Songwriter Jimmy Davis and Billie Holiday he wrote the song "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)" with Ram Ramirez, which he "offered it to Billie Holiday in Due to the musicians' strike Holiday didn't record the song until October
Billie Holiday was a flower child. Not the type, but a bluesy babe that made adorning her hair with a trail of flowers her signature style and the "mane" attraction no matter what smashing dress she was wearing.
Backstage With Billie Holiday: While Billie Holiday’s short life was filled with hardship, Jerry Dantzic documented not the tragic torch singer of myth but a middle-aged woman finding simple comforts from the maelstrom.
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