The beginner’s guide to Billie Holiday’s best songs

Looking back at the astounding career of Billie Holiday, it seems she often used the pain she endured as fuel for her deeply moving performances. Through a tumultuous childhood raised by her young mother to a drug-riddled career, Holiday defied societal expectations of what a young black woman could accomplish, especially one with as unique a voice and personality as hers.  Source: The beginner’s guide to Billie Holiday’s best songs

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