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  • Published: New York, NY : RCA/Legacy : Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, p2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Description: 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: CD

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  • 886971100921
  • 00886971100921

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To be free : the Nina Simone story.

by Simone, Nina, 1933-2003.

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Call number: CD Jazz Simone To Oversize

Available Copies: West Adult

Additional Details

Jazz vocals.

Previously released material; includes 8 previously unreleased tracks.

Compact disc; DVD.

Program notes by David Nathan and Ed Ward ([50] p. : ports.) bound in container.

Bonus DVD comprises television documentary "Nina, a historical perspective" (1970), including live concert footage (23 min.).

Mood indigo ; -- I loves you, Porgy ; -- My baby just cares for me ; -- Nobody knows you when you're down and out ; -- You can have him -- Wild is the wind -- Trouble in mind -- When Malindy sings ; -- Swing low sweet chariot -- See-line woman ; -- Pirate Jenny -- Don't let me be misunderstood ; -- I put a spell on you ; -- Ne me quitte pas ; -- Feeling good ; -- Four women ; -- My man's gone now ; -- I wish I knew how it would feel to be free ; -- To love somebody ; -- Sunday in Savannah -- Backlash blues -- Mississippi goddam (live) ; -- In the morning ; -- Ain't got no--I got life -- Do what you gotta do ; -- Seems I'm never tired loving you ; -- Just like Tom Thumb's blues ; -- The times they are a-changin' ; -- Turn! Turn! Turn! (To everything there is a season) ; -- The other woman -- I think it's going to rain today -- Save me -- Revolution -- To be young, gifted, and black ; -- Black is the color of my true love's hair -- Westwind -- Who knows where the time goes -- Suzanne -- No opportunity necessary, no experience needed -- Just like a woman ; -- Here comes the sun ; -- Tanywey -- Funkier than a mosquito's tweeter -- My sweet Lord ; -- Today is a killer -- Poppies ; -- Mr. Bojangles -- I want a little sugar in my bowl -- Nina -- Zungo -- Baltimore ; -- A single woman.

Ain't got no--I got life -- Pirate Jenny -- Don't you pay them no mind -- Milestones -- Go to hell -- Backlash blues -- I wish I knew how it would feel to be free -- Precious Lord.

Nina Simone, vocals, piano ; with assisting musicians.

Community Reviews

5.0

This is an excellent collection of both studio and live recordings. There are some recordings I already had, but the collection itself is top notch. Excellent design on the booklet/case as well.

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