Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: John F. Szwed

Narrated By: Karen Chilton

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: March 2015

Duration: 8 hours 6 minutes


When Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia's studios in November 1933, it marked the beginning of what is arguably the most remarkable and influential career in twentieth-century popular music. Her voice weathered countless shifts in public taste, and new reincarnations of her continue to arrive, most recently in the form of singers like Amy Winehouse and Adele. Most of the writing on Holiday has focused on the tragic details of her life