NEW COLLECTION OF COLORED CLASSIC LPs
LIMITED EDITION • 180 GRAM VINYL
EACH LP HAS ITS OWN UNIQUE STICKER!!
This release compiles a collection of rare tracks from the early stages of Nina Simone's career. It is presented here for the first time ever on a single set. Among the treasures are her seldom heard earliest recordings, made in Atlantic City in 1956, as well as four seldom heard singles waxed for Colpix, and various live recordings from the same period. The first five tracks were recorded live at a club somewhere in Atlantic City. These were among the first Nina Simone recordings ever made.
NINA SIMONE, piano & vocals
On all tracks, with:
A1-A5: Unknown drummer on 4-5 only.
Recorded live in Atlantic City,
New Jersey, 1956.
A6-A7 & B1-B2: Orchestra conducted by Stu Phillips.
A6: New York, 1959. Originally issued on the single Colpix 151.
A7: New York, 1959-60. Originally issued on the single Colpix 156.
B1: Same as A7. Originally issued on the single Colpix 158.
B2: New York, September 1961. Originally issued on the single Colpix 614.
B3-B4: Nina Simone unaccompanied piano & vocals.
Live at the Lake Meadows Club, Chicago, 1960.
B5-B6: Nina Simone unaccompanied piano & vocals.
Live at unidentified location, probably New York, early 1960s.
1 I LOVES YOU PORGY
2 SINCE MY LOVER HAS GONE
3 BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE’S HAIR
4 LOVIN’ WOMAN
5 BAUBLES, BANGLES AND BEADS
6 SINCE MY LOVER HAS GONE #2
7 IF ONLY FOR TONIGHT
1 NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT
2 COME ON BACK, JACK
3 I LOVE TO LOVE
4 NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT #2
5 I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL
6 STRANGE FRUIT