Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 To Be Young, Gifted and Black
4 2:49
2 I Loves You Porgy
3:38
3 In the Morning
2:43
4 I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today
3:21
5 Angel of the Morning
4 3:34
6 Go to Hell
2:51
7 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
3:11
8 Suzanne
5:13
9 The Backlash Blues
4 2:29
10 Cherish
3:23
11 Revolution, Parts 1 & 2
5:04
12 Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
4:49
13 Sunday in Savannah
3:17
14 I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)
4:55
15 Everyone’s Gone to the Moon
3:06
16 The Gin House Blues
3:11
17 Blues for Mama
4 3:58
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Here Comes the Sun
5 3:36
2 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
5 2:34
3 I Can’t See Nobody
3:07
4 Just Like a Woman
4:53
5 Nobody’s Fault but Mine
3:01
6 I Shall Be Released
4:01
7 Do What You Gotta Do
3:40
8 My Man’s Gone Now
4:15
9 Turning Point
2:01
10 It Be’s That Way Sometimes
2:56
11 Please Read Me
2:48
12 Day and Night
2:32
13 Do I Move You
5 2:45
14 Since I Fell for You
4 2:49
15 Mississippi Goddam
5:34
16 My Sweet Lord
4:36
17 Mr. Bojangles
5:05
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 To Love Somebody
4 2:41
2 Seems I’m Never Tired of Loving You
3:01
3 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
3:38
4 Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair
3:03
5 Ooh Child
3:16
6 The Pusher
4:48
7 Ain’t Got No, I Got Life
5 2:11
8 The House of the Rising Sun
3:53
9 The Times They Are A-Changin’
5:58
10 Turn Me On
2:27
11 New World Coming
4:52
12 The Look of Love
2:24
13 Save Me
3:25
14 The Desperate Ones
4:41
15 My Baby Just Cares for Me (live)
4:29
16 My Way
5:09

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Leonard Cohen (track 8)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 1)
Chip Taylor (track 5)
Randy Newman (track 4)
Hoagy Carmichael (1939) (track 14)
Jonathan King (1965) (tracks 15, 15)
lyricist:
Chip Taylor (track 5)
Weldon Irvine (track 1)
Randy Newman (track 4)
Jane Brown Thompson (track 14)
Jonathan King (1965) (tracks 15, 15)
Leonard Cohen (1966) (track 8)
writer:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 6)
Langston Hughes (track 9)
Terry Kirkman (track 10)
Abbey Lincoln (track 17)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 9, 17)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Unichappel Music (track 5)
cover recording of:
Cherish (The Association song) (track 10)
Suzanne (track 8)
later translated versions:
Susan (Danish lyrics) (track 8)
Suzanne (Finnish lyrics) (track 8)
Suzanne (french lyrics) (track 8)
Suzanne (Dutch lyrics) (track 8)
Suzanne (Italian translation of the Leonard Cohen song) (track 8)
recording of:
Backlash Blues (track 9)
Blues for Mama (track 17)
Go to Hell (track 6)
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1969-08) (track 1)

CD 2

piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 3)
arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 2)
composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1, 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 17)
Bob Dylan (1966-02 – 1966-03) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 3)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1, 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 17)
Bob Dylan (1966-02 – 1966-03) (track 4)
writer:
Barry Gibb (tracks 3, 11)
Robin Gibb (tracks 3, 11)
Dally Small (track 2)
Jimmy Webb (track 7)
Clarence Williams (track 2)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 7)
publisher:
Harrisongs Ltd. (tracks 1, 16)
M. Witmark & Sons (track 4)
Dwarf Music (1966 –) (track 4)
sampled by:
50 Bars by 50 Cent (track 3)
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 1)
I Can't See Nobody (track 3)
Just Like a Woman (track 4)
Mr. Bojangles (track 17)
My Sweet Lord (track 16)
Please Read Me (track 11)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Comme une femme (track 4)
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 1)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 1)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 1)
recording of:
Do I Move You? (track 13)
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 1, 16)
version of:
He’s So Fine (track 16)
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (track 2)

CD 3

electric bass guitar:
Gene A Perla (tracks 3, 9)
drums:
Don Alias (tracks 3, 9)
Don Alias (1967) (track 1)
organ:
Weldon Irvine (tracks 3, 9)
guitar:
Al Schackman (tracks 3, 9)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 3, 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 1)
background vocals:
Virdia Crawford (tracks 3, 9)
Doris Willingham (tracks 3, 9)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 12)
Walter Donaldson (track 15)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 7)
Stan Vincent (1960s/70s pop songwriter) (track 5)
John D. Loudermilk (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Pete Seeger (1959) (track 3)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 3, 7, 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 1)
lyricist:
Stan Vincent (1960s/70s pop songwriter) (track 5)
Hal David (track 12)
Gus Kahn (track 15)
John D. Loudermilk (track 10)
James Rado (track 7)
Gerome Ragni (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3–4)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 9)
producer:
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 1)
writer:
Barry Gibb (track 1)
Robin Gibb (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 1)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 15)
Tobago Music Co. (track 15)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 9)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 9)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3103) (track 4)
arrangements:
Black Is the Color (track 4)
Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair (Arranged by Nina Simone) (track 4)
cover recording of:
O‐o‐h Child (track 5)
The Look of Love (track 12)
Turn Me On (track 10)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Just nu, just här (track 12)
Les temps changent (track 9)
The Times, They Are A‐Changin’ (English / Irish) (track 9)
Časy se mění (track 9)
later versions:
Earth Change (track 9)
live cover recording of:
live recording of:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000A1G9FE [info]