Lady Sings the Blues
NPR profiles the one and only Lady Day:
A musician’s musician with a radiant voice, an impeccable sense of time and subtle, often ironic delivery, Billie Holiday was the premier song stylist of the 20th century. Although the tragic myth of her life often precedes her, Lady Day endures, first and foremost, in the songs that are her ultimate legacy.
Listen to the entire program here. Highly recommended.