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Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 2 of 2)

Program Title:
Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 2 of 2)
PRA Archive #: 
BC0674B
Description: 

Conclusion of the biographical program on the "Lady with the Gardenia". On this reel are the voices of Dizzy Gillespie and Lena Horne in San Francisco, Studs Terkel in Chicago, and Frank Schiffman at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Unexpurgated passages from her autobiography, Lady sings the blues (Doubleday), are read by Lillian McKinney, and several of Miss Holiday's records including the banned "Gloomy Sunday," are featured. Narrators include Lloyd Edwards, Bill Heyward, Herb Kennedy and Dan Sorkin. Produced by KPFA volunteers Gene and Fabs De Alessi.

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May, 1967
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KPFA, 17 July 1967, 24 Aug 1967
Item duration: 
59:00
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (96 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1967
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org

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