By Julia Blackburn.

Abridged by Emma Harding.


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0120050404A biography of Billie Holiday, told through the voices of those who knew the great singer.
  • Billie Holiday....Alibe Parsons
  • abel meeropol....Rhashan Stone
  • alice vrbsky....kate harper
  • bobby henderson....Rhashan Stone
  • bobby tucker....Rhashan Stone
  • christine scott....kate harper
  • claire lievenson....kate harper
  • james "stump" cross....kennie a andrews
  • jimmy fletcher....kennie a andrews
  • jimmy rowles....Rhashan Stone
  • mae barnes....Alibe Parsons
  • mary 'pony' kane....Alibe Parsons
  • narrated by Julia Blackburn
  • pop foster....kennie a andrews
  • ruby helena....kate harper
  • 0220050405Billie's singing career begins to swing in 1930s Harlem.
    0320050406Billie's relationship with her mother comes under strain.
    0420050407Billie Holiday's life, as told by her friends Stump Daddy and Jimmy Rowles.
    Billie charms her fellow musicians with her unique lyrical style.
    05 LAST20050408Billie refuses to be cowed, even when the going gets tough.

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