Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:42 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Philips PHS 600-148
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:42 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Philips MONO 652 063 BL
1.10 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Philips PHS 600-298
1.15 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood Nina Simone
1.3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 I Put a Spell on You Nina Simone Cédé International CD 66067
3.5 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 75 All Time Jazz Sessions Various Artists All-Time Music ATM 402
1.2 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Diamond (Dutch compilation label) 01 7710 61
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) 18190
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 518 190-2
1.2 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 99 02 137
1.19 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 Ne me quitte pas Nina Simone BMG France 74321196582
1.15 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:47 Verve Jazz Masters 17 Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
1.3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 Feeling Good: The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 522 747-2
1.3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Feeling Good: The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!) 5226692
1.11 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Intermusic GSS 5120
1.11 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Wonderful Music Of... Nina Simone The Wonderful Music Of (WMO) WMO 90301
1.7 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 Blue for You: The Very Best Of Nina Simone Global Television RADCD84
1.3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 Feeling Good: The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.16 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:49 Ne me quitte pas Nina Simone PolyGram France, Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 538 848-2
1.12 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) 822 846-2
1.13 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Nina Simone's Finest Hour Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 314 543 604-2
1.1 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Jazz Love Various Artists
1.4 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 Good Year For The Roses - Original Versions Of Songs Covered By Elvis Costello Various Artists Connoisseur Collection COLL 104
1.8 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings Nina Simone Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) 440065021-2
1.16 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 The Diva Series Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
2.2 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:47 Gold Nina Simone UCJ (UK label held by "Universal Classics & Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd") 980 808-7
1.11 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 The Essential Album Nina Simone Golden Stars
1.9 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 Anthology Nina Simone BMG Heritage, RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 82876 530152
1.4 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Gold Nina Simone
1.5 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:47 Nina Simone for Lovers Nina Simone Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) 0602498636183
1.9 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:43 The Definitive Collection Nina Simone
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:49 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 0602498886953
1.6 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:43 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
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) B0006006-02
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Songs to Sing: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Music Club Deluxe MCDLX026
1.6 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:43 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
1.3 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!)
4.24 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 100 Soul Classics Various Artists Universal Music B.V. (not for release label use! NL subsidiary of UMG) 984 616-3
1.6 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:43 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
1.5 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 The Jazz Plays... The Definitive Nina Simone Collection Nina Simone UCJ (UK label held by "Universal Classics & Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd")
1.11 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:46 To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story Nina Simone RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 88697 38192 2
1.7 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 The Essential Nina Simone Nina Simone Legacy (Legacy Recordings), RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 88697 78670 2
1.3 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Coleção Folha grandes vozes, Volume 6: Nina Simone Nina Simone Folha de S. Paulo ISBN 978-85-7949-078-1
1.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Broadway Blues Ballads Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
1.9 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:41 Luther (Soundtrack from the Television Series) Paul Englishby Silva Screen Records (main imprint of Silva Screen Records Ltd.)
1.9 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:41 Luther (Soundtrack from the Television Series) Paul Englishby Silva Screen Records (main imprint of Silva Screen Records Ltd.) SILCD1434
1.9 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:41 Luther: Songs and Score From Series 1, 2 and 3 Paul Englishby Silva Screen Records (main imprint of Silva Screen Records Ltd.) SILCD1434
1.13 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Nina Simone's Finest Hour Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
2.1 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:42 The Philips Years Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 5368511
1.14 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:47 Ladies Sing the Blues Various Artists
1.17 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:48 Rhythm & Blues Originals, Volume I Various Artists
1.13 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Sweet Love Various Artists
3.4 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:47 The Great Ladies of Jazz Various Artists
1.10 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 Voices of Jazz Various Artists Marks and Spencer PLC CMD007
Promotion
1.12 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:45 ΜΕΤΡΟ 14: Το μωρό μου νοιάζεται μόνο για μένα Various Artists FM Records (Greek label) FM 8009
1.2 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 2:44 After Hours: Mellow Jazz Moods Various Artists

Relationships

recorded in: New York, New York, United States (1964-06)
piano: Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06)
arranger: Horace Ott
conductor: Horace Ott (1964-06)
orchestra: Horace Ott's Orchestra (1964-06)
vocals: Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06)
sampled by: DontGetIt by Lil Wayne
Misunderstood by Common
recording of: Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1964-06)

Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

writer: Bennie Benjamin
Gloria Caldwell
Sol Marcus
publisher: Bennie Benjamin Music Inc.
Carlin Music Corporation
Chris-n-Jen Music
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
later translated versions: Et kai ymmärrä minua väärin
悲しき願い
later versions: Misunderstood