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Diana and Billie Dee ad-libbed a lot of the dialogue. Diana Ross designed the astonishingly stylish clothes. The soundtrack was fantastic. I loved Michel Le Grand's music, too.

Diana Ross (playing jazz icon Billie Holiday) and Richard Pryor along with Billie Dee Williams in the 1972 hit movie "Lady Sings The Blues". Diana Ross was nominated for an Oscar for her role which she should have won!

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Nell Hills - Briarcliff

Dramatic colors make this room at the Pi Beta Phi house sing. Nell Hill's designers combined blues, bright greens and whites in a mix of fun fabrics. The montage of gold sunburst mirrors finishes the room perfectly.

Miss Billie Holiday probably wishing she had written the script first and then lived it. Being a legend should not have been so fraught.

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Lady Sings the Blues (1972). The movie earned Diana Ross an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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Boomin' the Blues: 12-bar Blues for Boomwhackers, Voice, Ukes, Recorder

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Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.


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Yuriy Shevchuk, Jazz Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues - Born in 1961 in Kiev, Ukraine, Yuri Shevchuk attended the Kiev Art School and the Kiev Architectural Academy. Yuriy has recorded his own experiences in his artworks: his three passions, painting, jazz and historical cars have become the focus of his paintings. Bewitched with jazz music he skillfully and rapidly sketches the cool and charming figures of musicians in action, showing the positive mood and spiritual intensity of jazz.

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