I bought this set around when it was issued. I taped it twice, and have not actually listened to the vinyl in years. The pressing is magnificent, great sound, high quality heavy Japanese vinyl. I have never even considered the possibility of this being "digital;" in , I didn't think this way. There are also concert performances from The set was 'Manufactured by Polydor K. Seidel wrote brief notes on previously unknown cuts that makes it sound like they were from newly discovered tapes.
The booklet was designed by Ruri Fujita; the discography and liner notes are by Akira Yamato; the cover front designed by Teruo Hosoda. Original photos by Chuck Stewart. The notes in my booklet are in Japanese and English, with the discography only in English, as are the lyrics. I recommend this box to anyone who can find it. It was my first luxury boxed vinyl set and it persuaded me to buy a few more since. Chris 99 , Feb 27, From the first comment: "This was, so far as I know a Japan only vinyl release.
Again, the booklet has Japanese sections and English sections. It sure sounds like analogue to me. Location: Plantation. DABarrios , Mar 19, A few discs had marks on them but they seemed superficial enough. No real concerns from my end. DABarrios , Apr 11, Location: The Netherlands. Given that this box was produced in it be more likely that tape dubs have been used, not? Henley , Apr 11, Location: Sydney, Australia. Considering buying this set myself. Quite expensive having to buy this from American sellers and then paying the shipping as I'm in Australia , so I'd also like to know if it's analogue.
Also some reviews on this set? How good is it? Picture Snatcher , Apr 16, DABarrios , Apr 17, Location: Ashtead, Surrey, UK. JP Christian , Apr 17, JP Christian likes this. I don't know whether this Japaneses set is all analogue, but just listening to it the sound is very good indeed and of course the vinyl quality is outstanding. AxeD , Apr 28, I keep coming back to this thread and now really want to get this set. Anybody able to let me know how that pricing is in comparison to what they've seen?
Location: Bergen, Norway. The Green box. Box was near mint condition, and vinyl looks like it's never been played. All the inserts was there. Holiday recorded extensively for six labels: Columbia Records on its subsidiary labels Brunswick Records , Vocalion Records , and Okeh Records , from through ; Commodore Records in and ; Decca Records from through ; briefly for Aladdin Records in ; Verve Records and its earlier imprint Clef Records , from through ; again for Columbia Records from to and MGM Records in Many of Holiday's recordings were released on rpm records , before the advent of long-playing vinyl records , and only Clef, Verve, and Columbia issued Holiday albums during her lifetime that were not compilations of previously released material.
Many compilations have been issued since her death, including comprehensive box sets and live recordings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Discography of American jazz singer Billie Holiday. Photo from Down Beat magazine, c. February Retrieved Accessed April 6, Retrieved November 13, CS1 maint: discouraged parameter link.
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