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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 was 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.

Billie Holiday had a difficult childhood. Much information once not…

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  • I have spent the last two week scrobbling some of the most amazing music ever performed; but their plugin has missed EVERY LAST FUCKING play. I wish I could make money by just SUCKING; but I have to work for a living.
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    I'd imagine most people have these tracks tagged as just "Billie Holiday".

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