Billie Holiday-Strange fruit- HD

Written by on July 17, 2020

17 July 1959, Billie Holiday died in a New York City hospital from cirrhosis of the liver after years of alcohol abuse, aged 43, (while under arrest for heroin possession, with Police officers stationed at the door to her room.) In the final years of her life, she had been progressively swindled out of her earnings. The singer who had recorded classics such as 'God Bless the Child' and the civil rights anthem 'Strange Fruit' died with just $0.70 in the bank. https://youtu.be/Web007rzSOI

Billie Holiday-Strange fruit- HD

A magic song from a magic voice lyrics Strange Fruit Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swinging in the…


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