The Resource With Billie, Julia Blackburn

With Billie, Julia Blackburn

Label
With Billie
Title
With Billie
Statement of responsibility
Julia Blackburn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of singer Billie Holiday as seen through the eyes of friends, lovers, fellow musicians, critics, producers, pimps and junkies, narcotics agents, and others, from her Baltimore childhood to her rise to fame and her tragic death
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blackburn, Julia
Dewey number
  • 782.42165/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.H58
LC item number
B53 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Singers
Label
With Billie, Julia Blackburn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The record sleeve -- The cardboard box -- The facts of childhood -- Freddie Green: 'I'm in your corner, girl!' -- Christine Scott: 'She never bothered with nobody.' -- Skinny 'Rim' Davenport: 'All the old-timers are dead.' -- Mary 'Pony' Kane: 'Around where the happenin's was.' -- Wee Wee Hill: 'I was her stepfather.' -- The pursuit of happiness -- Billie comes to Harlem -- Elmer Snowden: 'She'd call me her daddy.' -- Fanny Holiday and Clara Winston: 'She was a fat thing with big titties.' -- Pop Foster: 'It was only show people.' -- Bobby Henderson: 'The way she handled a fork.' -- Aaron and Claire Lievenson and Irene Kitchings: 'Afternoon of a Faun' -- Ruby Helena: 'She didn't have the right, being who she was.' -- 'Strange fruit' -- Harlem at war -- Lester Young -- Tallulah Bankhead -- James 'Stump' Cross: 'This is Stump Daddy talking.' -- Greer Johnson: 'Baby, will you hold this for me?' -- Jimmy Rowles: 'Oh, I loved her! Oh, how I loved her!' -- Bobby Tucker: 'You're not going to have any trouble with me.' -- John Levy, the bass player: 'I came in on the tail end.' -- The ecstasy of paranoia -- Jimmy Fletcher: 'She was the loving type.' -- Colonel White and Friends: 'A straight business thing.' -- Carl Drinkard: 'We were like a family.' -- Melba Liston: 'Strangers down South.' -- Memry Midgett: 'What tune is this, Memry?' -- Lady Sings the Blues -- Irving Townsend and Ray Ellis: 'She wanted that cushion under her voice.' -- Louis McKay: 'This bitch turns skunky overnight.' -- Endgame -- Earle Zaidins: 'She was very sensitive to bad publicity.' -- Alice Vrbsky: 'A woman of her word.' -- Laughin' to Keep from Cryin.'
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780375406102
Lccn
2004058661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56413085
  • (OCoLC)ocm56413085
Label
With Billie, Julia Blackburn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The record sleeve -- The cardboard box -- The facts of childhood -- Freddie Green: 'I'm in your corner, girl!' -- Christine Scott: 'She never bothered with nobody.' -- Skinny 'Rim' Davenport: 'All the old-timers are dead.' -- Mary 'Pony' Kane: 'Around where the happenin's was.' -- Wee Wee Hill: 'I was her stepfather.' -- The pursuit of happiness -- Billie comes to Harlem -- Elmer Snowden: 'She'd call me her daddy.' -- Fanny Holiday and Clara Winston: 'She was a fat thing with big titties.' -- Pop Foster: 'It was only show people.' -- Bobby Henderson: 'The way she handled a fork.' -- Aaron and Claire Lievenson and Irene Kitchings: 'Afternoon of a Faun' -- Ruby Helena: 'She didn't have the right, being who she was.' -- 'Strange fruit' -- Harlem at war -- Lester Young -- Tallulah Bankhead -- James 'Stump' Cross: 'This is Stump Daddy talking.' -- Greer Johnson: 'Baby, will you hold this for me?' -- Jimmy Rowles: 'Oh, I loved her! Oh, how I loved her!' -- Bobby Tucker: 'You're not going to have any trouble with me.' -- John Levy, the bass player: 'I came in on the tail end.' -- The ecstasy of paranoia -- Jimmy Fletcher: 'She was the loving type.' -- Colonel White and Friends: 'A straight business thing.' -- Carl Drinkard: 'We were like a family.' -- Melba Liston: 'Strangers down South.' -- Memry Midgett: 'What tune is this, Memry?' -- Lady Sings the Blues -- Irving Townsend and Ray Ellis: 'She wanted that cushion under her voice.' -- Louis McKay: 'This bitch turns skunky overnight.' -- Endgame -- Earle Zaidins: 'She was very sensitive to bad publicity.' -- Alice Vrbsky: 'A woman of her word.' -- Laughin' to Keep from Cryin.'
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780375406102
Lccn
2004058661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56413085
  • (OCoLC)ocm56413085

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