Billie Holiday archive
Listen The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'
September 5, 2012 – Years later, the writer of the iconic Billie Holiday song was tied to another event in U.S. history.
Watch Looking For Lady Day's Resting Place? Detour Ahead
July 17, 2012 – Billie Holiday is buried in New York, but not near fellow jazz stars Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
Watch Our Search For The Albums Everyone Loves
Listen Library Of Congress Receives Largest Single Audio Donation
January 10, 2011 – Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday are included in Universal Music's recordings.
Listen Billie Holiday: Emotional Power Through Song
Watch Readers Respond To 'Saddest Music In The World'
Listen Guest DJ Jonsi Of Sigur Ros
Read Good Morning Heartache: Wake Up To Jazz WESA
Read Evolution Of A Song: 'Strange Fruit'
Read Poems In Song: Turning Words Into Jazz WESA
Listen Lesser-Known Love Songs
Read Billie Holiday: A Lady Day Primer WESA
Read Forget Jewelry: Give Your Love Music WESA
Read A Lost Love Is Hard: Jazz Singers Understand Jazz24
Listen Billie Holiday, The Magnetic Fields, the Jesus and Mary Chain, More
January 10, 2008 – Hear a new mix of music from Billie Holiday, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Gabriel, and Bon Iver.