Who Sang You Don't Know What Love Is? Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Lady in Satin cover art

Some other versions of "You Don't Know What Love Is"
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Don Raye, Gene De Paul
release date: 1958-6
genres: Jazz
styles: Big Band
length: 3:48
piano: Mal Waldron
guitar: Barry Galbraith
bass: Milt Hinton
trombone: Jack Green, J.J. Johnson and Urbie Green
conductor: Ray Ellis
orchestra: Ray Ellis and His Orchestra
drums (drum set): Osie Johnson
lead vocals: Billie Holiday
background vocals: Miriam Workman and Elise Bretton
bass trombone: Tom Mitchell
cello: David Soyer and Maurice Brown
flute: Romeo Penque, Thomas Parshley, Phil Bodner and Danny Bank
harp: Janet Putman
trumpet: Billy Butterfield and Bernie Glow
viola: Sidney Brecher and Richard Dickler
violin: Sam Rand, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Emanuel Green, George Ockner, Harry Hoffman, Harry Katzman and Harry Melnikoff
solo trumpet: Mel Davis
You don't know what love is
Until you've learned the meaning of the blues
Until you've loved a love you've had to lose
You don't know what love is

You don't know how lips hurt
Until you've kissed and had to pay the cost
Until you've flipped your heart and you have lost
You don't know what love is

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I'm a Fool to Want You
  • 2 For Heaven's Sake
  • 3 You Don't Know What Love Is
  • 4 I Get Along Without You Very Well
  • 5 For All We Know
  • 6 Violets for Your Furs
  • 7 You've Changed
  • 8 It's Easy to Remember
  • 9 But Beautiful
  • 10 Glad to Be Unhappy
  • 11 I'll Be Around

  • Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin