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A Portrait Of An Artist 1935-1946

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What A Little Moonlight Can Do
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I'm Painting The Town Red
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What A Night What A Moon What A Girl
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It's Like Reaching For The Moon
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I Cried For You
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These Foolish Things
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This Year's Kisses
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My Last Affair
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Carelessy
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Yours And Mine
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I'LL GET BY
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I'll Never Be The Same
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Getting Some Fun Out Of Life
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When A Woman Loves A Man
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I Can't Get Started
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Strange Fruit
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Fine And Mellow
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Them There Eyes
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God Bless The Child
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I Cover The Waterfront
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It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
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Billie's Blues
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Lover Man
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Don't Explain
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Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
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Total Tracks: 25   Total Length: 76:28

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I'll Never Be the Same is not the whole tune

gretscher

I'll Never be the Same cuts out on last 8 of the vocal!!!! Not cool.

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great selection

halo_mar

This one has a great selection of Billie Holliday songs. If you like this try the Louis Armstrong Wonderful Duets, he has some really good ones with Billie.

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A great recording

z9611

This is a great collection of earlier Billie Holiday tracks. It's one of the best collections of her work I've heard.

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A must have!

tlane47

Every jazz lover needs a copy of Billys Them There Eyes. Its a landmark recording by one of the greatest singers in history.

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