Sessions
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Clef MGC 161; Universal (J) UCCV 9031   Billie Holiday
* Clef 89132, 89132x45   Billie Holiday - How Deep Is The Ocean / What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1954
1930-2Love Me Or Leave MeClef 89150, MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1931-5P.S. I Love YouVerve VE2 2515
1932-6Too Marvelous For WordsClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1933-7SoftlyVerve VE2 2515
1934-7I Cried For YouClef unissued
1935-3I Thought About YouClef 89150, MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1936-6What A Little Moonlight Can DoClef unissued; Verve VE2 2515
1937-1Willow Weep For MeClef 89141, MGC 721; Verve VE2 2515
1938-3Stormy Blues-
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef 89150, 89150x45   Billie Holiday - Love Me Or Leave Me / I Thought About You
* Clef 89141, 89141x45   Billie Holiday - Willow Weep For Me / Stormy Blues

1955 (age 40)

Billie Holiday With Studio House Band

unknown (trumpet) probably Carl Drinkard (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Steve Allen (announcer) Skitch Henderson (director) and others
television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, February 8 or 14, 1955
My ManESP-Disk' ESP 3003
Them There Eyes-
Lover Man-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: 1953-1956
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Carl Drinkard (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Cozy Cole (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, February 14, 1955
2274-1Say It Isn't SoVerve MGV 8302, VE2 2515
2275-5I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm-
2276-4I Wished On The Moon-
2277-3Always-
2278-2Everything Happens To Me-
2279-2Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me-
2280-2Ain't Misbehavin'-
* Verve MGV 8302   Billie Holiday - Stay With Me
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues

Billie Holiday

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Bobby Tucker (piano) Count Basie (organ) Eddie Jones (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
broadcast, "Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955
Stormy WeatherSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3003
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: 1953-1956
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
2438-2I Don't Want To Cry AnymoreClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2439-2Prelude To A KissClef MGC 713; Verve 2V6S 8818, VE2 2515
2440-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2441-3When Your Lover Has GoneClef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8338-2, V6 8808, VE2 2515
2442-4Gone With The WindClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneClef MGC 713; Verve VK 112, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8818, VE2 2515
2444-1It Had To Be YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2445-5Nice Work If You Can Get ItClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2515
* Clef MGC 669; Verve MGV 8026   Billie Holiday - Music For Torching
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Moods
* Verve 2V6S 8818   Various Artists - We Love You Madly - A Tribute To Duke Ellington
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VK 112   Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light / Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Benny Carter (alto,tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano, celeste) Barney Kessel (guitar) John Simmons (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
2446-3Come Rain Or Come ShineClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2515
2447-1I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesClef MGC 713; Verve VSP 5, VE2 2515
2448-3What's NewClef MGC 713; Verve VSP 5, VE2 2529, 2V6S 8816
2449-8A Fine RomanceClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
2450-1I Hadn't Anyone Till YouClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2529
2451-3I Get A Kick Out Of YouClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
2452-2Everything I Have Is YoursClef MGC 713; Verve VE2 2529
2453-3Isn't This A Lovely DayClef MGC 669; Verve VE2 2529
* Clef MGC 669; Verve MGV 8026   Billie Holiday - Music For Torching
* Verve VE2 2515   Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues
* Clef MGC 713; Verve MGV 8096   Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Moods
* Verve VSP 5   Billie Holiday - Lady
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

1956

Billie Holiday

probably Carl Drinkard (piano) Billie Holiday (vocals) Steve Allen (announcer) unidentified studio house band, Skitch Henderson (director)
television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, February 10, 1956
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance (With You)Society (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday With Tony Scott's Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 6, 1956
2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' LightClef MGC 721; Verve VK 112, MGV 8338-2, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
2851-3I Must Have That ManClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
2852-6Some Other Springrejected
2853-1-Clef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
2854-4Lady Sings The Blues-
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VK 112   Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light / Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

Billie Holiday With Tony Scott's Orchestra

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet, arranger -2/4) Paul Quinichette (tenor saxophone -2/4) Wynton Kelly (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Aaron Bell (bass -2/4) Lenny McBrowne (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, June 7, 1956
1. 2855-12Strange FruitClef MGC 721; Verve V6 8808, VE2 2529
2. 2856-1God Bless The ChildClef MGC 721; Verve 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
3. 2857-8Good Morning, HeartacheClef MGC 721; Verve V6 8808, 2V6S 8816, VE2 2529
4. 2858-1No Good ManClef MGC 721; Verve VE2 2529
* Clef MGC 721; Verve MGV 8099; ARS G 431   Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1956
2914-3Do Nothin' Till You Hear From MeVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529, V6 8808
2915-6Cheek To CheekVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529
2916-4Ill Wind-
2917-8Speak Low-
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956
2929-4We'll Be Together AgainVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529, V6 8808
2930-3All Or Nothing At AllVerve MGV 8329, VE2 2529
2931-6Sophisticated Lady-
2932-6April In Paris-
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve VE2 2529   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

probably Carl Drinkard (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
radio broadcast, "Band Stand U.S.A.", "Red Hill Inn", Pennsauken, NJ, August 29, 1956
Willow Weep For MeSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3003
I Only Have Eyes For YouESP-Disk' ESP 3003
My Man-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: 1953-1956
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3003   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday

probably Carl Drinkard (piano) unknown (bass) Eddie Phyfe (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
radio broadcast, Olivia Davis' "Patio Lounge", Washington, DC, October 27, 1956
Nice Work If You Can Get ItESP-Disk' ESP 3006
God Bless The Child-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
Don't Explain-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday

probably Carl Drinkard (piano) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified studio house band, including strings, Skitch Henderson (director)
television broadcast, "The Steve Allen Tonight Show", NYC, November 8, 1956
PorgyESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) Gilbert Millstein (narrator)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 10, 1956
Lady Sings The BluesVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
It Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
God Bless The Childunissued
Trav'lin' LightVerve V/V6 8410
Miss Brown To Youunissued
I Love My ManVerve V/V6 8410
Too Marvelous For Wordsunissued
Body And SoulVerve V/V6 8410
Don't ExplainVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
Them There Eyesunissued
Buck Clayton (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Carl Drinkard (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Carson Smith (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
YesterdaysVerve V/V6 8410
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
I'll Be Seeing You-
My ManVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
I Cried For YouVerve V/V6 8410
Fine And MellowVerve V/V6 8410, 2V6S 8816
I Cover The WaterfrontVerve V/V6 8410
What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
Lover Manunissued
I Only Have Eyes For You-
Strange Fruit-
Easy Living-
Porgy-
* Verve V/V6 8410   The Essential Billie Holiday
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

1957

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957
20498-4I Wished On The MoonVerve MGV 8329, MGV 8338-2
20499-7Moonlight In VermontVerve MGV 8197
20500-6A Foggy DayVerve MGV 8257
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve MGV 8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul
* Verve MGV 8257, MGVS 6021   Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957
20501-2I Didn't Know What Time It WasVerve MGV 8257
20502-2Just One Of Those Things-
20503-4Comes LoveVerve MGV 8197, 2V6S 8816
* Verve MGV 8257, MGVS 6021   Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers
* Verve MGV 8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957
20504-1Day In, Day OutVerve MGV 8257
20505-3Darn That DreamVerve MGV 8197
20506-7But Not For MeVerve MGV 8329
20507-1Body And SoulVerve MGV 8197, V6 8808
* Verve MGV 8257, MGVS 6021   Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers
* Verve MGV 8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1957
20560-1Just Friends (instrumental version)unissued
20561-2Stars Fell On AlabamaVerve MGV 8257
20562-2Say It Isn't SoVerve MGV 8329
20563-2Our Love Is Here To StayVerve MGV 8329, 2V6S 8816
20564-3One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)Verve MGV 8257
* Verve MGV 8257, MGVS 6021   Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers
* Verve MGV 8329   Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All
* Verve 2V6S 8816   The History Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1957
20565-3They Can't Take That Away From MeVerve MGV 8197
20566-1Embraceable You-
20567-4Let's Call The Whole Thing Off-
20568-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To YouVerve MGV 8197, MGV 8338-2, V6 8808
* Verve MGV 8197   Billie Holiday - Body And Soul
* Verve MGV 8338-2   Billie Holiday - The Unforgettable Lady Day
* Verve V6 8808   The Best Of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra

Mal Waldron (piano) Joe Benjamin (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, evening, July 6, 1957
Nice Work If You Can Get ItVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
Willow Weep For Me-
Lover Come Back To MeVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826, VSP 5
Lady Sings The BluesVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
What A Little Moonlight Can DoVerve MGV 8234, VSP 5
My ManVerve MGV 8234, V6 8826
* Verve MGV 8234, MGVS 6022; ARS G 433   Ella Fitzgerald And Billie Holiday At Newport
* Verve V6 8826   Ella Fitzgerald/Billie Holiday - The Newport Years, Vol. 1
* Verve VSP 5   Billie Holiday - Lady

1958

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Billy Butterfield, Mel Davis, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings, harp, vocal choir, Ray Ellies (arranger, conductor) and others
NYC, February 18, 1958
CO60460You Don't Know What Love IsColumbia CL 1157
CO60461I'll Be Around-
CO60462For Heaven's Sake-
* Columbia CL 1157, CS 8048   Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Billy Butterfield, Mel Davis, Bernie Glow (trumpet) Urbie Green (trombone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings, harp, vocal choir, Ray Ellies (arranger, conductor) and others: same personnel
NYC, February 19, 1958
CO60463But BeautifulColumbia CL 1157
CO60464For All We Know-
CO60465It's Easy To Remember-
CO60466I'm A Fool To Want You-
* Columbia CL 1157, CS 8048   Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson, Tom Mitchell (trombone) Phil Bodner, Tom Parsley, Romeo Penque, Ed Powell (reeds) Janet Putman (harp) Bradley Spinney (xylophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified strings, harp, vocal choir, Ray Ellies (arranger, conductor)
NYC, February 20, 1958
CO60467The End Of A Love AffairColumbia CL 1157
CO60468Glad To Be Unhappy-
CO60469You've Changed-
CO60470I Get Along Without You Very Well-
CO60471Violets For Your Furs-
* Columbia CL 1157, CS 8048   Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin

Billie Holiday

Jimmy McPartland (cornet) Tyree Glenn (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Chuck Wayne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Harry Leon (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, May 29, 1958
You've ChangedSociety (E) SOC 1027
I Love My Man (Billie's Blues)
When Your Lover Has Gone
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember

Billie Holiday

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Mary Osborne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 10, 1958
What A Little Moonlight Can DoSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Foolin' Myself (Fooling Myself)-
Easy To Remember-
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts

Billie Holiday

Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Tyree Glenn (trombone) Georgie Auld (tenor saxophone) Harry Sheppard (vibraphone) Mal Waldron (piano) Mary Osborne (guitar) Vinnie Burke (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals): add Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Harry Sheppard (vibraphone)
television broadcast, "Art Ford's Jazz Party", Channel 13, NYC, July 17, 1958
Moanin' LowESP-Disk' ESP 3006
Don't ExplainSociety (E) SOC 1027; ESP-Disk' ESP 3006
When Your Lover Has GoneESP-Disk' ESP 3006
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3006   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: 1956-1958
= ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3005   Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3: Radio And TV Broadcasts
* Society (E) SOC 1027   Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember

Billie Holiday

Buddy DeFranco (clarinet -5/11) Benny Carter (alto saxophone -5/11) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -5/11) Mal Waldron (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Dick Berk (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 5, 1958
1.Ain't Nobody's Business But My OwnBlack-Hawk BKH 50701
2.Willow Weep For Me-
3.When Your Lover Has Gone-
4.God Bless The Child-
5.I Only Have Eyes For You-
6.Good Morning, Heartache-
7.Them There Eyes-
8.Billie's Blues-
9.Oh What A Little Moonlight Can Do-
10.Travelin' Light-
11.Lover Come Back To Me-
* Black-Hawk BKH 50701   Billie Holiday At Monterey 1958

1959 (aged 44)

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone) Janet Putnam (harp) Hank Jones (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Joe Benjamin (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified string quartet
NYC, March 3, 1959
59XY435All The WayMGM E 3764, (E) EP 715
59XY436It's Not For Me To SayMGM E 3764
59XY437I'll Never Smile AgainMGM E 3764, (E) EP 715
59XY438Just One More ChangeMGM K 12813, E 3764
* MGM E 3764   Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
* MGM (E) EP 715   Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
* MGM K 12813, (E) 1033   Billie Holiday - Just One More Change / Don't Worry' Bout Me

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Harry Edison (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Janet Putnam (harp) Hank Jones (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals) unidentified string quartet
NYC, March 4, 1959
59XY439When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthMGM E 3764; Verve VSP 5
59XY440Don't Worry' Bout MeMGM K 12813, E 3764
59XY441Sometimes I'm HappyMGM E 3764
59XY442You Took Advantage Of Me-
* MGM E 3764   Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
* Verve VSP 5   Billie Holiday - Lady
* MGM K 12813, (E) 1033   Billie Holiday - Just One More Change / Don't Worry' Bout Me

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra

Harry Edison, Joe Wilder (trumpet) Billy Byers (trombone) Danny Bank, Al Cohn (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals)
NYC, March 11, 1959
59XY455There'll Be Some Changes MadeMGM E 3764
59XY456'Deed I DoMGM E 3764, (E) EP 715
59XY457All Of You-
59XY458Baby, Won't You Please Come HomeMGM E 3764
* MGM E 3764   Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra
* MGM (E) EP 715   Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra