Santa Monica, CA : Hip-O Records ; [New York?] : Verve : Decca, p2005.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (22 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Billie Holiday, vocals ; with various accompaniment.
Material on CDs recorded 1935-1958; material on DVD recorded 1929-1973.
"The 2 CDs include 42 key recordings from every stage of her career for each of the labels she officially recorded for--Columbia, Brunswick, OKeh, Commodore, Capitol, Clef, Decca, Aladdin and Verve. The ... DVD includes rare TV and film appearances, an especially rare radio interview with Mike Wallace, an audio-only rehearsal session with pianist Jimmy Rowles, audio interviews with friends and fellow musicians, an interactive timeline and ... [a] photo gallery..."--Outer container.
Disc 1. Miss Brown to you -- What a little moonlight can do -- What a little moonlight can do -- I cried for you -- Mean to me -- Strange fruit -- Fine and mellow -- God bless the child -- Trav'lin' light -- My old flame -- I'll get by (as long as I have you) -- Billie's blues -- He's funny that way -- Lover man (oh, where can you be?) -- Don't explain -- Good morning heartache -- No good man -- Blues are brewin' -- Solitude -- Easy living -- I loves you Porgy -- My man (Mon homme) -- T'aint nobody's business if I do.
Disc 2. Them there eyes -- You can't lose a broken heart -- You're my thrill -- Crazy he calls me -- Detour ahead -- These foolish things -- You go to my head -- Love me or leave me -- Willow weep for me -- I thought about you -- I've got my love to keep me warm -- Come rain or come shine -- It had to be you -- What's new? -- Lady sings the blues -- I cover the waterfront (live) -- Body and soul -- But not for mme -- One for my baby (and one more for the road) -- I'm a fool to want you.
DVD. Film and TV performances: Saddest tale ; Blues are brewin' ; Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans ; My man (Mon homme) ; Please don't talk about me when I'm gone ; Billie's bl;ues ; Fine and mellow ; What a little moonlight can do ; St. Louis blues (Bessie Smith ; members of the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra) ; I cover the waterfront (Louis Armstrong and his orchestra) -- Audio performances: Swing! brother, swing! ; They can't take that away from me ; Do nothing till you hear from me ; I'll get by ; I wonder where our love has gone.
B0003918-00 Hip-O Records/Verve/Decca