When you’re asked “Best Song of the Century” (last one), Beatles ? Rolling Stones ? “The Streak” ?
Centerpiece to the film “The United States v. Billie Holliday” is the singer’s struggles with booze, drugs, and civil rights.. If you’ve seen the LAME adaptation of Diana Ross’ early ’70’s “Lady Sings the Blues”, you’ve NOT seen the story. See it now.
Time Magazine named her “Strange Fruit” the Song of the Century. Had no idea, personally.
Actress Andra Day won the Best Dramatic Golden Globe Sunday night.
Holliday died in the summer of 1959.
“What to Watch”, Tuesdays about 8am with Keith and Sam on Your Classic Morning Show…