Little Girl Blue

~ Recording by Nina Simone

Annotation

Nina Simone's version of "Little Girl Blue" is a quodlibet, combining the Rodgers and Hart melody and lyrics with the melody of the popular carol "Good King Wenceslas".

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-31 18:19 UTC.

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) BCPS-6028
1.11 Little Girl Blue 4:20 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone East West France 9031 76791-2
1.11 Little Girl Blue 4:20 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.11 Little Girl Blue ?:?? My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Galaxis (sublabel of ZYX Records for their CD releases) CD 9045
1.14 Little Girl Blue 4:19 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.11 Little Girl Blue 4:20 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Sound Products Holland SPH CD 7003
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:16 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Carrère 8831
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Bethlehem Archives (90s label reissuing the catalog of Bethlehem Records) 30042
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Diamond (Dutch compilation label) 01 7710 61
1.15 Little Girl Blue 4:21 We'll Have Manhattan: The Rogers & Hart Songbook Various Artists Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 314 516 158-2
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:18 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
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:21 Verve Jazz Masters 17 Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
1.14 Little Girl Blue 4:17 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Neon (budget compilation reissues) NE34541
1.10 Little Girl Blue 4:21 After Hours Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 314 526 702-2
4.23 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Mercury Songbook Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 76974 2038 2
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:19 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Intermusic GSS 5120
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Wonderful Music Of... Nina Simone The Wonderful Music Of (WMO) WMO 90301
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 The Great Nina Simone Nina Simone Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 312
1.16 Little Girl Blue 4:17 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone The Entertainers
1.14 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Jazz Ladies: In a Soulful Mood Various Artists Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 381
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:21 Nina Simone's Finest Hour Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 314 543 604-2
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Midnite Jazz & Blues Collection: My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Weton-Wesgram MJB033
1.11 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Nina Simone Nina Simone Weton-Wesgram MJB009
1.23 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Mercury Songbook (disc 4: Just One of Those "live" Things) Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group)
1.10 Little Girl Blue 4:21 By Golly Get Jolly Various Artists Hear Music J107280
4.23 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Mercury Songbook Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group)
2.13 Little Girl Blue 4:20 Gold Nina Simone UCJ (UK label held by "Universal Classics & Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd") 980 808-7
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Essential Album Nina Simone Golden Stars
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:18 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Black Box (Weton-Wesgram's reissue label) BB258
1.14 Little Girl Blue 4:17 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
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:17 The Nina Simone Story Nina Simone Charly Records SNAJ 724 CD
1.7 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Mood Indigo Nina Simone Atom (Subsidiary of Atom Music Limited) ATOM 2009
11.12 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Ultimate Jazz & Blues Various Artists Centurion Jazz IECJ30001
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Trilogy Nina Simone Not Now Music
1.5 Little Girl Blue 4:19 The Solid Gold Collection Nina Simone Union Square Music SGDCD2003
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Fuel 2000 Records 302 061 544 2
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Fuel 2000 Records
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:17 Feel the Groove Nina Simone Vintage Vinyl (UK, distributed by Weton-Wesgram) VV 009
2.7 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Songs to Sing: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Music Club Deluxe MCDLX026
1.5 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Nina Simone Collection Nina Simone Metro Triples (UK triple-disc reissue/compilation imprint, METRTCD cat prefix) METRTCD821
1.1 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Tajnosti Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:18 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Wagram Music (imprint/distributor) 3140202
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Jazz Wax JWR4509
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:22 Trilogy Nina Simone Not Now Music NOT3CD038
1.11 Little Girl Blue 4:17 Jazz for Lovers, Volume 2 Various Artists Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!)
1.6 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Essential Nina Simone Collection Nina Simone METRTN013
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:22 3 Originals Nina Simone DGR CJA2024
1.2 Little Girl Blue 4:19 The Very Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone Disconforme S.L. (Andorra Label)
1.16 Little Girl Blue 4:19 My Best Songs Nina Simone
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:15 Fine and Mellow Nina Simone 7thwonders, Ornithology Rec.
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:16 The Very Best Of Nina Simone Nina Simone Wagram Music (imprint/distributor)
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:22 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Not Now Music NOT2LP156
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:22 Love Me or Leave Me Nina Simone
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:17 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) BCP6028
1.4 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Little Girl Blue Nina Simone Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label)
2.2 Little Girl Blue 4:22 My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone Not Now Music Limited NOT2CD529
1.12 Little Girl Blue 4:21 Nina Simone's Finest Hour Nina Simone Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz)
1.13 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Either Side of Midnight Late Various Artists
2.5 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Mood Indigo Nina Simone Duoline
1.6 Little Girl Blue 4:17 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:22 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Not Now Music NOT2CD309
1.13 Little Girl Blue 4:21 Nina Simone Nina Simone ECD 31.4010
1.13 Little Girl Blue 4:17 Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.5 Little Girl Blue 4:19 The Album Nina Simone
1.6 Little Girl Blue 4:17 The Essential Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.14 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Masters Nina Simone
Promotion
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:15 Mojo Presents: Love Will Tear You Apart Various Artists Mojo Magazine
Bootleg
1.6 Little Girl Blue 4:17 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs)
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Love Me or Leave Me Nina Simone Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) 3356
(unknown)
1.7 Little Girl Blue 4:17 The Essential Nina Simone Nina Simone Metro (UK reissue/compilation imprint, METRCD cat prefix) METRCD010
2.2 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Jazz Masters Various Artists Startel Entertainment
2.12 Little Girl Blue 4:18 The Ultimate Collection Nina Simone Union Square Music
2.5 Little Girl Blue 4:18 Songs to Sing: The Best of Nina Simone Nina Simone
1.2 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Classic Hits Nina Simone Midnight International Records 400110
1.8 Little Girl Blue 4:19 Collection Nina Simone
1.3 Little Girl Blue 4:24 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone
1.9 Little Girl Blue 4:18 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone

Relationships

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

Little Girl Blue

composer: Richard Rodgers (1935)
lyricist: Lorenz Hart (1935)
publisher: Chappell Music Ltd.
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970)
later translated versions: À vos quinze ans
part of: Jumbo