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The Commodore Master Takes

Billie Holiday, Jimmy McLin (guitar), John Williams (upright bass), Eddie Dougherty (drums), Sonny White (piano), Stan Payne (tenor saxophone), Frank Newton (trumpet), Ted Smith (alto saxophone), Kenneth Hollon (tenor saxophone)

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Contents

Lewis Allan: Strange Fruit

Work length3:13
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Sonny White (piano), Tab Smith (alto saxophone), John Williams (double bass), Eddie Dougherty (drums), Stanley Payne (tenor saxophone), Frank Newton (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1939-04-20
  • Recording Venue: World Broadcasting Studio, New York City

Kern: Yesterdays (from Roberta)

Work length3:26
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Tab Smith (alto saxophone), John Williams (double bass), Eddie Dougherty (percussion), Jimmy McLin (guitar), Stanley Payne (tenor saxophone), Frank Newton (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1939
  • Recording Venue: World Broadcasting Studio, New York City

Holiday: Fine and mellow

Work length3:18
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Frank Newton (trumpet), Tab Smith (alto saxophone), John Williams (double bass), Sonny White (piano), Eddie Dougherty (drums)
  • Recorded: 1939-04-20
  • Recording Venue: World Broadcasting Studio, New York City

Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler: I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues

Work length2:56
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Frank Newton (trumpet), Ted Smith (alto saxophone), Stan Payne (tenor saxophone), Kenneth Hollon (tenor saxophone), Sonny White (piano), Jimmy McLin (guitar), John Williams (upright bass), Eddie Dougherty (drums)
  • Recorded: 1939
  • Recording Venue: World Broadcasting Studio, New York City

Jack King, Dorothy Parker: How Am I To Know?

Work length2:47
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Lem Davis (alto saxophone), Sidney Catlett (drums), Teddy Walters (guitar), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Doc Cheatham (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston: My Old Flame

Work length3:05
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Lem Davis (alto saxophone), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums), Doc Cheatham (trumpet), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Eddie Heywood (piano)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert: I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

Work length3:01
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Lem Davis (alto saxophone), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums), Teddy Walters (guitar), Eddie Heywood (piano), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Doc Cheatham (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Edward Heyman, Johnny Green: I Cover The Waterfront

Work length3:34
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Lem Davis (alto saxophone), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums), Teddy Walters (guitar), Eddie Heywood (piano), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Doc Cheatham (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Fain: I'll Be Seeing You

Work length3:33
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Lem Davis (alto saxophone), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums), Teddy Walters (guitar), Eddie Heywood (piano), Vic Dickenson (trombone), Doc Cheatham (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

E.Y. Harburg, John W. Green: I'm Yours

Work length3:18
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Gershwin: Embraceable You

Work length3:18
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Hupfeld: As Time Goes By

Work length3:16
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Richard A. Whiting, Neil Moret: He's Funny That Way

Work length3:18
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II: Lover, Come Back To Me

Work length3:20
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Eddie Heywood (piano), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Holiday: Billie's Blues

Work length3:10
$1.10
$1.40
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City

Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields: On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Work length3:02
$1.10
$1.40
  • Billie Holiday, Eddie Heywood (piano), John Simmons (double bass), Sidney Catlett (drums)
  • Recorded: 1944
  • Recording Venue: W.O.R. Studio, New York City