Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 My Baby Just Cares for Me
3:39
2 Feeling Good
3.5 2:55
3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
4 2:45
4 Ain’t Got No, I Got Life
5 2:16
5 To Love Somebody
4 2:43
6 Love Me or Leave Me
4:07
7 Don’t Smoke in Bed
5:24
8 I Put a Spell on You
5 2:38
9 Here Comes the Sun
5 3:37
10 Work Song
4 3:07
11 Ne me quitte pas (If You Go Away)
4 3:37
12 I’m Going Back Home
2:51
13 Strange Fruit
3:32
14 Mississippi Goddam
4:47
15 Mood Indigo
4 2:28
16 Sinnerman
5 10:20
17 Don’t Explain
4:22
18 The Other Woman
3:04
19 I Loves You Porgy
5 2:30
20 I’m Gonna Leave You
2:17

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1964-06) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01) (track 11)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01-15) (tracks 2, 8)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 1)
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-03-21) (track 7)
Don Alias (1967) (track 5)
guitar:
Rudy Stevenson (1964-03-21) (track 7)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01) (track 11)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01-15) (tracks 2, 8)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 1)
double bass:
Lisle Atkinson (1964-03-21) (track 7)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 7)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (track 3)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01) (track 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 2, 8)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 5)
arranger:
Hal Mooney (tracks 2, 8, 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 7, 17)
Horace Ott (track 3)
composer:
Nat Adderley (track 10)
Lewis Allan (track 13)
Jacques Brel (track 11)
Walter Donaldson (tracks 1, 6)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 9)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 4)
Willard Robison (tracks 7, 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 15)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 15)
conductor:
Horace Ott (1964-06) (track 3)
Hal Mooney (1965-01) (track 11)
Hal Mooney (1965-01-15) (tracks 2, 8)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 4, 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 7)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 5)
lyricist:
Lewis Allan (track 13)
Jacques Brel (track 11)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 9)
Willard Robison (tracks 7, 7)
Oscar Brown Jr. (track 10)
Gus Kahn (tracks 1, 6)
James Rado (track 4)
Gerome Ragni (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 15)
orchestra:
Horace Ott's Orchestra (1964-06) (track 3)
producer:
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 5)
Hal Mooney (tracks 2, 8, 11, 13, 16)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (track 3)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01) (track 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 2, 8)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 3)
Leslie Bricusse (track 2)
Gloria Caldwell (track 3)
Barry Gibb (track 5)
Robin Gibb (track 5)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 17)
Billie Holiday (track 17)
Sol Marcus (track 3)
Anthony Newley (track 2)
Jessie Mae Robinson (track 18)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 18)
Rudy Stevenson (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 5)
Basart Editions (track 13)
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 3)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 13)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 1)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 9)
Oriole Music Corp. (tracks 7, 7)
Tobago Music Co. (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 15)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 8)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 8)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-03-21) (track 7)
remixes:
sampled by:
"A Oração do Amor" by Iras (track 2)
DontGetIt by Lil Wayne (track 3)
For You by Serena Ryder (track 8)
Get By by Talib Kweli (track 16)
How I Feel by Wax Tailor (track 2)
Misunderstood by Common (track 3)
New Day by Jay-Z & Kanye West (track 2)
Oh Timbaland by Timbaland (track 16)
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 9)
Work Song (lyrics added by Oscar Brown Jr.) (track 10)
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1965-01) (track 11)
Feeling Good (1965-01-15) (track 2)
I Put a Spell on You (1965-01-15) (track 8)
Strange Fruit (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 13)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 11)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 11)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 11)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 11)
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 9)
Don’t Leave (track 11)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 9)
Em sento bé (track 2)
Ethän lähde pois (track 11)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 11)
If You Go Away (track 11)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 11)
Laat me niet alleen (track 11)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 9)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 11)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 11)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 11)
No em deixis, no (track 11)
No me dejes no (track 11)
Não me deixes mais (track 11)
Tyst nu (track 17)
悲しき願い (track 3)
行かないで (track 11)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 3)
live recording of:
Don’t Smoke in Bed (1964-03-21) (track 7)
part of:
recording of:
Don’t Explain (track 17)
I'm Going Back Home (track 12)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 15)
The Other Woman (track 18)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 1)
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1964-06) (track 3)
Sinnerman (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 9)
Francia (edit) (track 11)
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 13)
Work Song (original instrumental) (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B000026LUP [info]