Sunday, November 27, 2011

Monday, November 27, 1933

Daddy took me and the girls to school. Tomorrow we are to have a History test on Rome. I stayed all night at Mrs. Raifert's.

Billie Holiday 1933-1937 (CD)

 Billie Holiday (AKA "Lady Day)
April 7, 1915 - July 17, 1959
Born: Eleanora Fagan Gough
On November 27, 1933, 18-year-old Billie Holiday recorded her first session,
 singing "Your Mother's Son in Law" with Benny Goodman. She got paid $35;
no royalties. The record flopped, but her singing career was on its way.


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