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Lady Day Remembered: Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday died 50 years ago today. From the archives, Night Lights offers several musical and written remembrances.

Billie Holiday, one of my first jazz loves and still one of my greatest, died 50 years ago today at the age of 44. In tribute and remembrance, here are a few tributes to Billie, on and off Night Lights:

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This Week On Afterglow

Doris Day, Jazz Singer

We remember Doris Day, who passed away last month at age 97, and her work singing jazz with Les Brown, Andre Previn and more.

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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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