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Billie Holiday: “Lady Sings the Blues”

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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.”

Playlist:

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

Personnel:

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

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