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    ▶ Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra - They Can't Take That Away From Me (Verve Records 1957) - YouTube

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    Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra - Gone With The Wind (Clef Records 1955)

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    Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra - But Not For Me Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 -- July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo.

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