Stars of Jazz

Billie Holiday: “Lady Sings the Blues”

August 13, 1956 – KABC TV, Los Angeles

A remarkable program, lovingly made, first broadcast in 1956 featuring three live performances by Billie Holiday.

The program goes into depth about her life and her then-new autobiography, “Lady Sings the Blues.”


“Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone”
“Billie’s Blues”
“My Man”


Cory Hale, piano
Jules Bertaux, bass
Robert Neel, drums

This program was originally broadcast on August 13 in 1956 – KABC TV, Los Angeles