Now, Billie’s a JC Penney Pitchwoman

Billie lends her voice to a commercial launching JC Penney’s new Fair and Square image. Fairness seems to be issue #1 this political season. I couldn’t find the video, but the song is “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm.”

And to think that Billie left Artie Shaw’s band because a cigarette maker threatened to stop sponsoring the band’s radio show’s if its black vocalist continued. The band was prepared to walk, but Billie walked instead. The gig paid well, and she knew the guys needed the money.

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