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Who was a greater jazz vocalist: Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald?


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19 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Wednesday 3/19/03 - 6:47:54 PM EST (GMT-5)
Billie all the way. She had that smokey, sultry voice that will never be replaced.
19 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 3/20/03 - 9:09:34 AM EST (GMT-5)
neither, my preference is for etta james... her vocal quality, and depth of emotional connection with her music is far beyond the scale of billie and ella... or so says del....
19 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 3/20/03 - 9:13:04 AM EST (GMT-5)
Bessie Smith
19 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 3/21/03 - 9:48:16 AM EST (GMT-5)
what are you talking about, etta perfected billies style... in fact, its critically acclaimed that Etta's Mystery Lady release is a better rendition of Holiday songs... she has more depth and character in her voice...
19 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Wednesday 4/2/03 - 2:12:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
I do not know I was never into jazz music
19 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Sunday 4/27/03 - 6:01:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
Nina Simone was also great.
19 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Sunday 4/27/03 - 6:26:12 PM EST (GMT-5)
I consider Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald my favorites in two different categories.
19 yrs ago - Monday 6/9/03 - 11:54:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
I wouldn't know.
18 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Wednesday 8/6/03 - 7:36:55 PM EST (GMT-5)
I love David Sedaris' impersonation of Billie Holiday. I was screaming! Has anyone else heard that?
18 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Wednesday 8/6/03 - 7:38:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
ella
17 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 8/17/04 - 6:04:28 PM EST (GMT-5)
Billie Holiday for sure!
17 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Wednesday 8/18/04 - 7:14:07 AM EST (GMT-5)
Bessie Smith, is my favorite (as bored said) then Etta James. (as delmar said), then Billie Holiday, and finally Ella Fitzgerald.
15 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Monday 9/4/06 - 6:43:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
Billie is hands down the best there's ever been. You have to see her perform to truly understand. Do a search on You Tube sometime if you've never actually seen her sing.



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