• nina simone Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Hair (CD, £9.50)

    label: get back

    Live recordings from 1959 of some of her most classic material, recorded while Nina Simone was with the Colpix label, where she had full creative control over her music. Her unique voice and personal strength, both as an African American woman and artist cast a long shadow over the last half of the 20th century and provided inspiration for many artists who have followed in her footsteps. Track listing- 1. Cotton Eyed Joe 2. Porgy 3. Forbidden Fruit 4. Gin House Blues 5. Nina's Blues 6. Summertime 7. Work Song 8.Black Is The Colour Of My True Loves Hair 9. The Other Woman 10. Lil Liza Jane 11. You Can Have Him 12. Exactly Like You 13. Under The Lowest.

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