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12 Famous Quotes by Billie Holiday
4/7/1915 - 7/17/1959
Also Known As:  
Billy Holliday     Eleanora Fagan Gough     Elinore Harris
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About Billie Holiday

If I'm going to sing like someone else, then I don't need to sing at all.

Individuality Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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If I'm going to sing like someone else, then I don't need to sing at all.

Song Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.

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I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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Southern trees bear strange fruit,Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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Blueprint of a Lady

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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[4. Dianne Reeves She supplies the lush jazz vocals in] Good Night, and Good Luck ... Billie & Me.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.

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Love is like a faucet (it turns off and on).

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Billie Holiday

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