LADY SINGS THE BLUES (BILLIE HOLIDAY) Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February 1947 Follow us on Tumblr Pinterest Facebook Twitter
Billie Holiday. Her effortless, velvet voice just pours the notes she sings, like melted chocolate over molds. There is a grave depth of sadness in her music, bringing shattering vulnerability to it's beauty.
the incomparable Billie Holiday
Billie - style matters
The Lady - Billie Holiday with her dog, Mister c. 1947
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Billie Holiday, 1949 by Carl Van Vechten. [Lady Day swaps gardenias for roses so as not to be like Dinah!]
Billie Holiday: definitely a favorite of mine.