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Lets Call The Whole Thing Off - Billie Holiday - Songs For Distingué Lovers (CD)

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  1. Nov 24,  · It is undeniable that Billie Holiday's singing changed in her later years. Her voice darkened and shifted to a lower range. Her economy of means distilled her sound to its expressive essence - a kind of heightened speech. The classic LP Songs For Distingue Lovers has also deepened and become burnished with time. Maybe it's that still-arresting.
  2. Jul 26,  · I have the Verve CD and it sounds really good to me. It was one of the very first CD's I ever heard, and the first time I heard Billie Holiday. I bought it back in It's still my favorite Billie Holiday CD. Coincidentally, today I happened to pick up SH's Billie Holiday on Decca CD for $ It sounds amazing! Very nice dynamic range.
  3. Classic Verve work by Billie Holiday – and an album that probably brought the word "distingue" into the vocabulary of more people than any other use! (And in fact, probably also caused a lot more trouble with mispronunciation than any other Billie Holiday album title!) The tracks are slightly longer than usual – really opened up with some nice jazz inflections that make.
  4. Billie Holiday Songs For Distingue Lovers on Hybrid SACD from Analogue Productions. It is undeniable that Billie Holiday's singing changed in her later years. Her voice darkened and shifted to a lower range. Her economy of means distilled her sound to .
  5. Songs for Distingué Lovers forms part of the last series of extensive small-group recordings that Lady Day would make in the studio. Although her voice was largely shot at this point, she puts so much feeling into the lyrics that it’s easy to overlook her dark sound.
  6. "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" is a song written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin for the film Shall We Dance, where it was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as part of a celebrated dance duet on roller skates. The music sheet is annotated with the word "Brightly". The song is most famous for its "You like tomato / t ə ˈ m eɪ t ə / / And I like to-mah-to / t ə ˈ m.
  7. Apr 15,  · "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" is a song written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin for the film Shall We Dance where it was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as part of .
  8. 7. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off 8. I Wished On The Moon 9. They Can't Take That Away From Me Body And Soul Moonlight In Vermont Love Is Here To Stay Personnel Billie Holiday - vocal Harry «Sweets» Edison - trumpet Ben Webster - tenor sax Jimmy Rowles - piano Barney Kessel - guitar Red Mitchell - bass Alvin Stoller - drumsAuthor: Billie Holiday.