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Billie Holiday – Body And Soul

by WaxTime
Original price $35.00 - Original price $35.00
Original price
$35.00 - $35.00
Current price $35.00
Condition: Brand New
Ships from: Melbourne


This session comes from close to the end of the line (1959) in the erstwhile swinging company of Barney Kessel on guitar, Ben Webster on tenor, and naysayers will be quick to point out that Lady Day wasn't in peak form here. But Billie Holiday with some of the platinum chipped off the pipes is still way better than a buncha finger-snappin' wannabes any day. Her interpretations of the title cut, "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," and "Darn That Dream" hold you in the palm of her hand with their gentle swing and the band support here is never less than stellar. This Mobile Fidelity reissue (also available as an audiophile vinyl pressing) features in-the-control-room sound that makes this session sound even cosier. The Lady sings and swings.


Release details

Artist: Billie Holiday
Label: WaxTime
Format: LP
Units: 1
Country: Europe
Genre: Jazz
Style: Swing


A1 Body And Soul
A2 They Can'T Take That Away From Me
A3 Darn That Dream
A4 Let'S Call The Whole Thing Off
B1 Comes Love
B2 Gee, Baby, Ain'T I Good To You
B3 Embraceable You
B4 Moonlight In Vermont