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    Billie Holiday Signed Agreement. A single page letter of agreement between Holiday and Columbia Records, dated December 26, 1940, and signed by the Jazz vocalist in black ink. The letter dissolves a prior agreement between the artist and the label in order to execute an updated one. This agreement was written and signed more than a year after Holiday began performing the groundbreaking, controversial "Strange Fruit" -- a song that took her career to the next level -- and just months before she hit it big with her most famous song, "God Bless the Child". The document is in Very Fine condition with mailing creases, and punch holes and tears to to the top edge. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    February, 2009
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