Easy Living; When You're Smiling

Easy Living; When You're Smiling

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Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday. side 1: Easy Living; side 2: When You're Smiling (Columbia 36208), from the album, Hot Jazz Classics - Teddy WIlson-Billie Holiday (Columbia C-61).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1937 and released on Brunswick 7911. Side 2 was originally recorded in 1938 (second master). This album was released in 1947.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

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Holiday, Billie
Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra
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United States
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shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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