Nina Simone

Essential Original Albums (545502)

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Essential Original Albums

Nina Simone

Masters of Music

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Essential Original Albums

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3-CD SET WITH ESSENTIAL ORIGINAL ALBUMS

DELUXE 5-PANEL DIGIPACK

INCLUDES 20-PAGE BOOKLET

This release presents some of the finest recordings made by the superb Nina Simone in the early years of her long career. It includes some of her best-known hits, such as “My Baby Just Cares For Me”, “I Loves You Porgy”, and “Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair”. All of the tracks contained here are studio recordings or professional live recordings, with excellent sound quality, and showcase Simone at her best both singing and playing the piano.

The six complete albums compiled on this set are: Little Girl Blue (aka My Baby Just Cares for Me, Bethlehem SBCP6028), Nina Simone Sings Ellington! (Colpix SCP425), Nina Simone at Town Hall (Colpix CP409), The Amazing Nina Simone (Colpix CP407), Nina Simone at Newport (Colpix SCP412), and Forbidden Fruit (Colpix SCP419).

PERSONNEL:

NINA SIMONE, vocals & piano on all tracks, plus:

CD 1 [1-11]: LITTLE GIRL BLUE
JIMMY BOND (b), ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH (d). New York, 1957.

CD 1 [12-22]: NINA SIMONE SINGS ELLINGTON!
RALPH BURNS Orchestra. New York, June 1961.

CD 2 [1-11]: NINA SIMONE AT TOWN HALL
JIMMY BOND (b), ALBERT “TOOTIE” HEATH (d).
Town Hall, New York, September 12, 1959.

CD 2 [12-24]: THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE
BOB MERSEY Orchestra. New York, May 1959.

CD 3 [1-7]: NINA SIMONE AT NEWPORT
AL SHACKMAN (g), CHRIS WHITE (b), BOBBY HAMILTON (d).
Newport, Rhode Island, June 30, 1960.

CD 3 [8-17]: FORBIDDEN FRUIT
Same personnel as above. New York, 1960-61.

CD 1: TOTAL TIME: 78:39

01 My Baby Just Cares For Me
02 Mood Indigo
03 Don’t Smoke In Bed
04 He Needs Me
05 Little Girl Blue
06 Love Me Or Leave Me
07 Good Bait
08 Plain Gold Ring
09 You’ll Never Walk Alone
10 I Loves You Porgy
11 Central Park Blues [Instrumental]
12 Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
13 I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)
14 Hey, Buddy Bolden
15 Merry Mending
16 Something To Live For
17 You Better Know It
18 I Like The Sunrise (From The Liberian Suite)
19 Solitude
20 The Gal From Joe’s
21 Satin Doll
22 It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)

CD 2: TOTAL TIME: 79:22

01 Black Is The Color Of My True Love’s Hair
02 Exactly Like You
03 The Other Woman
04 Under The Lowest
05 You Can Have Him
06 Summertime [Instrumental]
07 Summertime
08 Cotton-Eyed Joe
09 Return Home
10 Wild Is The Wind
11 Fine And Mellow
12 Blue Prelude
13 Children Go Where I Send You
14 Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
15 Stompin’ At The Savoy
16 It Might As Well Be Spring
17 You’ve Been Gone Too Long
18 That’s Him Over There
19 Chilly Winds Don’t Blow
20 Theme From “The Middle Of The Night”
21 Can’t Get Out Of This Mood
22 Willow Weep For Me
23 Solitaire
24 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out

CD 3: TOTAL TIME: 78:47

01 Trouble In Mind
02 Porgy
03 Little Liza Jane
04 You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
05 Flo Me La
06 Nina’s Blues
07 In The Evening By The Moonlight
08 Rags And Old Iron
09 No Good Man
10 Gin House Blues
11 I’ll Look Around
12 I Love To Love
13 Work Song
14 Where Can I Go Without You
15 Just Say I Love Him
16 Memphis In June
17 Forbidden Fruit