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Music for Torching (album)

Music For Torching
Studio album by Billie Holiday
Released October 1955
Recorded August 23 & August 25, 1955
Genre Jazz
Length 33:48
Label Clef (Verve Records)
Producer Norman Granz
Billie Holiday chronology
Stay with Me
(1955)
Music For Torching
(1955)
Velvet Mood
(1956)
Music For Torching is a studio album by jazz singer Billie Holiday, released in 1955.
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Track listing

Side One

  1. "It Had to Be You" (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 4:02
  2. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:23
  3. "I Don't Want to Cry Anymore" (Victor Schertzinger) - 3:55
  4. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby) - 4:29

Side Two

  1. "A Fine Romance" (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) - 3:35
  2. "Gone with the Wind" (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson) - 3:26
  3. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter) - 5:42
  4. "Isn't This a Lovely Day?" (Irving Berlin) - 4:16

Personnel

Billie Holiday - Vocal
Harry "Sweets" Edison - Trumpet
Benny Carter - Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Rowles - Piano
Barney Kessel - Guitar
Larry Bunker - Drums
John Simmons - Bass

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