Error message

  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 692 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 695 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 696 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 697 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 700 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_environment_initialize() (line 702 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in include_once() (line 291 of /home/pacifica/public_html/sites/default/settings.php).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in include_once() (line 292 of /home/pacifica/public_html/sites/default/settings.php).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in include_once() (line 300 of /home/pacifica/public_html/sites/default/settings.php).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in include_once() (line 307 of /home/pacifica/public_html/sites/default/settings.php).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_settings_initialize() (line 819 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • Warning: ini_set() has been disabled for security reasons in drupal_settings_initialize() (line 828 of /home/pacifica/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).

Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 1 of 2)

Program Title:
Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 1 of 2)
PRA Archive #: 
BC0674A
Description: 

Years after her death in New York City, Billie Holiday's voice continues to captivate listeners. The mystique of the "Lady with the Gardenia" is explored by Dizzy Gillespie and Lena Horne in San Francisco, Studs Terkel in Chicago, and Frank Schiffman at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Unexpurgated passages from her autobiography, Lady sings the blues (Doubleday), are read by Lillian McKinney, and several of Miss Holiday's records including the banned "Gloomy Sunday," are featured. Narrators include Lloyd Edwards, Bill Heyward, Herb Kennedy and Dan Sorkin. Produced by KPFA volunteers Gene and Fabs De Alessi. Part one.

Record in box says "No cassette sales."

Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
May 1967
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA 17 July 1967, 24 Aug 1967
Item duration: 
59:00
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (96 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Keywords: 
These terms will not bring up a complete list of all items in our catalog associated with this subject. Click here to search our entire catalog.
Contributor: 
Role: 
Producer
Contributor: 
Role: 
Producer
Contributor: 
Role: 
Narrator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Commentator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Narrator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Singer
Author
Contributor: 
Role: 
Commentator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Narrator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Reader
Contributor: 
Role: 
Commentator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Narrator
Contributor: 
Role: 
Commentator
Related recordings: 
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1967
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
PRA metadata viewPRA metadata view

RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org

Request form