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The best album by Billie Holiday is Lady In Satin which is ranked number 736 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,820.

Billie Holiday is ranked number 360 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,686.

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Billie Holiday official website: http://www.cmgww.com/music/holiday

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Billie Holiday best albums

The following albums by Billie Holiday are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Lady In SatinUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1958Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 1958:1Rank Score:2,820
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:736
Average Rating:  80/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Lady Sings The BluesUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1956Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:1,218
Rank in 1950s25Overall Rank:1,538
Average Rating:  78/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:424
Rank in 1950s69Overall Rank:3,534
Average Rating:  77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:326
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,393
Average Rating:  75/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959
Compilation
United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1994Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1994:196Rank Score:134
Rank in 1990s1,744Overall Rank:8,626
Average Rating:  79/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Body & SoulUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1957:43Rank Score:116
Rank in 1950s207Overall Rank:9,713
Average Rating:  75/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Billie Holiday StoryUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1959Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1959:51Rank Score:86
Rank in 1950s257Overall Rank:12,778
Average Rating:  74/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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SolitudeUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1956Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1956:41Rank Score:79
Rank in 1950s278Overall Rank:13,747
Average Rating:  77/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Lady Day: The Best Of Billie Holiday
Compilation
United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:2001Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2001:336Rank Score:78
Rank in 2000s3,701Overall Rank:13,869
Average Rating:  74/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

The Billie Holiday Collection, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:2003Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 2003:376Rank Score:74
Rank in 2000s3,899Overall Rank:14,525
Average Rating:  74/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 360

This may not be a complete discography for Billie Holiday. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Billie Holiday best tracks

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1.Strange Fruit
(from the album Lady Sings The Blues)
 86/100 (32 votes)
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2.I'm A Fool To Want You
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 86/100 (39 votes)
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3.For Heaven's Sake
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 82/100 (32 votes)
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4.For All We Know
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 82/100 (32 votes)
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5.I Get Along Without You Very Well
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 81/100 (30 votes)
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6.God Bless The Child
(from the album Lady Sings The Blues)
 81/100 (18 votes)
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7.You Don't Know What Love Is
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 81/100 (31 votes)
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8.Glad To Be Unhappy
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 81/100 (28 votes)
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9.But Beautiful
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 80/100 (29 votes)
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10.I'll Be Around
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 80/100 (28 votes)
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11.Strange Fruit
(from the album The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959)
 80/100 (4 votes)
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12.Lady Sings The Blues
(from the album Lady Sings The Blues)
 80/100 (14 votes)
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13.You've Changed
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 80/100 (28 votes)
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14.The End Of A Love Affair
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 80/100 (28 votes)
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15.It's Easy To Remember
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 79/100 (28 votes)
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16.Violets For Your Furs
(from the album Lady In Satin)
 79/100 (28 votes)
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17.My Man
(from the album The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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18.Man I Love
(from the album The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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19.Yesterdays
(from the album The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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20.Solitude
(from the album The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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Billie Holiday ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 30 votes)
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From junodog4 08/29/2012 17:49
No female singer evokes such emotion as Billie Holiday. The standard for emotive singing.
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From dwils0891 04/05/2012 15:38
Billie Holiday was an incredible artist. She set the par for female vocalists in the 1950s and inspired many vocalists to come as well. Her songs were so real and so passionate especially for her time when usually the record labels ruled the airwaves instead of the artists. Billie had one of the toughest, saddest, lives I have ever read about and somehow she was able to get through all of the adversity and record timeless songs. I recommend the songs; Strange Fruit, A Fine Romance, God Bless The Child, Summertime, No Regrets, My Man, and When You're Smiling. She has so many more but those songs are a good place to start.
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