Billie Holiday - Sings / An Evening With

by Billie Holiday


Billie Holiday Sings’ is her first full-length album, released in the United States by Clef Records in 1952 on the 10-inch format. It contains her versions of “These Foolish Things”, which was covered in 1973 by Bryan Ferry and the classic standard “Blue Moon”. 1953’s ‘An Evening With’, her second ten-inch studio album, contains the famous Cotton Club song “Stormy Weather” and a translation of Edith Piaf’s success song “Mon Homme”, introduced by Billie Holiday as a jazz/blues recording called “My Man”. Both albums were recorded with a sextet including Oscar Peterson on piano, Ray Brown on double bass and Alvin Stoller on drums. The LP is limited in solid white & transparent green vinyl.

1x 12” LP, 180g, coloured vinyl, compilation

1. I Only Have Eyes For You

2. You Turned the Tables On Me

3. Blue Moon

4. Solitude

5. These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)

6. Easy To Love

7. You Go To My Head

8. East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)

9. Stormy Weather

10. Lover Come Back To Me

11. My Man

12. He's Funny That Way

13. Yesterdays

14. Tenderly

15. I Can't Face the Music

16. Remember


Vinyl Passion, 2017 reissue