or
Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

  • Billie Holiday Radio

Popular On

    Songs

    This artist doesn't have any tracks.

    About

    Biography

    The first popular jazz singer to move audiences with the intense, personal feeling of classic blues, Billie Holiday changed the art of American pop vocals forever. More than a half-century after her death, it's difficult to believe that prior to her emergence, jazz and pop singers were tied to the Tin Pan Alley tradition and rarely personalized their songs; only blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey actually gave the impression they had lived through what they were singi... Read more

    Chat About Billie Holiday

    Feedback