20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Nina Simone

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The Nina Simone entry in Universal Music's discount-priced best-of series 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection draws nine tracks from Simone's popular Philips Records albums of the mid-'60s, plus two tracks from her live album Let It Be Me, released by Verve Records in 1987. Several of Simone's most frequent concert selections and signature songs are included, among them a live take of "I Loves You Porgy," "Mississippi Goddam," "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," and "The Other Woman." With a running time under 40 minutes and limited to only two of the labels for which Simone recorded, this is hardly a comprehensive compilation of her work. But it is a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The Nina Simone entry in Universal Music's discount-priced best-of series 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection draws nine tracks from Simone's popular Philips Records albums of the mid-'60s, plus two tracks from her live album Let It Be Me, released by Verve Records in 1987. Several of Simone's most frequent concert selections and signature songs are included, among them a live take of "I Loves You Porgy," "Mississippi Goddam," "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," and "The Other Woman." With a running time under 40 minutes and limited to only two of the labels for which Simone recorded, this is hardly a comprehensive compilation of her work. But it is a reasonable sampler at a reasonable price.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/12/2007
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602517348042
  • Catalog Number: 000904702
  • Sales rank: 127,067

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Primary Artist
Horace Ott Conductor
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Nina Simone Arranger, Composer
Bennie Benjamin Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Horace Ott Arranger
Ned Washington Composer
David Kreisberg Producer
Ron Berinstein Producer
Miriam Cutler Producer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Sol Marcus Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
George Bass Composer
Gloria Caldwell Composer
Traditional Composer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
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