Billie Holiday Catalog

1936 (age 21)

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years  (Columbia CL 1758)

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 Remember
19536-1No Regrets

Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Irving Fazola, clarinet; Clyde Hart, piano; Dick McDonough, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 29, 1936

19971-1A Fine Romance

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Bernard Addison, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 5, 1939

24879-AThem There Eyes

** part of Columbia C3L 21.

Billie Holiday - Lady Day  (Columbia CL 637)

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

19537-1Summertime
19538-1Billie's Blues

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; James Sherman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 15, 1937

21249-1Me, Myself And I
21250-1A Sailboat In The Moonlight

Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child  (Columbia C 30783)

Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Irving Fazola, clarinet; Clyde Hart, piano; Dick McDonough, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 29, 1936

19972-1I Can't Pretend

Jonah Jones, trumpet; Edgar Sampson, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1937

20508-1If My Heart Could Only Talk

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Allan Reuss or Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 23, 1938

23151-1Having Myself A Time
23152-2Says My Heart

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, August 7, 1941

31002-2Jim
31005-3Gloomy Sunday

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Fields, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 10, 1942

32408-1+2Until The Real Thing Comes Along

** part of Columbia G 30782.

Billie Holiday, Vol. 1  (CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-61/62)

Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Irving Fazola, clarinet; Clyde Hart, piano; Dick McDonough, guitar; Artie Bernstein, bass; Cozy Cole, drums, speech #1, drums #2; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 29, 1936

1. 19973-1One, Two, Button Your Shoe
2. 19974-2Let's Call A Heart A Heart

1937

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Volume II  (Columbia CL 2426)

Jonah Jones, trumpet; Edgar Sampson, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1937

20506-1One Never Knows, Does One
20507-1I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Eddie Tompkins, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Joe Thomas, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Carmen Mastren, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Alphonse Steele, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 1, 1937

20918-1Where Is The Sun
20919-1Let's Call The Whole Thing Off

** part of Columbia C3L 40.

Billie Holiday, Vol. 2  (CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-63/64)

Jonah Jones, trumpet; Edgar Sampson, clarinet, alto sax; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1937

20507-2I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
20509-2Please Keep Me In Your Dreams

Eddie Tompkins, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Joe Thomas, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Carmen Mastren, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Alphonse Steele, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 1, 1937

20920-1They Can't Take That Away From Me
20921-1Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin'

Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 2  (Queen-disc (It) Q-065)

Eddie Tompkins, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Joe Thomas, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Carmen Mastren, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Alphonse Steele, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same session.

NYC, April 1, 1937

20920-2They Can't Take That Away From Me
20921-2Don't Know If I'm Comin' Or Goin'

Shad Collins, trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1941

29987-3Let's Do It
29988-3inc fakeGeorgia On My Mind
29988-4-
29989-2Romance In The Dark

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Lester Boone, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Ernie Powell, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; Paul Chapman, guitar; Grachan Moncur, bass; Herbert Cowans, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 9, 1941

30458-2God Bless The Child
30458-3inc-

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Fields, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 10, 1942

32405-2Wherever You Are

Billie Holiday, Vol. 3  (CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-65/66)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; James Sherman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 15, 1937

21249-2Me, Myself And I
21251-1Born To Love

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 13, 1937

21687-1Who Wants Love

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1938

22281-2Now They Call It Swing
22282-2On The Sentimental Side

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; possibly Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 11, 1938

22922-1The Moon Looks Down And Laughs
22924-2Forget If You Can

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Allan Reuss or Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 23, 1938

23152-1Says My Heart
23153-2I Wish I Had You
23154-1I'm Gonna Lock My Heart

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax, clarinet; Margaret "Queenie" Johnson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 15, 1938

23468-1I Can't Get Started
23469-2I've Got A Date With A Dream

The Billie Holiday Story, Vol. I  (Columbia C 32123)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; James Sherman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 15, 1937

21252-1Without Your Love

** part of Columbia KG 32121.

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years  (Columbia CL 1759)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; James Sherman, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same session.

NYC, June 15, 1937

21252-2Without Your Love

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 Life
21688-1Trav'lin' All Alone

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1938

22282-1On The Sentimental Side
22283-1Back In Your Own Backyard
22284-2When A Woman Loves A Man

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; possibly Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 11, 1938

22921-1You Go To My Head

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax, 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 You

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Chu Berry, tenor sax; 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 You
23993-1Dream Of Life

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; Jimmy McLin, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1939

24249-1Long Gone Blues

** part of Columbia C3L 21.

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Volume II  (Columbia CL 2427)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 13, 1937

21689-1He's Funny That Way

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 12, 1938

22281-1Now They Call It Swing

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; possibly Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 11, 1938

22923-2If I Were You

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Allan Reuss or Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 23, 1938

23154-2I'm Gonna Lock My Heart

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Lester Young, tenor sax, clarinet; Margaret "Queenie" Johnson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 15, 1938

23469-1I've Got A Date With A Dream
23470-2You Can't Be Mine

** part of Columbia C3L 40.

1938

Billie Holiday - Rare And Unissued Recordings From The Golden Years, Vol. 1  (Queen-disc (It) Q-064)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; possibly Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 11, 1938

22922-2The Moon Looks Down And Laughs

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; Allan Reuss or Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 23, 1938

23151-2Having Myself A Time
23153-1I Wish I Had You

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; Jimmy McLin, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1939

24245-2You're Too Lovely To Last
24246-2Under A Blue Jungle Moon

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison, trumpet; Earl Warren, alto sax; Jack Washington, alto, baritone sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 13, 1939

26341-BNight And Day

The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933-1944 - Lady Day  (Columbia/Legacy CXK 85470)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Claude Thornhill, piano; possibly Danny Barker, guitar; John Kirby, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 11, 1938

22923-1If I Were You
22924-1Forget If You Can

1939

Billie Holiday, Vol. 4  (CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-67/68)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Chu Berry, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, January 20, 1939

23992-2That's All I Ask Of You

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; 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 Last
24246-1Under A Blue Jungle Moon
24247-1Everything Happens For The Best

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Bernard Addison, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 5, 1939

24878-AOur Love Is Different
24880-ASwing, Brother, Swing

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison, trumpet; Earl Warren, alto sax; Jack Washington, alto, baritone sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 13, 1939

26343-AYou're Just A No Account

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years, Volume II  (Columbia CL 2428)

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Kenny Kersey, piano; Jimmy McLin, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1939

24248-1Why Did I Always Depend On You

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison, trumpet; Earl Warren, alto sax; Jack Washington, alto, baritone sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 13, 1939

26341-ANight And Day
26344-AYou're A Lucky Guy

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Carl Frye, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Kermit Scott, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Lawrence Lucie, guitar; John Williams, bass; Hal West, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 29, 1940

26575-BFalling In Love Again

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28617-2I'm All For You
28618-2I Hear Music
28619-3The Same Old Story
28620-3Practice Makes Perfect

Bill Coleman, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, clarinet; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Ulysses Livingston, guitar; Wilson Myers, bass; Yank Porter, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, October 15, 1940

28874-1St. Louis Blues

Shad Collins, trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1941

29987-1Let's Do It

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Lester Boone, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Ernie Powell, tenor sax; 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 Groove
30460-1Solitude

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Fields, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 10, 1942

32406-1Mandy Is Two
32407-1It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

** part of Columbia C3L 40.

Billie Holiday  (Commodore FL 30008)

Frank Newton, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Jimmy McLin, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 20, 1939

24403-BStrange Fruit
24404-AYesterdays
24405-AFine And Mellow
24406-BI Gotta Right To Sing The Blues

"Doc" Cheatham, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Lem Davis, alto sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; Teddy Walters, guitar; John Simmons, bass; "Big Sid" Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 25, 1944

A4742-3How Am I To Know
A4743-1My Old Flame
A4744-1I'll Get By
A4745-2I Cover The Waterfront

"Doc" Cheatham, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Lem Davis, alto sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Simmons, bass; "Big Sid" Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 1, 1944

A4750-1I'll Be Seeing You

Eddie Heywood, piano; John Simmons, bass; "Big Sid" Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 8, 1944

A4754-2She's Funny That Way
A4755-2Lover Come Back To Me
A4757-1On The Sunny Side Of The Street

** also released on Stateside (E) SL 10007; Arteco/Rank (F) RLP 113; Top Rank (Du) HJA 16502; Sonet (Swd) SLP-1000.

Billie Holiday - The Golden Years  (Columbia CL 1760)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tab Smith, soprano, alto sax; Kenneth Hollon, Stanley Payne, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Bernard Addison, guitar; John Williams, bass; Eddie Dougherty, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 5, 1939

24877-ASome Other Spring

Buck Clayton, Harry Edison, trumpet; Earl Warren, alto sax; Jack Washington, alto, baritone sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Joe Sullivan, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 13, 1939

26342-AThe Man I Love

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Carl Frye, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Kermit Scott, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Lawrence Lucie, guitar; John Williams, bass; Hal West, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 29, 1940

26572-AGhost Of Yesterday
26573-ABody And Soul

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Bill Bowen, Joe Eldridge, alto sax; Kermit Scott, Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 7, 1940

26900-AI'm Pulling Through
26901-ATell Me More
26902-ALaughing At Life
26903-ATime On My Hands

Shad Collins, trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1941

29988-1Georgia On My Mind
29989-1Romance In The Dark
29990-1All Of Me

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Lester Boone, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Ernie Powell, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; Paul Chapman, guitar; Grachan Moncur, bass; Herbert Cowans, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 9, 1941

30458-1God Bless The Child
30459-1Am I Blue

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, August 7, 1941

31003-1I Cover The Waterfront
31004-1Love Me Or Leave Me
31005-1Gloomy Sunday

** part of Columbia C3L 21.

1940

Billie Holiday, Vol. 5  (CBS/Sony (J) SOPH-69/70)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Carl Frye, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Kermit Scott, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Lawrence Lucie, guitar; John Williams, bass; Hal West, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 29, 1940

26574-AWhat Is This Going To Got Us
26575-AFalling In Love Again

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28620-1Practice Makes Perfect

Bill Coleman, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, clarinet; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Ulysses Livingston, guitar; Wilson Myers, bass; Yank Porter, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, October 15, 1940

28874-2St. Louis Blues
28875-1Loveless Love

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, August 7, 1941

31002-1Jim

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Fields, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 10, 1942

32405-1Wherever You Are
32408-1Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child  (Columbia C 30784)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28617-1I'm All For You
28618-1I Hear Music
28619-1The Same Old Story

Bill Coleman, trumpet; Benny Morton, trombone; Benny Carter, alto sax, clarinet; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Ulysses Livingston, guitar; Wilson Myers, bass; Yank Porter, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, October 15, 1940

28875-2Loveless Love

Shad Collins, trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1941

29988-2Georgia On My Mind
29989-4Romance In The Dark
29990-2All Of Me

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Lester Boone, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Ernie Powell, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; Paul Chapman, guitar; Grachan Moncur, bass; Herbert Cowans, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 9, 1941

30459-3Am I Blue

** part of Columbia G 30782.

Various Artists - Jazz Potpourri, Vol. 3 - 20 Collector Items 1933-1947  (Meritt 25)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28619-2nd tryThe Same Old Story

Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 1 1940-41  (Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2014)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same session.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28619-inc fakeThe Same Old Story
28620-4Practice Makes Perfect

Shad Collins, trumpet; Eddie Barefield, Leslie Johnakins, alto sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Collins, guitar; Ted Sturgis, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 21, 1941

29987-2Let's Do It
29989-3Romance In The Dark
29990-3All Of Me

Various Artists - Swing Street, Vol. IV  (Epic LN 24030)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Georgie Auld, Don Redman, alto sax; Don Byas, Jimmy Hamilton, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; John Collins, guitar; Al Hall, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, September 12, 1940

28620-2Practice Makes Perfect

Various Artists - Make Believe Ball Room Program  (Saga ERO 8014)

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Charlie Barnet, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

"Make Believe Ballroom", WNEW Studio, NYC, December 19, 1940

The Man I Love

1941

Billie Holiday - Control Booth-Series, Vol. 2 1941-42  (Jazz Unlimited (Swd) JUCD 2015)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Lester Boone, Jimmy Powell, alto sax; Ernie Powell, tenor sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; Paul Chapman, guitar; Grachan Moncur, bass; Herbert Cowans, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, May 9, 1941

30459-2Am I Blue

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, August 7, 1941

31004-breakLove Me Or Leave Me
31004-cut-
31005-breakGloomy Sunday

Emmett Berry, trumpet; Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Babe Russin, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Fields, guitar; John Williams, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 10, 1942

32406-2Mandy Is Two
32406-cut-
32407-2It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
32407-3-
32407-cut-
32408-2Until The Real Thing Comes Along

1944

An Evening With Eddie Heywood And Billie Holiday  (Commodore FL 30011)

"Doc" Cheatham, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Lem Davis, alto sax; Eddie Heywood, piano; John Simmons, bass; "Big Sid" Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 1, 1944

A4751-1I'm Yours
A4752-2Embraceable You
A4753-1As Time Goes By

Eddie Heywood, piano; John Simmons, bass; "Big Sid" Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 8, 1944

A4756-1I Love My Man (aka Billie's Blues)

** also released on Top Rank (Du) HJA 16508.

Billie Holiday - Lover Man  (Decca DL 8702)

Russ Case, trumpet; Jack Cressey, Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Larry Binyon, Paul Ricci, tenor sax; 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 Man

Dave Harris, tenor sax; George Wettling, drums; replaces Ricci, Blowers.

NYC, November 8, 1944

72497That Ole Devil Called Love

Billy Butterfield, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, clarinet, alto sax; Al Klink, Toots Mondello, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Dan Perry, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass, conductor; Bunny Shawker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 13, 1947

73793There Is No Greater Love
73795Solitude

Bobby Tucker, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; John Levy, bass; Denzil Best, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 10, 1948

74650Weep No More
74651Girls Were Made To Take Care Of Boys
74652Porgy
74653My Man

Bobby Hackett, trumpet; John Fulton, flute, clarinet, tenor sax; Milt Yaner, clarinet, alto sax; 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 Thrill
75422Crazy He Calls Me
75423Please Tell Me Now

Dent Eckels, flute, sax; Charles LaVere, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Lou Butterman, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified strings, Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1950

L5417This Is Heaven To Me

** part of GRP GRD-2-601.

Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings  (Decca DL 8215)

Russ Case, trumpet; Jack Cressey, Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Larry Binyon, Paul Ricci, tenor sax; 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

72405No More

Joe Guy, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, alto sax; Armand Camgros, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; Sammy Benskin, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass, conductor; Specs Powell, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Charles Jaffe, Leo Kruczek, Morris Lefkowitz, George Serloff, Frank Siefiels, violin; Armand Kaproff, viola.

NYC, August 14, 1945

73006Don't Explain
73008You Better Go Now
73009What Is This Thing Called Love

Gordon Griffin, Joe Guy, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, alto sax, conductor; Armand Camgros, Bernie Kaufman, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Joe Springer, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified 4 strings.

NYC, January 22, 1946

73300Good Morning, Heartache
73301No Good Man

Joe Guy, trumpet; Billy Kyle, piano; Jimmy Shirley, guitar; Thomas Barney, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 9, 1946

73498I'll Look Around

Billy Butterfield, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, clarinet, alto sax; Al Klink, Toots Mondello, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Dan Perry, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass, conductor; Bunny Shawker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 13, 1947

73792Deep Song
73794Easy Living

Emmett Berry, Buck Clayton, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; George Matthews, Dicky Wells, trombone; George Dorsey, Rudy Powell, alto sax; Joe Thomas, Lester Young, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Horace Henderson, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Buster Harding, conductor.

NYC, August 17, 1949

75147Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Tony Faso, Bernie Privin, Dick Vance, trumpet; Mort Bullman, Henderson Chambers, trombone; George Dorsey, Johnny Mince, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Freddie Williams, tenor sax; Eddie Barefield, baritone sax, clarinet; Horace Henderson, piano; Everett Barksdale, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Sy Oliver, conductor.

NYC, August 29, 1949

75204Them There Eyes

Dent Eckels, flute, sax; Charles LaVere, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Lou Butterman, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified strings, Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, March 8, 1950

L5416God Bless The Child

** part of GRP GRD-2-601.

Billie Holiday - Big Stuff  (MCA Coral (G) 6.22125 AK)

Russ Case, trumpet; Jack Cressey, Hymie Schertzer, alto sax; Larry Binyon, Dave Harris, tenor sax; Dave Bowman, piano; Carl Kress, guitar; Haig Stephens, bass; George Wettling, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified 6 strings, Toots Camarata, conductor.

NYC, November 8, 1944

72498Don't Explain (first version)
72499Big Stuff (first version)

Joe Guy, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, alto sax; Armand Camgros, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; Sammy Benskin, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass, conductor; Specs Powell, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Charles Jaffe, Leo Kruczek, Morris Lefkowitz, George Serloff, Frank Siefiels, violin; Armand Kaproff, viola.

NYC, August 14, 1945

73007Big Stuff (second version)

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 third version)

1946 (age 31)

Billie Holiday - The Complete Decca Recordings  (GRP GRD-2-601)

Gordon Griffin, Joe Guy, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, alto sax, conductor; Armand Camgros, Bernie Kaufman, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Joe Springer, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Sidney Catlett, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified 4 strings.

NYC, January 22, 1946

73301-?No Good Man (previously unissued alternate)

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)

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)
73498-?I'll Look Around (previously unissued alternate)

Rostelle Reese, trumpet; Lem Davis, alto sax; Bob Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; John Simmons, bass, conductor; Denzil Best, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 27, 1946

73768-?Guilty (previously unissued alternate)
73768-??Guilty (previously unissued breakdown and chatter)

Billy Butterfield, trumpet; Bill Stegmeyer, clarinet, alto sax; Al Klink, Toots Mondello, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Dan Perry, guitar; Bob Haggart, bass, conductor; Bunny Shawker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, February 13, 1947

73795-?Solitude (previously unissued alternate)

Bobby Tucker, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; John Levy, bass; Denzil Best, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 10, 1948

74653-?My Man (previously unissued alternate)

Emmett Berry, Buck Clayton, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; George Matthews, Dicky Wells, trombone; George Dorsey, Rudy Powell, alto sax; Joe Thomas, Lester Young, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; 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)

** same contents as Decca DL 8215 + DL 8701 + DL 8702 + 14 bonus tracks.

Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin'  (Decca DL 8701)

Joe Guy, trumpet; Joe Springer, piano; Tiny Grimes, guitar; Billy Taylor, bass; Kelly Martin, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, March 13, 1946

73440Big Stuff

Joe Guy, trumpet; Billy Kyle, piano; Jimmy Shirley, guitar; Thomas Barney, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, April 9, 1946

73497Baby, I Don't Cry Over You

Rostelle Reese, trumpet; Lem Davis, alto sax; Bob Dorsey, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; John Simmons, bass, conductor; Denzil Best, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, December 27, 1946

73767The Blues Are Brewin'
73768Guilty

Emmett Berry, Buck Clayton, Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet; George Matthews, Dicky Wells, trombone; George Dorsey, Rudy Powell, alto sax; Joe Thomas, Lester Young, tenor sax; Sol Moore, baritone sax; Horace Henderson, piano; Mundell Lowe, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Buster Harding, conductor.

NYC, August 17, 1949

75148Baby Get Lost

Tony Faso, Bernie Privin, Dick Vance, trumpet; Mort Bullman, Henderson Chambers, trombone; George Dorsey, Johnny Mince, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Freddie Williams, tenor sax; Eddie Barefield, baritone sax, 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'

Buck Clayton, Lester "Shad" Collins, Bobby Williams, trumpet; Henderson Chambers, George Stevenson, trombone; Pete Clark, George Dorsey, alto sax; Budd Johnson, Freddie Williams, tenor sax; Dave McRae, baritone sax; Horace Henderson, piano; Everett Barksdale, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Wallace Bishop, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Sy Oliver, conductor.

NYC, September 8, 1949

75241Do Your Duty
75242Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer

Bernie Privin, trumpet; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals #1,2; Sid Cooper, Johnny Mince, alto sax; Art Drellinger, Pat Nizza, tenor sax; 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 Heart
2. 75343My Sweet Hunk O' Trash
3. 75344Now Or Never

Bobby Hackett, trumpet; John Fulton, flute, clarinet, tenor sax; Milt Yaner, clarinet, alto sax; Bernie Leighton, piano; Tony Mottola, guitar; Jack Lesberg, bass; Norris Shawker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified strings, Gordon Jenkins, conductor.

NYC, October 19, 1949

75424Somebody's On My Mind

** part of GRP GRD-2-601.

The Songs Of Billie Holiday, The Free Forms Of Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital  (Clef MGC-718)

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 Soul
Strange Fruit
Trav'lin' Light
He's Funny That Way
The Man I Love
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
All Of Me

** also released on Verve MGV-8098.

Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Historic Recordings  (Verve VE-2-2504)

possibly Buck Clayton, Joe Guy, trumpet; Tommy Turk, trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; possibly Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, tenor sax; Milt Raskin, piano; possibly Irving Ashby, guitar; Red Callender, bass; David Coleman, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same session.

"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946

Billie's Blues

1949

Billie Holiday - The Lady Lives  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3002)

Neal Hefti, trumpet; Herbie Harper, trombone; Herbie Steward, clarinet, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Robert "Iggy" Shevak, bass; Blinkie Garner, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

AFRS radio broadcast, "Just Jazz", Los Angeles, CA, June, 1949

My Man
Miss Brown To You

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'
Lover Man

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 Waterfront
All Of Me

Billie Holiday, vocals; The Apollo House Band.

broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, May 24, 1950

You're My Thrill

Al Haig, piano; Jimmy Raney, guitar; Teddy Kotick, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 29, 1951

He's Funny That Way
Billie's Blues

Buster Harding, piano; John Field, bass; Marquis Foster, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, October 31, 1951

Miss Brown To You

Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified small combo.

radio broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, possibly July, 1952

My Man

Tony Scott, clarinet; Buster Harding, piano, conductor; Billie Holiday, vocals; and others.

broadcast, "Apollo Theater", Harlem, NY, December 10, 1952

Tenderly

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3002-2, (US) ESP 3002 entitled "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 1".

Billie Holiday, Stan Getz - Billie And Stan  (Dale LP 25)

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

Detour Ahead
Them There Eyes

Stan Getz, tenor sax; 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 Crazy
Lover Come Back To Me
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do

1951

Billie Holiday Sings The Blues  (Score SLP-4014)

Haywood Henry, tenor, baritone sax; 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 Me
WOR1682-1 | IM-3695Rocky Mountain Blues
WOR1683-5 | IM-3693Blue Turning Grey Over You
WOR1684-5 | IM-3696Detour Ahead

1952

Songs By Billie Holiday - Solitude  (Clef MGC-690)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952

764-3East Of The Sun
765-1Blue Moon
766-1You Go To My Head
767-2You Turned The Tables On Me
768-1Easy To Love
769-3These Foolish Things
770-3I Only Have Eyes For You
771-1Solitude

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; 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 Yours
785-4Love For Sale
786-4Moonglow
787-3Tenderly

** also released on Verve MGV-8074.
** part of Verve VE-2-2503.

Billie Holiday - You Turned The Tables On Me / Easy To Love  (Mercury 89003x45)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1952

767-5You Turned The Tables On Me

** originally released as Mercury 89003.

Billie Holiday - If The Moon Turns Green / Autumn In New York  (Clef 89108x45)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

788-1If The Moon Turns Green
790-7Autumn In New York

** originally released as Clef 89108.

Recital By Billie Holiday  (Clef MGC-686)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

788-2If The Moon Turns Green
789-3(You Forgot To) Remember
790-1Autumn In New York

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 27, 1952

839-6My Man
840-4Lover Come Back To Me
841-3Stormy Weather
842-2Yesterdays
843-2He's Funny That Way
844-3I Can't Face The Music

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 Ocean
1568-1What A Little Moonlight Can Do
1569-5I Cried For You

** also released on Verve MGV-8027.
** part of Verve VE-2-2503.

Billie Holiday - (You Forgot To) Remember / I Can't Face The Music  (Clef 89096x45)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, April, 1952

789-2(You Forgot To) Remember

** originally released as Clef 89096.

Billie Holiday - My Man / He's Funny That Way  (Clef 89089x45)

Joe Newman, trumpet; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano, organ; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, July 27, 1952

843-6He's Funny That Way

** originally released as Clef 89089.

Billie Holiday - Radio & TV Broadcasts, Volume 2 / 1953-56  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3003)

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 Waterfront
Lover Come Back To Me
My Man (mistitled as All Of Me)
Fine And Mellow (mistitled as Billie's Blues)

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 Child

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 Man
Them There Eyes
Lover Man

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

I Only Have Eyes For You
My Man
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3003-2, (US) ESP 3003 entitled "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2".

1954

Billie Holiday - Lady Love  (United Artists UAJ 14014)

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

Announcement
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, vibes; 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

** also released on United Artists UAJS 15014; Solid State SS 18040; United Artists UAS-5635.

Lady Sings The Blues  (Clef MGC-721)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; 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 Me
1932-6Too Marvelous For Words
1935-3I Thought About You
1937-1Willow Weep For Me
1938-3Stormy Blues

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Lenny McBrowne, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

NYC, June 6, 1956

2850-5 | 62VK224Trav'lin' Light
2851-3I Must Have That Man
2853-1Some Other Spring
2854-4Lady Sings The Blues

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet, arranger #2-4; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax #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 Fruit
2. 2856-1God Bless The Child
3. 2857-8Good Morning, Heartache
4. 2858-1No Good Man

** also released on Verve MGV-8099 entitled "Billie Holiday - Lady Sings The Blues". ARS G-431.

Billie Holiday - Stormy Blues  (Verve VE-2-2515)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Willie Smith, alto sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Los Angeles, CA, September 3, 1954

1931-5P.S. I Love You
1933-7Softly

1955 (age 40)

Billie Holiday - Stay With Me  (Verve MGV-8302)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Billy Taylor, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Leroy Lovett, director.

NYC, February 14, 1955

2274-1Say It Isn't So
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'

Billie Holiday - Easy To Remember  (Society (E) SOC 1027)

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Bobby Tucker, piano; Count Basie, organ; Eddie Jones, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

broadcast, "Carnegie Hall", NYC, May 6, 1955

Stormy Weather

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

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 Me

Jimmy McPartland, cornet; Tyree Glenn, vibes; 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 Changed

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; 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 Do
Foolin' Myself (as Fooling Myself)
Easy To Remember

Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Harry Sheppard, vibes; 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 17, 1958

Don't Explain

Music For Torching With Billie Holiday  (Clef MGC-669)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto, tenor sax; 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 Anymore
2440-1I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
2442-4Gone With The Wind
2444-1It Had To Be You

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955

2446-3Come Rain Or Come Shine
2449-8A Fine Romance
2451-3I Get A Kick Out Of You
2453-3Isn't This A Lovely Day

** also released on Verve MGV-8026.

Songs By Billie Holiday - Velvet Mood  (Clef MGC-713)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Benny Carter, alto, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano, celeste; Barney Kessel, guitar; John Simmons, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.: same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955

2439-2Prelude To A Kiss
2441-3When Your Lover Has Gone
2443-2 | 62VK225Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
2445-5Nice Work If You Can Get It

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955

2447-1I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
2448-3What's New
2450-1I Hadn't Anyone Till You
2452-2Everything I Have Is Yours

** also released on Verve MGV-8096.

1956

Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Volume 3, 1956-1958  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3006)

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

Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

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 It
God Bless The Child
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Don't Explain

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

Porgy

Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Georgie Auld, tenor sax; Harry Sheppard, vibes; 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 17, 1958

Moaning Low
When Your Lover Has Gone

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3005-2, (US) ESP 3005 entitled "Broadcast Performances, Vol. 3".

Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All  (Verve MGV-8329)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; 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 Me
2915-6Cheek To Cheek
2916-4Ill Wind
2917-8Speak Low

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1956

2929-4We'll Be Together Again
2930-3All Or Nothing At All
2931-6Sophisticated Lady
2932-6April In Paris

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957

20498-4I Wished On The Moon

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957

20506-7But Not For Me

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1957

20562-2Say It Isn't So
20563-2Our Love Is Here To Stay

The Essential Billie Holiday - Carnegie Hall Concert Recorded Live  (Verve V/V6-8410)

Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; 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 Blues
It Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
Trav'lin' Light
I Love My Man
Body And Soul
Don't Explain

Buck Clayton, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Carl Drinkard, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Carson Smith, bass; Chico Hamilton, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Yesterdays
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
I'll Be Seeing You
My Man
I Cried For You
Fine And Mellow
I Cover The Waterfront
What A Little Moonlight Can Do

1957

Billie Holiday - Body And Soul  (Verve MGV-8197)

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957

20499-7Moonlight In Vermont

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957

20503-4Comes Love

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957

20505-3Darn That Dream
20507-1Body And Soul

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 9, 1957

20565-3They Can't Take That Away From Me
20566-1Embraceable You
20567-4Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
20568-5Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You

Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingue Lovers  (Verve MGV-8257)

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957

20500-6A Foggy Day

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1957

20501-2I Didn't Know What Time It Was
20502-2Just One Of Those Things

same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 7, 1957

20504-1Day In, Day Out

Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Ben Webster, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 1957

20561-2Stars Fell On Alabama
20564-3One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

** also released on Verve MGVS-6021.

Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday At Newport  (Verve MGV-8234)

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 It
Willow Weep For Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Lady Sings The Blues
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
My Man

** also released on Verve MGVS-6022. ARS G-433 entitled "Ella Fitzgerald And Billie Holiday At Newport".

1958

Billie Holiday - Lady In Satin  (Columbia CL 1157)

Mel Davis, trumpet; Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson, Tom Mitchell, trombone; Danny Bank, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque, unknown (a flute specialist), woodwinds; George Ockner, concertmaster; 11 unknown, violin; 3 unknown, viola; 2 unknown, David Sawyer, cello; Janet Putnam, harp; Mal Waldron, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Phil Kraus, percussion; Lois ......, Elise Bretton, Miriam Workman, soprano voices; Billie Holiday, vocals; Ray Ellies, arranger, conductor.

NYC, February 18-19, 1958

CO60460You Don't Know What Love Is
CO60461I'll Be Around
CO60462For Heaven's Sake

omit Davis.

NYC, February 19-20, 1958

CO60463But Beautiful
CO60464For All We Know
CO60465It's Easy To Remember
CO60466I'm A Fool To Want You

same personnel.

NYC, February 20-21, 1958

CO60467The End Of A Love Affair
CO60468Glad To Be Unhappy
CO60469You've Changed
CO60470I Get Along Without You Very Well
CO60471Violets For Your Furs

** also released on Columbia CS 8048.

Billie Holiday - At Monterey/1958  (BlackHawk BKH 50701)

Mal Waldron, piano; Eddie Khan, bass; Dick Berk, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; and guests: Buddy De Franco, clarinet #5-11; Benny Carter, alto sax #5-11; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax #5-11.

"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, October 5, 1958

1.Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
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

Billie Holiday - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 4  (ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3006-2)

Jimmy Rowles, piano; Artie Shapiro, bass; Billie Holiday, vocals; and others, + Most of included material are from a recording studio rehearsal for her Carnegie Hall concert in 1958.

broadcast, 1958

Farewell To Storyville
The Man I Love
Lover Man
God Bless The Child
Billie's Blues
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Just Foolin' Myself
You Better Go Now
Them There Eyes
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good (rehearsal)
Talk About Early Career
Just Friends
Talk
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Everything Happens To Me
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
Prelude To A Kiss
Jeepers Creepers

** also released on ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3006.

1959 (aged 44)

Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra  (MGM E/SE-3764)

Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Romeo Penque, alto, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Janet Putnam, harp; Hank Jones, piano, celeste; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified string quartet, Ray Ellis, arranger, conductor.

NYC, March 3, 1959

59XY435All The Way
59XY436It's Not For Me To Say
59XY437I'll Never Smile Again
59XY438Just One More Change

Harry Edison, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Gene Quill, alto sax; Janet Putnam, harp; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; unidentified string quartet, Ray Ellis, arranger, conductor.

NYC, March 4, 1959

59XY439When It's Sleepy Time Down South
59XY440Don't Worry' Bout Me
59XY441Sometimes I'm Happy
59XY442You Took Advantage Of Me

Harry Edison, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Billy Byers, trombone; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals; Ray Ellis, arranger, conductor.

NYC, March 11, 1959

59XY455There'll Be Some Changes Made
59XY456'Deed I Do
59XY457All Of You
59XY458Baby, Won't You Please Come Home