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Album Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Interprète:

Billie Holiday

Titre:

Strange Fruit

Genre:

Jazz

Taille de l'album MP3:

1187 mb

Taille de l'album FLAC:

1919 mb

Label:

Verve

Classement:

4.3

Pays:

US

Catalogue:

V-10181

Album Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Tracklist

1Strange Fruit2:35
2These Foolish Things2:20

Album

Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Strange Fruit - - Billie Holiday. Strange Fruit -. The Complete Commodore Recordings Vol. Strange Fruit is a song recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939, written by Abel Meeropol and published in 1937. It protests the lynching of Black Americans, with lyrics that compare the victims to the fruit of trees. Such lynchings had reached a peak in the Southern United States at the turn of the 20th century, and the great majority of victims were black. The song has been called a declaration of war and the beginning of the civil rights movement. A magic song from a magic voice lyrics Strange Fruit Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swinging in. Strange Fruit. Billie Holiday 12-12-2019. Общая длительность:2 h 23 min. That Ole Devil Called Love. Billie Holiday. Lady Sings the Blues. God Bless the Child. Come Rain or Come Shine. Strange Fruit is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday, who first sang and recorded it in 1939. Written by a white, Jewish high school teacher from the Bronx and a member of the Communist Party, Abel Meeropol wrote it as a protest poem, exposing American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans. In 1978 Holidays version of the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. It was also included in the list of Songs of the Century, by the Recording Industry of America and the National Endowment for the Arts. Meeropol had seen Lawrence Beitlers photograph of the 1930 lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith in Marion, Indiana. In the end, some believe it killed her. Strange Fruit is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday. It condemned American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans that had occurred chiefly in the South but also in all regions of the United States. Holiday's version of the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1978. Author Strange Fruit began as a poem written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish high-school teacher from the Bronx, about read more

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