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Friday, December 5, 2008

Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

  • Diana Ross
  • Billy Dee Williams
  • Richard Pryor
  • James T. Callahan
  • Paul Hampton
  • Sid Melton
  • Virginia Capers
  • Yvonne Fair
The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer,
Billie Holiday. Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer
Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours,
marriages and drug addiction are featured.

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Link to soundtrack review:
 Berry Gordy's Lady Sings the Blues - Diana Ross, Michel Legrand & Gil Askey (1972)


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