I Can’t Get Started

Billie Holiday and her Orchestra

1939 recording

This side was cut in New York City on September 15, 1938 with Billie Holiday (vocals), accompanied by Buck Clayton (trumpet), Lester Young (tenor sax), Margaret Johnson (piano), Freddy Green (guitar), Walter Page (string bass), and Joe Jones (drums).

*”I Can’t Get Started” was composed by Vernon Duke, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.

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