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 Lady - Billie Holiday with her dog, Mister c. 1947
the incomparable Billie Holiday
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Billie Holiday: definitely a favorite of mine.
one of my favorite photos of Billie Holiday. I used to have a copy of it, but I've moved so often I lost it. #BillieHoliday
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hennyproud: “ “Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong taking a break and fooling around during a Decca recording session, c. 1949 ” ”