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The Heartbreakingly Beautiful Songs of Jazz Legend Billie Holiday

Jazz Legend Billie Holiday referred to all of her songs as “the blues.” She talks about them here and performs her classic “Fine and Mellow.” [youtube=http://youtu.be/Q4Y8UFE7GL8] One of the saddest stories in music history, Billie Holiday died handcuffed to her hospital bed. Under arrest for drug possession. She was only 44. In her day she … Continue reading »

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