Nina Simone

You've Got To Learn (602455644633)

New You've Got To Learn View larger

You've Got To Learn

Nina Simone



GEN 174073




CD 14,86 €


The Newport Jazz Festival had always brought the best out in Nina Simone. When she took to that famous stage on July 2, 1966, the audience was treated to the full range of her artistry—from the opener, a breathtaking version of “You’ve Got To Learn” to an electrifying performance of her signature protest anthem “Mississippi Goddam”.

Unwilling to let her leave the stage, and after sustained applause, her fans were rewarded with the show-stopping encore, “Music For Lovers”. This previously-unknown and unreleased recording showcasing Nina’s exceptional performance makes it clear why hearing Nina Simone in concert was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Liner notes are by Shana L. Redmond, scholar and author.

Newport Jazz Festival, July 2, 1966


  • 01. You’ve Got To Learn
  • 02. I Loves You Porgy
  • 03. Introduction to Blues For Mama
  • 04. Blues For Mama
  • 05. Be My Husband
  • 06. Mississippi Goddam
  • 07. Music For Lovers