March 27, 2017 Record of the Day

billy-holidayThree years prior to her death Jazz great Billie Holiday, also known as Lady Day, released her 10th and final album for Clef records. The title song “Lady Sings the Blues” has become an American standard. And if there was any lady who really knew, lived, and sang the Blues it was Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” is also the title of her autobiography. The album, released in 1956, can get you $300.00 today.

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