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Some colored folks started singing a song right then, whispering the words in the gathering dark: Here is a fruit for the crows to pluck for the rain to gather for the wind to suck for the sun to rot for the tree to drop Here is a strange and bitter crop Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.
Play real music in your classroom! : "Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday
The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'
Billie Holiday . . . Strange Fruit. Referencing Lynching of Black people. So true!
Billie Holiday by Roy DeCarava in the Photographs Dept.
She has consoled me through heartache and heartbreak for most of my life. Thank You Billie.
Billie Holiday at the mic, 1946 love your board you have amazing people very good choice
died too young.
Billie Holiday photographed by Bob Willoughby (1952)
the incomparable Billie Holiday
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Billie Holiday, The Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, 1951 • Photographed by Bob Willoughby
So beautiful! I listen to her while I sew :)
I like to listen to her while drinkin coffee on a rainy day
If anyone knows how to sing the blues it was Billie...You cant sing the blues if you have never been there...Man...was she there!!! Extraordinary talent
I simply love her!
Billie & her sweetie pie...Pepi. No matter how downtrodden life may have been for her.....she always took good care of her dogs!