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Nina Simone

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special “Singing Broadway” in video

Singing Ladies Special Leonard Cohen

To Celebrate Leonard Cohen who would have turned 85 today, we have selected twelve female vocalists either solists or band singers who cover the most famous Cohen’s songs. They are 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 […]

This week In Soul Artists 32

Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Destiny’s Child, Bobby Womack, Tina Turner, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Stevie Wonder – Part-Time Lover Lifted […]

This week In Singing Ladies 26

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 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Diana Krall – […]

Singing Ladies Special Bob Dylan (encore)

To Celebrate Bob Dylan whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – , we have selected, on top of our initial selection, eleven more female vocalists plus one female duo, who have covered several of the most famous Dylan’s songs. They are Patti Smith, Avril Lavigne, Indigo Girls, Bonnie Raitt, Olivia Newton-John, Nina Simone, […]

This week In Soul Artists 14

Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Richie Havens, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kelis, Chaka Khan, Rufus, Parliament, Prince, Chic, A Tribe Called Quest, Al Green, Lyle Lovett. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 175 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Stevie […]

This week In Singing Ladies 12

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 175 Posts we publish this 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 […]