Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.4 I Loves You, Porgy 4:10 Nina Simone and Her Friends Nina Simone, Carmen McRae & Chris Connor Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label)
1.6 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone East West France 9031 76791-2
1.6 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.6 I Loves You Porgy ?:?? My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Galaxis (sublabel of ZYX Records for their CD releases) CD 9045
1.9 I Loves You, Porgy 4:11 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.6 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Sound Products Holland SPH CD 7003
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Bethlehem Archives (90s label reissuing the catalog of Bethlehem Records) 30042
2.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 28 Great Songs Nina Simone BXCL238
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Neon (budget compilation reissues) NE34541
3.19 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Those Fabulous Ladies of Jazz Various Artists Jazz World JWD 2528
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Intermusic GSS 5120
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Wonderful Music Of... Nina Simone The Wonderful Music Of (WMO) WMO 90301
1.3 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 Blue for You: The Very Best Of Nina Simone Global Television RADCD84
1.6 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.3 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 The Great Nina Simone Nina Simone Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 312
1.12 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Soft Swinging Jazz Hits Various Artists Blue Nite
1.2 I Loves You, Porgy 4:10 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone The Entertainers
1.17 I Loves You Porgy 4:08 The Very Best of Jazz After Dark Various Artists BMG UK & Ireland
1.3 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Jazz Ladies: In a Soulful Mood Various Artists Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 381
1.9 I Loves You Porgy 4:08 Nina’s Back Nina Simone Charly Records CDGR 288
1.3 I Loves You, Porgy 4:10 Bittersweet: The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone BMG Special Products 66748-77010-2, DRC12753
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:09 Midnite Jazz & Blues: I Loves You Porgy Nina Simone Weton-Wesgram MJB034
1.12 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Midnite Jazz & Blues: Midnight Jazz Moods Various Artists Weton-Wesgram MJB038
1.8 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Misunderstood Nina Simone Recall 2cd (Europe's premier 2cd mid-price re-issue label, cat #s SMD CD ###) smdcd278
2.14 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Jazz Station Various Artists Weton-Wesgram KBOX3171, KBOX3171B, KBOX3171C
2.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Memories of Jazz Legends Various Artists
1.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Nina Simone Nina Simone Forever Gold FG108
1.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Soul Nina Simone Suave Records (defunct UK label) 6942 066
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Jazz as Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club Nina Simone Charly Records SNAP 216 CD
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Essential Album Nina Simone Golden Stars
1.1 I Loves You, Porgy 4:10 Anthology Nina Simone BMG Heritage, RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 82876 530152
2.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:09 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Black Box (Weton-Wesgram's reissue label) BB258
1.9 I Loves You Porgy 4:08 Nina’s Back Nina Simone Charly Records SNAP 040 CD
1.8 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Essential Collection Nina Simone Metro Doubles (UK double-disc reissue/compilation imprint, METRDCD cat prefix), Metro Select (sublabel of Union Square Music, METRSL cat prefix) METRDCD513, METRSL001
3.11 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Jazz Station Various Artists Dereks Records Ltd. DIBCD001, DIBCD002, DIBCD003, DIBCD004, DIBCD005
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Mood Indigo Nina Simone Atom (Subsidiary of Atom Music Limited) ATOM 2009
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Trilogy Nina Simone Not Now Music
7.17 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Great Jukebox Favourites Various Artists Prism Leisure (budget UK-based compilation label) PLATCD 1368, PLATCD 1382
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Fuel 2000 Records 302 061 544 2
1.10 I Loves You, Porgy 4:11 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Fuel 2000 Records
1.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 82876805532
2.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Feel the Groove Nina Simone Vintage Vinyl (UK, distributed by Weton-Wesgram) VV 009
1.15 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Songs to Sing: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Music Club Deluxe MCDLX026
1.1 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 The Nina Simone Collection Nina Simone Metro Triples (UK triple-disc reissue/compilation imprint, METRTCD cat prefix) METRTCD821
1.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697034072
1.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697024002
2.8 I Loves You Porgy [From Porgy and Bess] 4:11 The Very Best of Jazz Various Artists Nascente NSCDD2024
1.2 I Loves You, Porgy 4:11 To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story Nina Simone RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 88697 38192 2
1.6 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Wagram Music (imprint/distributor) 3140202
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:13 Trilogy Nina Simone Not Now Music NOT3CD038
1.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Essential Nina Simone Collection Nina Simone METRTN013
1.3 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Disconforme S.L. (Andorra Label)
1.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Fine and Mellow Nina Simone 7thwonders, Ornithology Rec.
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Five Classic Albums Plus Bonus Tracks Nina Simone Real Gone Jazz
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:13 Love Me or Leave Me Nina Simone
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Seven Classic Albums Plus Bonus Tracks Nina Simone Real Gone Jazz RGJCD381
3.5 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Swing This Way Various Artists Go! Entertainment GO3CD7322
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:13 My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone Not Now Music Limited NOT2CD529
1.4 I Loves You, Porgy 4:13 Nina Simone and Her Friends Nina Simone DreamCovers Records 6088
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Nina Simone Mastertakes Nina Simone
1.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 American Songbook (disc 2: Music of George Gershwin) Various Artists
1.1 I Loves You Porgy 4:12 Either Side of Midnight Later Various Artists
1.17 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Joe Strummer's Jukebox Various Artists
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:13 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Not Now Music NOT2CD309
1.11 I Loves You, Porgy 4:14 Nina Simone Nina Simone ECD 31.4010
1.7 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Nina Simone Nina Simone
4.25 I Loves You Porgy 4:09 Sweet Love Various Artists
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Collection Nina Simone Crimson Productions CRIMCD453
1.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:09 The Essential Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.14 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Jazz Station (disc 3) Various Artists
1.8 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Masters Nina Simone
Promotion
1.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 Os Anos de Ouro do Jazz, Volume 2: Audio News Collection Séries Gold Various Artists
(unknown)
1.4 I Loves You Porgy 4:11 The Ladies of Jazz Various Artists
1.18 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Essential Nina Simone Nina Simone Metro (UK reissue/compilation imprint, METRCD cat prefix) METRCD010
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 The Ultimate Collection Nina Simone Union Square Music
1.11 I Loves You Porgy 4:09 Songs to Sing: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.3 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Classic Hits Nina Simone Midnight International Records 400110
5.10 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 Great Ladies of Jazz Various Artists BESTEND, A.E.E.
1.7 I Loves You, Porgy 4:11 Collection Nina Simone
1.2 I Loves You Porgy 4:10 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone

Relationships

recorded in: New York, New York, United States (1957-12)
drums: Albert “Tootie” Heath
bass: Jimmy Bond
piano: Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement)
lead vocals: Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement)
vocals: Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement)
recording of: I Loves You, Porgy (1957-12)

I Loves You, Porgy

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935)
later translated versions: Kumm hoit mi Porgy
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite