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April in Paris Billie Holiday. Pennies From Heaven Billie Holiday. You've Changed Billie Holiday. Speak Low Billie Holiday. Mean to Me Billie Holiday. Her parents threw her out of her home in Baltimore , and she went to Philadelphia where her daughter Eleanora Billie Holiday was born. Fagan moved back to Baltimore and married Clarence Holiday, who was probably her baby's father, but they later divorced.
When she was 10 years old, Holiday often missed school. When she said that she had been raped ,  she was sent to The House of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic reform school. She was allowed out two years later, with the help of a family friend. In Holiday's mother saw a neighbor, Wilbert Rich, raping Holiday.
Rich was sentenced to three months in jail. But after her incident as a rape victim she was still constantly raped by drunk men in her neighborhood. She almost got pregnant by a drunk man walking down their street. Holiday later said that in she worked as a prostitute in a brothel , and was imprisoned for a short time for solicitation prostitution.
In the s in Harlem , New York City, she started singing for tips in night clubs , and got a job at Pod's and Jerry's , a famous Harlem jazz club. In she was working at a club called Monette's. She was discovered by a talent scout called John Hammond. In she recorded more songs with a group led by pianist Teddy Wilson. Teddy Wilson was signed to Brunswick Records by John Hammond to record pop songs in the new 'swing' style for jukeboxes. They were allowed to improvise the music.
Holiday was very good at improvising the melody line to fit the emotions. A tenor saxophonist called Lester Young often accompanied Holiday. He had been a boarder at her mother's house in and she got on well with him. Young gave her a nickname , "Lady Day" and she called him "Prez.
In the late s, she also worked as a big band singer with Count Basie and Artie Shaw. She was one of the first black women to work with a white orchestra Artie Shaw's. In the s, Holiday was recording for Columbia Records. She heard of a song called " Strange Fruit ". East of the Sun West of the Moon. You Go to My Head. You Turned the Tables on Me. These Foolish Things. I Only Have Eyes for You. He's Funny That Way. If the Moon Turns Green. Autumn In New York. Stormy Weather. I Can't Face the Music.
Lover, Come Back to Me [Live]. How Deep is the Ocean? Love Me or Leave Me. Too Marvelous For Words. I Thought About You. I Wishedon on the Moon. Ain't Misbehavin'. Everything Happens To Me. Jeepers Creepers. Moonlight in Vermont [Excerpt][Outtake]. Good Morning Heartache. We'll Be Together Again. All or Nothing at All. Sophisticated Lady.
Fine and Mellow [Live]. Trav'lin' Light. I Cover the Waterfront. Moonlight In Vermont. I'll Be Seeing You. Just One of Those Things. Just One of Those Things [Excerpt]. Say It Isn't So. Stars Fell On Alabama. Stars Fell on Alabama [Excerpt]. Love Is Here to Stay. Our Love is Here To Stay.
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off. Lover, Come Back to Me. What a Little Moonlight Can Do. Willow Weep For Me. Lady Sings the Blues. Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits. The Complete Decca Recordings. The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve Priceless Jazz. Various Artists. Best of Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit [Jazz World]. The Lady Sings [Proper]. Lover Man [Proper]. No Greater Love.
Lady Sings the Blues [Past Perfect]. Tenderly [Dreyfus]. Happy Billie. Very Best of Billie Holiday [Mastersong]. The One and Only Lady Day.Isham Jones / Marty Symes / There is no greater love / Than what I. Billie Holiday – There Is No Greater Love Lyrics. from album: Lover Man () Isham Jones / Marty Symes There is no greater love Than what I feel for you No greater love, no heart so true · Strange Fruit.