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Happy birthday, Billie!

To mark the 95th anniversary of Billie Holiday’s birth – on April 7, 1915 – here she is singing Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans from the 1947 movie New Orleans, a film only worth watching for the music..

Personnel: Billie Holiday (vocals), Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Barney Bigard (clarinet), Kid Ory (trombone), Charlie Beal (piano), Bud Scott (guitar), Red Callender (bass), Zutty Singleton (drums).

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