Ballads & Blues
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The great Nina Simone’s style encompassed a broad range of musical genres including jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, pop and classical music. This collection compiles some of her best performances of jazz ballads and blues. Among the many highlights are her classic readings of the ballads “I Loves You Porgy,” “Little Girl Blue,” and “Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair,” as well as blues such as “Trouble in Mind,” Billie Holiday’s “Fine and Mellow,” and “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out.” One of Simone’s most outstanding hits, “My Baby Just Cares for Me,” has been added as a bonus