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Lara Downes download promo@radio to honor Billie Holiday's 100th birthday

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When classical pianist Lara Downes was 8 years old, she wrote in her diary that her favorite song was 'I Cover the Waterfront' by Billie Holiday. Now, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American music icon's birth, Lara Downes has recorded and released -  A Billie Holiday Songbook(Steinway & Sons Records). This deeply personal tribute to Lady Day conveys a radiant sensitivity and timeless intimacy in these legendary interpretations. The response at radio has been nothing short of remarkable, and to celebrate Holiday's April 7th birthday, stations offered their listeners and followers free track downloads from the album via twitter.