16 Most Requested Songs

16 Most Requested Songs

16 Most Requested Songs

16 Most Requested Songs


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16 Most Requested Songs is a mid-priced collection that spotlights many of Billie Holiday's best-known and most popular performances for Columbia Records, including "Body and Soul," "The Way You Look Tonight," and "Easy Living." 16 Most Requested Songs is far from a perfect retrospective of her total career, but it is a nice sampler of good performances and songs by famous songwriters. However, a casual fan who only wants the hits might want to track down First Issue: Great American Songbook or a collection with more and better-known songs.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/28/2009
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886974849827
catalogNumber: 748498
Rank: 19382


  1. Miss Brown to You
  2. If You Were Mine
  3. These Foolish Things
  4. The Way You Look Tonight
  5. Pennies from Heaven
  6. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  7. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
  8. Why Was I Born?
  9. Carelessly
  10. Easy Living
  11. My Man
  12. I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away the Key)
  13. Body and Soul
  14. Gloomy Sunday
  15. God Bless the Child
  16. I'm a Fool to Want You

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billie Holiday   Primary Artist,Vocals
Buster Bailey   Clarinet
Chu Berry   Tenor Saxophone
Casey   Guitar
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Benny Goodman   Clarinet
Freddie Green   Guitar
Urbie Green   Trombone
Eddie Heywood   Piano
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Hank Jones   Piano
Jo Jones   Drums
Jonah Jones   Trumpet
John Kirby   Bass
Gene Krupa   Drums
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Dave Barbour   Guitar
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet
Cozy Cole   Drums
Benny Morton   Trombone
Vido Musso   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Gene Quill   Alto Saxophone
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Sampson   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Mel Davis   Trumpet
Walter Page   Bass
Emmett Berry   Trumpet
Lester Boone   Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney   Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Paul Chapman   Guitar
Carl Frye   Alto Saxophone
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet
Milt Hinton   Bass
Osie Johnson   Drums
Billy Kyle   Piano
Lawrence Lucie   Guitar
Jimmy Powell   Alto Saxophone
Irving "Mouse" Randolph   Trumpet
Allan Reuss   Guitar
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
Kermit Scott   Tenor Saxophone
John Trueheart   Guitar
Sonny White   Piano
John Williams [double bass]   Bass
Ben Wilson   Tenor Saxophone
Herbert Cowans   Drums
Prince Robinson   Clarinet
Hal West   Drums
Benny Morton's All Stars   Trombone
Hymie Shertzer   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Frank Sinatra   Composer
Sam M. Lewis   Composer
Jerry Shulman   Executive Producer
Arnold Jay Smith   Liner Notes
Jack Wolf   Composer
Howard Fritzson   Art Direction
Rezsö Seress   Composer
Joel Herron   Composer
László Jávor   Composer
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