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Nina Simone records ‘Black Gold’ live at Philharmonic Hall in New…

Nina Simone’s ‘Black Gold’ is a live album recorded on October 26, 1969 at Philharmonic Hall, New York and released in 1970 By Rca Victor. Track Listing : 1.Black Is The Color Of My True Love’S Hair (Traditional) – 05:58 . 2.Black Is The Color Of My True Love’S Hair (Traditional) – 04:00 . 3.Ain’T […]

They All Sing Leonard

Famous and not so famous people get together to take on songs written by Leonard Cohen whose birthday is today. Nina Simone, Justin Timberlake, Madeleine Peyroux, Tom Jones, Lana Del Rey, Glen Hansard, Beck, Nick Cave, Judy Collins,kd lang, Esther Ofarim, Joe Cocker, Michael Bublé, Meshell Ndegeocello, Roberta Flack, Jeff Buckley, Tori Amos, Rufus Wainwright […]

Last week In Singing Ladies 11

Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Nina Simone, Lianne La Havas, Betty Wright, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Rachelle Ferrell, Amy Winehouse, Björk, The Go Go’S, Lauryn Hill. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 242 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Diana Krall – […]

Donny Hathaway releases his debut album : ‘Everything Is Everything’…

Donny Hathaway’s ‘Everything Is Everything’ is his first studio album released on July 1, 1970 by Atco. Track Listing : 1.Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) (Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch) – 03:28 . 2.Je Vous Aime (I Love You) (Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy) – 03:31 . 3.I Believe To My Soul (Ray […]

Last week In Singing Ladies 02

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, Judy Garland, Nina Simone, Laura Mvula, ABBA, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, Madonna, Pj Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Patti Smith. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 163 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Dee Dee Bridgewater – […]

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’…

Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s ‘Red Earth’ is an album (subtitled ‘A Malian Journey’) released on April 17, 2007 by Universal. Track Listing : 1.Afro Blue (Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría) – 05:11 . 2.Bad Spirits (Dee Dee Bridgewater) – 05:49 . 3.Dee Dee (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba Sissoko (Dee Dee Bridgewater) – 02:57 . 4.Mama Don’T […]

Nina Simone starts the recording of her ‘Pastel Blues’ album…

Nina Simone‘s ‘Pastel Blues’ is a studio album recorded on March 21, April 1 & 6 1964 May 19 & 20 1965 and released the same year by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Be My Husband (Andy Stroud) – 03:20 . 2.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmie Cox) – 02:38 . 3.End Of […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I’M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) – 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) – 04:00 […]

Nina Simone records ‘Baltimore,’ an album for CTI (1978)

Nina Simone’s ‘Baltimore’ is an album recorded in January 1978 and released the same year by CTI Track Listing : 1.Baltimore (Randy Newman) – 04:39 . 2.Everything Must Change (Benard Ighner) – 03:58 . 3.The Family (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins) – 04:58 . 4.My Father (Judy Collins) – 04:54 . 5.Music For Lovers (Bart Howard) […]

Nina Simone sings in Zürich (1986)

December 21, 1986 – Nina Simone performs at the Kongresshaus in Zürich. We heard that one of her songs has been picked up in England by Chanel No 5 for a TV commercial but nothing is confirmed yet.