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All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Nina Simone's singing and piano playing remain timeless beyond fads, trends, and what the mass media deem worthy. This two-CD, 38-track collection including two remixed cuts is a solid representation of what Simone meant to all women who are repressed, confined, suffocated, or mistreated. With expertly expressed ballads, blues, protest, and breakup songs, much of her finest material is here, including some less familiar tunes from her repertoire, à la "Work Song." "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Mississippi Goddam," "I Put a Spell on You," "I Loves You, Porgy," "Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair," "Little Girl Blue," and a few interpretations of poignant Billie ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael G. Nastos
Nina Simone's singing and piano playing remain timeless beyond fads, trends, and what the mass media deem worthy. This two-CD, 38-track collection including two remixed cuts is a solid representation of what Simone meant to all women who are repressed, confined, suffocated, or mistreated. With expertly expressed ballads, blues, protest, and breakup songs, much of her finest material is here, including some less familiar tunes from her repertoire, à la "Work Song." "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Mississippi Goddam," "I Put a Spell on You," "I Loves You, Porgy," "Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair," "Little Girl Blue," and a few interpretations of poignant Billie Holiday numbers are also here, as expected. This is an excellent collection for the novice or fan, and comes easily recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2003
  • Label: Universal Int'l
  • UPC: 602498080870
  • Catalog Number: 9808087
  • Sales rank: 90,510

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Primary Artist
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Nina Simone Composer
Nat Adderley Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Jacques Brel Composer
Andy Badale Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Van McCoy Composer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer
Bennie Benjamin Composer
Barney Bigard Composer
Billie Holiday Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
James Cox Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Composer
Arthur Herzog Jr. Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Horace Ott Composer
Robert Scott Composer
Charles Strouse Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Rudy Stevenson Composer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Willard Robison Composer
Sol Marcus Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Andy Stroud Composer
Richard Ahlert Composer
George Bass Composer
Gloria Caldwell Composer
John Clifford Composer
Traditional Composer
Lewis Allan Composer
Lee Adams Composer
Wade Jr. Brown Composer
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