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Strange Fruit”, the song about black lynching in the south made famous by blues singer Billie Holiday, was originally a poem written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish schoolteacher from the Bronx.

Billie Holiday recording the album Music for Touching, August 25, 1955. S)

Billie Holiday recording the album Music for Touching, August S) Her history should have just been about her music, sadly it wasn't

Billie Holliday photo: Carl Van Vechten

ruthelizabeths: Billie Holiday photographed by. - What Cool Breezes Do

A series of photos of the immortal Billie Holiday by Carl Van Vechten 1949.

Carl Van Vechten ~ Billie Holiday , 1949 If I had to sing Doggie in the Window , that would actually be work. But singing songs like The.

The Lady’s Day: Reflecting on BILLIE HOLIDAY at 100...

The Lady’s Day: Reflecting on Billie Holiday at 100

The legendary BILLIE “Lady Day” HOLIDAY Her unique way with a tune inspired singers from Frank Sinatra to Nora Jones.

vintagegal:  Billie Holiday at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, November 1958 (via)

vintagegal: “ Billie Holiday at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, November 1958 (via) ”

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Screen Gem Saturdays: Billie Holiday & "New Orleans"

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