Billie Holiday

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Billie Holiday
The Commodore Master Takes, recorded for Milt Gabler's small independent label, were a step towards Holiday's eventual infamy, thanks notably to the recording of "Strange Fruit," a controversial song about lynching that Columbia Records simply refused. Read more...
Billie Holiday, Lester Young and an all-star crew perform Fine and Mellow. From a 1957 episode of CBS' Seven Lively Arts. Read more...