Nina Simone

My Baby Just Cares for Me (131509)

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1957

My Baby Just Cares for Me

Nina Simone

Phoenix

8436539310099

PHX 125273

131509

JAZZ

1

My Baby Just Cares for Me

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CD 7,43 €

SELECTED AS ONE OF THE 100 BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF ALL TIME

Nina Simone's complete studio debut recording! Contained is the complete original album LITTLE GIRL BLUE (Bethlehem BCP6028), as well al all other songs recorded during that session and excluded from the LP. As a bonus, an extended version of the classic "My Baby Just Cares for Me"

This outstanding release features Nina Simone’s complete New York, 1957 trio session with Jimmy Bond on bass, Albert “Tootie” Heath on drums and Simone accompanying herself on piano. Of the 82 studio sessions and live performances that make up Simone’s discography, this date marks her very first recording. To say that her studio debut was a success would be a terrible understatement. At 25-years old, Simone’s performance boasted all the passion and ebullience of youth, and all the skill and grace of a seasoned veteran. There are many who consider this session Simone’s finest recording.

Personnel:

NINA SIMONE, vocal, piano
JIMMY BOND, bass
ALBERT "TOOTIE" HEATH, drums

Recorded in New York, 1957

Tracks:

01. MOOD INDIGO 4:01 (Mills-Ellington-Bigard)
02. DON’T SMOKE IN BED 3:13 (W. Robinson)
03. HE NEEDS ME 2:30 (Hamilton)
04. LITTLE GIRL BLUE 4:19 (Rodgers-Hart)
05. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME 3:22 (Kahn-Donaldson)
06. MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME 3:38 (Kahn-Donaldson)
07. GOOD BAIT 5:28 (Dameron-Basie)
08. PLAIN GOLD RING 3:53 (Stone)
09. YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE 3:49 (Rodgers-Hammerstein)
10. I LOVES YOU PORGY 4:11 (G. & I. Gershwin)
11. CENTRAL PARK BLUES 6:51 (N. Simone)
12. HE’S GOT THE WORLD IN HIS HANDS 3:11 (N. Simone-Traditional)
13. FOR ALL WE KNOW 4:02 (Coots-Lewis)
14. AFRICAN MAILMAN 3:14 (N. Simone)
15. MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME (Alt. Take) 5:20 (Kahn-Donaldson)

Total Time: 61:12