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Billie Holiday


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Billie Holiday
   is the stage name of   
Eleanora Fagan Gough
Jazz singer, American
Diahann Carroll
   was considered for the role of   
Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Diana Ross got the part
Cicely Tyson
   was considered for the role of   
Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Diana Ross got the part
"Lady in Satin"
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1958 - inducted in 2000
Embraceable You
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1944 - inducted in 2005
God Bless the Child
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1941 - inducted in 1976
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1945 - inducted in 1989
Strange Fruit
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1939 - inducted in 1978
Billie Holiday
   performed the blues song   
Fine and Mellow (1939)
Billie Holiday
   released the record   
A Fine Romance
1936; most popular version; peaked at #9 on the Billboard chart
Teddy Wilson Featuring Billie Holiday
   released the record   
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
1936; peaked at #5 on the Billboard chart
Teddy Wilson Featuring Billie Holiday
   released the record   
Carelessly
1937; #1 on the Billboard chart
Billie Holiday
   is associated with the   
Voice
Jazz vocalist
Billie Holiday
   sang the song   
I Get a Kick Out of You
Cole Porter
Billie Holiday
   sang the song   
I'll Be Seeing You
Strange Fruit
   was performed by   
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday
   released the single   
God Bless the Child
1941; peaked at #3 on the Billboard chart
Billie Holiday
   released the record   
Summertime
1936; #1 on the European chart; peaked at #12 on the Billboard chart
Crazy He Calls Me
   was released by   
Billie Holiday
1949 - inducted in 2010
Billie Holiday
   said   
"You Can Be up to Your Boobies in White Satin, With Gardenias in Your Hair and No Sugar Cane for Miles, but You Can Still Be Working on a Plantation"
American Jazz Singer
Lady Day
   is a nickname of   
Billie Holiday






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