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Billie Holiday

God Bless The Child

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  • 1950
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  • 1939

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“God Bless the Child” is a song written by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. in 1939, first recorded on May 9, 1941 under the Okeh label. Holiday’s version of the song was honored with the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in (1976). It was also included in the list of Songs of the Century, by the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ That's got his own ... Mama may have, Papa may have ... But God bless the child that's got his own

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