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I Love Billie Holiday

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    You're My Thrill - This treasure from Lady Day has just driften onto the radio. Simply superb. 
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Apr 10, 2011

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    London Travel - hi     i had recently travelled to london for a holiday and i booked Airport...
    chris02 chris02 22-25 Aug 14, 2009

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    Billie Holiday - Billie Holiday, just love the music.
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Oct 2, 2012

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    I Love Billie Holiday - Her voice is just so magical that i cant  help but fall in love with her music everytime i listen.  From the sadest  to the most loving songs... i cant...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F Apr 20, 2011

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    The Billie Holiday Story........Part 1 - Billie Holiday was born April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Sarah Julia "Sadie" Fagan (nee Harris) Her father, Clarence Halliday (Holiday...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Oct 26, 2011

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    Billie's Blues ~ - She had the face of an angel and the voice of a strong, independant woman who had known more than her share of heartache. I often close my eyes while listening...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2010

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    It Has To Be Lady Day & Pres For Me - I think Billie Holiday's later recording, when her voice was like gravel, are really sad. But her recordings with Lester Young in the 1930...
    pyramus pyramus 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2011

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    Before Heroin - I think her earlier days was her best music.  After her herion addiction I found her music more depressing.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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    I Love Billie Holiday. - Im surprised i havent joined this group earlier. Billie Holiday is one my absolute favorite female singers of all time. I just feel the soul in her voice...
    LennonLover LennonLover 22-25, F Apr 6, 2012

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    Lovely and Intense - She knew how to make the most of a song. No one will ever be able to sing Strange Fruit,Lover Man,Good Morning Heartache,Don't Explain,God Bless The Child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 27, 2009

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    Strange Fruit -   Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves Blood at the root Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze Strange fruit hanging...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    The Old Days - I love Billie Holiday and all music from her time. When I listen to it I imagine I'm on a porch, it's an early  summers night, listening to the radio and they...
    francie333 francie333 22-25 2 Responses May 26, 2009

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    Tears to My Eyes - Every time I listen to her, I get that lump in my throat and my eyes tear up because the pain and emotion in her voice, it makes you feel it. Especially STRANGE...
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul 19-21 1 Response Mar 15, 2008

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    The Billie Holiday Story Part 2 - During her final period of separation from her mother, Holiday began to perform the songs she learned while working in the brothel. By early...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Oct 26, 2011

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    Want an extra ordinary Holiday beach experience?  Ballina is within the north sea-coast of New South Wales in Australia. It's actually a highly popular holiday town and home...
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    For the longest time, I thought being born on Valentine’s day, sucked. Yeah, it’s a holiday full of love and for those without a partner or sweetheart… it sucks...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A travel agent looked up from his desk to see an older lady and an older gentleman peering in the shop window at the posters showing the glamorous destinations around the world...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Bad day- Daniel Powter Where is the moment we needed the most You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost They tell me your blue skies fade to grey They tell me your passion's...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Holiday time in AUS will be going to gym everyday.
    CashCav CashCav 16-17, M Apr 9

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    Bad Day-Daniel Powter i think i needed this song today Where is the moment we needed the most You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost They tell me your blue skies fade to...
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    Okay, I told my best friend of 13 years that I have feelings for him, he said he feels the same. He then went on holiday and while he was on holiday he called ME asking me for...
    ClaireD97 ClaireD97 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Suggestion for Easter holiday activities please
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. SAD, BREAKUP - Sad Song by Todd Smith - Email My Heart by Britney Spears - Stay by Miley Cyrus - Lonely Girl by Pink and Linda Perry - Me And You by Coco Jones and Tyler James...
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    And it only makes me love you more... 6 years we have been together. She is my soul mate; we finish each other’s thoughts never mind sentences. Lately we are disconnected though...
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    I was on here before, but my account got deleted by accident. The name was YouAreTheOnlyExpection. Anyway a breif overview before I tell you what has happened. Since I started...
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    Kon.nichiwa everyone~ Um...I'm actually a user already here, but I lost my username and password so I hope you don't mind me making a new account...let's just pretend my other user...
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    Before I start getting ready for my day since I have a planned day ahead complete with going to a concert tonight, I will put a more detailed list of 100 Rap Songs I Love. I do not...
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    My favorite song lyrics Why does it feel the same to fall in love and break it off And if young love is just a game then, i must've missed the kick off -blink-182, "Going...
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    This is going to sound weird but i need some advice. I am in love with my aunty's step-son. Yeah! He knows and he told me that we can be together because of the family situation...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Tomorrow I must start walking and get seriously fit for my holidays in June.
    vostoc1 vostoc1 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Mr g what are you doing - Well mr g who is meant to leave on Friday said as we left his class for the "last time" see you after the holidays Does this mean he knows he's not...
    Dancingsaxophonist Dancingsaxophonist 13-15, F Mar 31

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    It is my favorite time of the year. The holidays are coming, the weather is cooler and not yet cold and the leaves and scenery changes. It is the start of football season and the...
    NYSPANKER NYSPANKER 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Silence is a private moment. A moment that most find difficult. To me, silence is a holiday from noise. A short stay in my own mind, the world around me dissolving for a...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I have this theory that what you wear underneath your clothes predicts exactly how your day will be. I have lingerie for pretty much every mood, holiday, and event... so it's easy...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    The Small Turntable I remember when I was a kid going to the train depot with Mom one day and picking up a package. It was a good sized cardboard box and took up a spot in the...
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    Toby Keith - American Soldier Lyrics I’m just tryin’ to be a father, raise a daughter and a son Be a lover to their mother, everythin’ to everyone Up and at ‘em bright...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I love the photos of boys you have in your albums. They remind me of my nephews their friends and other boys who chose to share their boyhood years with me s I took them out for...
    Jackboy12 Jackboy12 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Adam Ferrara: Easter Lesson My favorite Catholic holiday is Easter. For those of you that dont know, Easter is the day we celebrate Jesus rising from the grave and coming back to...
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    Probably the best holiday of all time.
    09reddragon 09reddragon 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Earlier this morning, I found myself (not that I'm complaining, mind you) reading through some stuff people in this group had posted about being able to contact their OH through...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love being on holidays from work :)
    Dylan987 Dylan987 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I, the penis, request a raise in salary on the following reasons: I do physical labour I work at great depths,high temperature and in a damp environment I plunge head first into...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    By far my favorite holiday. Costumes, decorations and best time of year. And who doesn't like to be just a little scared?
    theevp theevp 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Once upon a time in the deep mountains forest there lived an old monk and a young monk. The old monk was a great practitioner of Buddha-dharma and was frequently in deep meditation...
    ksnit ksnit 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I was going to post this at the one year mark of joining this group- but as until yesterday I was on holiday, I completely lost track of what day it was. Oops ^^; Still, I'm going...
    pinkanon pinkanon 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love him. All of him. Right down to every single one of his so called "flaws." Sometimes, I think his imperfections might even make me love him MORE. He's a strong man, a VERY...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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