6/18/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (Big Ben) Plus Encore performance

Hollywood Mondays

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Lady Sings The Blues is the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday and is loosely based on her 1956 autobiography. The name of the film was taken from one of Holiday’s most popular songs.

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3/6/17 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- SONG OF THE DAY: Billie Holiday – God Bless The Child


In her autobiography Lady Sings the Blues Billie Holiday indicated an argument with her mother over money led to the song.

She states that during the argument her mother said “God bless the child that’s got his own.” The anger over the incident led her to turn that line into a starting point for a song, which she worked out in conjunction with Herzog

Billie Holiday – God Bless The Child 

8/21/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (1972)- Excerpts

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Lady Sings The Blues– excerpts from the 1972 film starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. 1) The Man I Love 2) Them There Eyes 3) Good Morning Heartache 4) My Man 5) God Bless the Child. Continue reading

2/22/16 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (1972)- Excerpts

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Lady Sings The Blues– excerpts from the 1972 film starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. 1) The Man I Love 2) Them There Eyes 3) Good Morning Heartache 4) My Man 5) God Bless the Child. Continue reading

10/5/15 O&A NYC Hollywood Monday (Repost): Lady Sings The Blues (Big Ben) Plus Encore performance

Hollywood Mondays

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Lady Sings The Blues is the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday and is loosely based on her 1956 autobiography. The name of the film was taken from one of Holiday’s most popular songs.

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Hollywood Monday: Lady Sings The Blues (Big Ben) Plus Encore performance

Hollywood Mondays

Lady Sings the Blues is the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday and is loosely based on her 1956 autobiography. Holiday took its title from one of her most popular songs. Continue reading