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.

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 Got No, I Got Life (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 05:28 . 4.Westwind (Caiphus Semenya) – 09:30 . 5.Who Knows Where The Time Goes? (Sandy Denny) – 08:09 . 6.The Assignment Sequence (Jan Hendin) – 06:57 . 7.To Be Young, Gifted And Black (Weldon Irvine, Nina Simone) – 09:34

Musicians : Nina Simone – Piano, Vocals . Emile Latimer) – Vocals On (2)

Production : Produced By Stroud Productions

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Recorded At Philharmonic Hall, New York.

Released 1970 By Rca Victor.

(Source Nina Simone‘s ‘Black Gold’ | The Official Home of Nina Simone – The High Priestess of Soul)


Its a great live recording of nina but as the previous reviewer has noted , its marred by the constant cuts to talking and introductions . The entire recording should be released with the focus on the performance . […]

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Her eclectic style takes us past a number of different music forms; past Soul and Gospel and Folk, Jazz and Broadway; her androgynous and distinctive timbre floats somewhere between melancholy and blissand yet we always feel that Ms Simone is taking us exactly where she wants us to go. […]

Nina Simone‘s ‘Black Gold’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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