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Nina Simone - Nina Simone And Her Friends - Vinyl LP Record - Bondi Records

Nina Simone - Nina Simone And Her Friends - Vinyl LP Record

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Originally released by Bethlehem Records in 1959, Nina Simone and Her Friends was a compilation album comprised of the few remaining, unreleased tracks from the Little Girl Blue recording session plus songs recorded by two other former Bethlehem artists, the powerhouse jazz vocalist Carmen McRae and the elegant song stylist Chris Connor.

As Daphne Brooks explains in the release’s brand new essay, "Bethlehem clustered their work—tracks that had previously appeared on the label’s Girlfriends compilation—together with the younger, upstart Simone’s and essentially offered up a collection of songs that span a range of genres—folk, jazz, pop song staples, and torch song laments, plus a couple of provocative original compositions by McRae and Simone.

Each track is a reminder of the clear-eyed independence, verve, and confidence of three artists whose music, taken together, brims with the majesty and the assured talents of the late 1950s women artists who led with conviction and invention as musicians and song interpreters."

Featuring a brand new stereo mix by four-time Grammy winner Michael Graves. Includes a new essay by the author of Liner Notes For The Revolution, Daphne A. Brooks.

Track List:

A1. He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
A2. Someone To Watch Over Me
A3. Old Devil Moon
A4. I Love You, Porgy
A5. I Concentrate On YOu
A6. You Made Me Care
B1. For All We Know
B2. From This Moment On
B3. Too Much In Love To Care
B4. African Mailman
B5. All This And Heaven Too
B6. Last Time For Love

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    UK  
Genre:       Jazz
Style:         

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