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An Eclectic Collection

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All Music Guide - Wade Kergan
Essentially a Nina Simone Colpix box set, the six-CD Eclectic Collection contains all ten albums that the singer released for the label in the late '50s and early '60s. Most of the discs contain two albums each and are presented as follows: Amazing Nina Simone/Nina Simone at Town Hall, Folksy Nina/Nina With Strings, Forbidden Fruit/Nina Simone at Newport, Sings Duke Ellington/At Carnegie Hall, Nina Simone at the Village Gate, and Nina's Choice. Each of the CDs in the Eclectic Collection box has also been issued individually.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Wade Kergan
Essentially a Nina Simone Colpix box set, the six-CD Eclectic Collection contains all ten albums that the singer released for the label in the late '50s and early '60s. Most of the discs contain two albums each and are presented as follows: Amazing Nina Simone/Nina Simone at Town Hall, Folksy Nina/Nina With Strings, Forbidden Fruit/Nina Simone at Newport, Sings Duke Ellington/At Carnegie Hall, Nina Simone at the Village Gate, and Nina's Choice. Each of the CDs in the Eclectic Collection box has also been issued individually.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/18/2003
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431023426
  • Catalog Number: 234

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Just in Time... (6:36)
  2. 2 He Was Too Good to Me (4:53)
  3. 3 House of the Rising Sun (4:38)
  4. 4 Bye Bye Blackbird (8:22)
  5. 5 Brown Baby (5:53)
  6. 6 Zungo (3:00)
  7. 7 If He Had Changed My Name (4:00)
  8. 8 Children Go Where I Send You (7:47)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Blue Prelude (3:22)
  2. 2 Children Go Where I Send You (2:52)
  3. 3 Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More) (3:02)
  4. 4 Stompin' at the Savoy (2:11)
  5. 5 It Might as Well Be Spring (3:56)
  6. 6 You've Been Gone Too Long (2:13)
  7. 7 That's Him Over There (2:31)
  8. 8 Chilly Winds Don't Blow (2:43)
  9. 9 Theme from "Middle of the Night" (2:30)
  10. 10 Can't Get Out of This Mood (2:33)
  11. 11 Willow Weep for Me (3:14)
  12. 12 Solitaire (3:28)
  13. 13 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (3:32)
  14. 14 Exactly Like You (3:14)
  15. 15 The Other Woman (3:01)
  16. 16 Under the Lowest (5:32)
  17. 17 I Don't Want Him (Anymore) (5:49)
  18. 18 Summertime (2:54)
  19. 19 Summertime (2:43)
  20. 20 Cottom Eyed Joe (2:53)
  21. 21 Return Home (5:28)
  22. 22 Wild Is the Wind (3:29)
  23. 23 Fine and Mellow (3:31)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Rags and Old Iron (4:08)
  2. 2 No Good Man (3:39)
  3. 3 Gin House Blues (3:06)
  4. 4 I'll Look Around (5:08)
  5. 5 I Love to Love (3:27)
  6. 6 Work Song (2:36)
  7. 7 Where Can I Go Without You? (2:51)
  8. 8 Just Say I Love Him (6:39)
  9. 9 Memphis in June (2:39)
  10. 10 Forbidden Fruit (3:50)
  11. 11 Trouble in Mind (5:41)
  12. 12 Porgy (5:10)
  13. 13 Li'l Liza Jane (4:31)
  14. 14 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (5:24)
  15. 15 Flo Me La (7:12)
  16. 16 Nina's Blues (6:10)
  17. 17 In the Evening by the Moonlight (6:09)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Silver City Bound (5:10)
  2. 2 When I Was a Young Girl (5:42)
  3. 3 Erets Zavat Chalav (4:25)
  4. 4 Lass of the Low Country (6:08)
  5. 5 The Young Knight (5:28)
  6. 6 Twelfth of Never (3:27)
  7. 7 Vanetihu (2:22)
  8. 8 You Can Sing a Rainbow (3:05)
  9. 9 Hush Little Baby (4:08)
  10. 10 I Loves You, Porgy (4:03)
  11. 11 Blackbird (2:04)
  12. 12 Falling in Love Again (2:35)
  13. 13 Baubles, Bangels and Beads (2:05)
  14. 14 Spring Is Here (2:38)
  15. 15 That's All (2:23)
  16. 16 Chain Gang (The Work Song) (2:42)
  17. 17 The Man With a Horn (3:14)
  18. 18 Porgy, I Is Your Woman (Bess, You Is My Woman) (3:20)
  19. 19 Gimme a Pigfoot (And a Bottle of Beer) (2:04)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Trouble in Mind (5:41)
  2. 2 Memphis in June (2:39)
  3. 3 Cottom Eyed Joe (2:53)
  4. 4 Work Song (2:36)
  5. 5 Forbidden Fruit (3:50)
  6. 6 Li'l Liza Jane (4:32)
  7. 7 Rags and Old Iron (4:08)
  8. 8 You Can Have Him (6:00)
  9. 9 Just Say I Love Him (6:36)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me (2:50)
  2. 2 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (4:06)
  3. 3 Hey, Buddy Bolden (2:28)
  4. 4 Merry Mending (2:35)
  5. 5 Something to Live For (2:55)
  6. 6 You Better Know It (2:24)
  7. 7 I Like the Sunrise (3:01)
  8. 8 Solitude (3:45)
  9. 9 The Gal from Joe's (2:08)
  10. 10 Satin Doll (3:37)
  11. 11 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (2:33)
  12. 12 Black Swan (6:04)
  13. 13 Theme from "Samson and Delilah" (5:49)
  14. 14 If You Knew (3:28)
  15. 15 Theme from "Sayonara" (3:17)
  16. 16 The Twelfth of Never (3:27)
  17. 17 Will I Find My Love Today (6:44)
  18. 18 The Other Woman/Cotton Eyed Joe (7:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Lead Belly Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Gian Carlo Menotti Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Pete Seeger Composer
Peggy Lee Composer
Nina Simone Arranger, Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Nat Adderley Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Richard Alderson Engineer
Billie Holiday Composer
Manny Curtis Composer
Eddie DeLange Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Fletcher Henderson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Arthur Hamilton Composer
Arthur Herzog Jr. Composer
Hecky Krasnow Composer
Jack Lewis Producer
Michael Olatunji Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Victor Young Composer
David Nathan Liner Notes
George Bassman Composer
Wesley Wilson Composer
Jimmy Dale Composer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Sebastian Mure Composer
Sam Ward Composer
George Forrest Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Sidney Shaw Composer
Lew Spence Composer
Henry Troy Composer
George Cory Composer
Douglass Cross Composer
Jack Val Composer
Traditional Composer
King Guion Composer
Martin Kalmanoff Composer
Carl Nutter Composer
Sean Fogarty Composer
Marilyn Keith Composer
Herbert E Sacker Composer
William Lovelock Composer
Eliahu Gamliel Composer
Renee Borck Composer
Robert Wright Composer
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