Nina Simone records ‘Black Gold’ live at Philharmonic Hall in New York (1969)

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.1 . Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (w/ Emil Latimer) 2 . Ain't Got No, I Got Life 3 . Westwind 4 . To Be Young, Gifted And Black Track Listing : 1.Black Is The Color Of My True Love'S Hair (Traditional) - 05:58 . 2.Black Is The Color Of My True…

Philips publish Nina Simone’s sixth album : ‘Wild Is The Wind’ (1966)

Nina Simone's 'Wild Is the Wind' is her sixth studio album produced by Hal Mooney and released on September 16, 1966 by Philips1 . Four Women (Montreux, 1987) 2 . Four Women (The Harlem Cultural Festival, 1969) 3 . Wild Is The Wind 4 . Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (w/ Emil Latimer ) Track Listing : 1.I Love Your Lovin' Ways (Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus) - 02:35 . 2.Four Women (Nina…

Nina Simone records in New-York City ‘Nina Simone at Town Hall,’ her first live album (1959)

'Nina Simone at Town Hall' is her third release and her first live album recorded live at The Town Hall New York City on September 12, 1959 and released the same year by Colpix.Track Listing : 1.Black Is The Color Of My True Love'S Hair (Traditional) - 03:33 . 2.Exactly Like You (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 03:17 . 3.The Other Woman (Jessie Mae Robinson) - 03:00 . 4.Under The Lowest…

Singing Nina Simone

Sandra Nkake, Meshell Ndegeocello, Laura Mvula, Natalie Cole, Crystal Monee Hall, Lianne La Havas, Ria Del Mar, Ester Rada, Lisa Simone, Ahs, Emeli Sande, Brigitte Wickens

We remember Nina Simone. ‘Nina Quitte Pas’

This day ( April 21, 2003), in Carry-le-Rouet (France), died Eunice Kathleen Waymon a.k.a. Nina Simone, an American singer, songwriter and pianistDigest Tracklist : Ne Me Quitte Pas . See Line Woman . A Single Woman (1993) . Fodder In Her Wings (1988) . A Tribute To Billie Holiday (1979) . Voleurs (1977) . Feelings (1976) . Ain'T Got No / I Got Life (1970) . Save Me (1969) . I Wish I Knew (1968)…

Nina Simone records ‘In Concert’ at Carnegie Hall in New York City (1964)

Nina Simone's 'In Concert' is a live album recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York City, on March 21, April 1 & 6 1964 and released the same year by Philips. Track Listing : 1.I Loves You Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 02:30 . 2.Plain Gold Ring (Earl Burroughs) – 06:21 . 3.Pirate Jenny (Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein) – 06:37 . 4.Old Jim Crow (Nina Simone,…

Bethlehem Records publish Nina Simone’s debut album : ‘Little Girl Blue’ a.k.a. ‘Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club’ (1959)

Nina Simone's 'Little Girl Blue' a.k.a. 'Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club' is her debut album released in February 1959 by Bethlehem RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) - 04:02 . 2.Don'T Smoke In Bed (Willard Robison) - 03:11 . 3.He Needs Me (Arthur Hamilton) - 02:30 . 4.Little Girl Blue (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:18 . 5.Love…

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 CTITrack 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) - 03:41 . 6.Rich Girl (Daryl Hall) - 03:11 . 7.That'S All I Want From You…

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.

Nina Simone records ‘Sings the Blues,’ her first album for RCA Victor (1966)

Nina Simone's 'Sings the Blues' is an album recorded on December 19, 1966 and released in 1967 By RCA VictorTrack Listing : 1.Do I Move You? (Nina Simone) - 02:46 . 2.Day And Night (Rudy Stevenson) - 02:35 . 3.In The Dark (Lil Green) - 02:57 . 4.Real Real (Nina Simone) - 02:21 . 5.My Man'S Gone Now (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 04:16 . 6.Backlash Blues (Langston Hughes, Nina Simone) - 02:31…

This week In Soul Artists 43/52

Womack & Womack, Sam & Dave, Al Green, Bootsy Collins, Beyoncé, George Benson & Al Jarreau, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Prince, James Brown, Nina Simone, The Supremes

Singing (Ladies only) Leonard Cohen

Nina Simone, Russian Red, Esther Ofarim, Judy Collins, Hannah Trigwell, Lana Del Rey, Madeleine Peyroux, Lhasa de Sela, Naomi Hamilton, Beth Orton, Concrete Blonde, Emily Rose

This week In Soul Artists 37/52

Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Destiny's Child, Bobby Womack, Tina Turner, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie

This week In Soul Artists 31/52

Chic, Stevie Wonder, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Imany, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Nneka, Earth, Wind, Fire, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, George Duke

This week In Singing Ladies 27/52

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

Singing (Ladies only) Bob Dylan (encore)

Patti Smith, Avril Lavigne, Indigo Girls, Bonnie Raitt, Olivia Newton-John, Nina Simone, Barb Jungr, Amy Helm, Friends, Norah Jones, Stevie Ann, Katie Melua, Gabrielle Aplin

This week In Soul Artists 16/52

Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Richie Havens, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kelis, Earth Wind, Fire, Parliament, Prince, Chic, A Tribe Called Quest, Al Green, Lyle Lovett

This week In Singing Ladies 16/52

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, Judy Garland, Nina Simone, Laura Mvula, ABBA, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, Madonna, Pj Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Patti Smith

This week In Soul Artists 51/52

James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Betty Wright, Nina Simone, Carla Thomas, Nat King Cole, The Jackson 5, El DeBarge, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Syreeta, Alicia Keys

Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella publish Kanye West’s fourth album : ‘808s and Heartbreak’ (2008)

Kanye West's '808s & Heartbreak' is his fourth studio album featuring Kid Cudi and Lil Wayne among other guests and released on November 24, 2008 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella1 . Say You Will (Sunday Service) 2 . Say You Will (Coachella, 2011) 3 . Welcome To Heartbreak (w/ Kid Cudi) 4 . Heartless ("VH1 Storytellers") 5 . Amazing (w/ Young Jeezy) 6 . Love Lockdown 7 . Love Lockdown 8 . Paranoid…

Donny Hathaway releases his debut album : ‘Everything Is Everything’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (1970)

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 Charles) - 03:51 . 4.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 03:38 .…

Roberta Flack releases her debut album : ‘First Take’ featuring ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ (1969)

Roberta Flack's 'First Take' feat. 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' is her debut album produced By Joel Dorn and released on June 20, 1969 by Atlantic.1 . The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Track Listing : 1.Compared To What (Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:16 . 2.Angelitos Negros (Andrés Eloy Blanco, Manuel Alvarez Maciste) - 06:56 . 3.Our Ages Or Our Hearts (Robert Ayers, Donny Hathaway) - 06:09 .…

Kanye West release ‘Yeezus’ his sixth album featuring ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Bound 2’ (2013)

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' is his sixth studio album featuring 'Black Skinhead' and 'Bound 2' and released on June 18, 2013 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella Records. 1 . BLKKK SKKKN HEAD 2 . Black Skinhead (on SNL) 3 . Kanye Explaining "I Am A God" from Yeezus 4 . New Slaves (on SNL) 5 . New Slaves (w/ Charlie Wilson, Later Archive) 6 . Flashing Lights (w/ Dwele) 7 . Blood On The Leaves (Later... with Jools…

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa release ‘Seesaw,’ their second collaboration album (2013)

'Seesaw' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their second collaboration album containing 11 cover versions of Beth's favorite songs and released on May 20, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:32 . 2.Close To My Fire (Peter Hoppe, Stephanie Popp) - 05:14 . 3.Nutbush City Limits (Tina Turner) - 03:36 . 4.I Love You More Than You'Ll…

Verve publish Melody Gardot’s second album : ‘My One and Only Thrill’ (2009)

Melody Gardot's 'My One and Only Thrill' is her second studio album produced by Larry Klein and released on April 28, 2009 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Baby I'M A Fool (Melody Gardot) - 03:30 . 2.If The Stars Were Mine (Melody Gardot) - 02:48 . 3.Who Will Comfort Me (Melody Gardot) - 04:56 . 4.Your Heart Is As Black As Night (Melody Gardot) - 02:42 . 5.Lover Undercover (Melody Gardot) - 04:24 .…

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated . w/ George Adams Quartet - Song From The Old Country (1987) . w/ George Adams - City Gates (1984) . Interviewed by Ramsey Lewis + Ode to life . w/ George…

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’ recorded with african musicians (2007)

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 Ever Go Away (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:39 . 5.Long Time Ago (Dee Dee…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel Young) - 05:21 . 2.Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1 (Pastor T.L. Barrett, Chancelor…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

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 . 3.Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin) - 03:15 . 4.Young, Gifted And Black (Nina Simone) - 03:34 . 5.All…

This week In Singing Ladies 01/52

Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Céline Dion, Peggy Lee, Tori Amos, Regina Spektor, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Beth Gibbons, Eva Cassidy, Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Nina Simone . My Father Lifted from : Nina Simone records 'Baltimore,' an album for CTI…

Covers By Patti Smith

Patti Smith, whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has covered quite . few songs while singing on the whole world stages. Some songs have landed on her albums, some not. We have selected twelve of them. They are . Don`t Smoke In Bed (Nina Simone), Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix), . Holy Night, Perfect Day (Lou Reed), Play With Fire (The Rolling Stones), . Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan),…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.1 . Enough Cryin (w/ Brook Lynn, Official Video) 2 . Enough Cryin' (Live) 3 . Be Without You (Official Video) 4 . Take Me As I Am (Official Video) 5 . Take Me As I Am (Live) 6 . Baggage (Live) 7 . Can't Hide From Luv (w/ JayZ(, "Sessions @ AOL) ) 8 . One (w/ U2, Official Video) Track…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy (From "Summer Stock") - 02:41 . 3.Tony Bennett & Buddy Rich / Manhattan (From "The Garrick Gaieties") - 03:47 . 4.Sarah Brightman / Somewhere (From "West…