GOD BLESS THE CHILD

Latest update on 11/01/2016

Artist: Billie Holiday
Author: Billie Holiday/Arthur Herzog
Label: Okeh
Year: 1941

With Eddie Heywood's Orchestra. Own composition. Banned by the BBC. Prayers in popular songs were not allowed.

Covers:

1949:

Frankie Laine

1958:

Harry Belafonte

1959:

Sam Cooke

1961:

Eric Dolphy

1961:

Dinah Washington

1962:

Aretha Franklin

1962:

Lou Rawls

1962:

Sonny Rollins

1962:

Dells

1964:

Dave Van Ronk

1964:

Judy Henske

1966:

Julie London

1968:

Stevie Wonder

1968:

Blood, Sweat & Tears

1969:

Anita Kerr Singers

1971:

Kenny Burrell

1971:

Duffy Power

1972:

Diana Ross [in Billie Holiday biopic Lady Sings The Blues]

1972:

Liza Minnelli

1973:

Sylvester

1979:

Asleep At The Wheel

1983:

Keith Jarrett

1985:

Crystal Gayle

1988:

Steve Miller

1990:

Charles Neville

1990:

Lisa Simpson & Bleeding Gums Murphy

1992:

Diane Schuur

1992:

Eva Cassidy

1993:

Ruth Brown

1995:

Shania Twain

1996:

Beautiful South

1997:

Tony Bennett [in fake duet with the real Lady Day]

2000:

Mary Coughlan

2010:

Sharleen Spiteri

2014:

Annie Lennox

2015:

José James

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