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This book was a long read but enjoyable. I was always anxious to pick up where I'd left off. I'm glad this is the book I read first about LAdy Day. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kindle Customer
Billie Holliday, one of our greatly treasured artistic singers, led a rough rough, made perhaps a bit smoother by her great talent.Published 14 months ago by Don K. Pierstorff
Julia Blackbum did an outstanding job. I felt that I was looking at Billie's life from afar. My heart really hurt for her that she had suffer for most of life.Published 21 months ago by evelyn a gary
This book was interesting in that it was based on interviews of those that knew and/or worked with Billie Holiday. Read morePublished on May 28, 2014 by Doug M.
I chose five stars because it's wonderful to read the words of people that knew Lady. reading this made me feel for brief moments as if I were actually there. Read morePublished on November 13, 2013 by New York Family
Based on interviews from 1971 with people who knew Billie (mostly musicians), this book is somewhat lacking in cohesion, but offers a good historical narrative of the life and... Read morePublished on April 4, 2012 by Randy Remote
Fifty years on and I see from the reviews that Billie is still a controversial figure. I think the book is a very truthful one. Read morePublished on March 3, 2010 by Francis A
This book is rather interesting. It gives a unique look at this prolific artist through minimally edited first hand encounters. Read morePublished on May 28, 2008 by MusicLover