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Billie 4 Miles: A Kind Of Blue Love

James Maycock, Guardian, The, February 1999

MILES DAVIS CONFESSED twice in his candid autobiography he fancied Billie Holiday. "She had such a sensuous mouth," he remarked, "I thought she was not only beautiful but sexy." Although Billie was 11 years his elder, their opposing public personas actually suggests they were ideally suited as a couple.

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