Annotation

disc 3, tracks 2-7, 9-10, 12-14:
live, 1968-04-07: Westbury Music Fair, Westbury, New York, USA

disc 6, tracks 1-9:
live, 1969-10-26: Philharmonic Hall, New York City, New York, USA

disc 6, tracks 10-11:
live, 1969-04: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

disc 8, tracks 1 & 4:
live, 1971-11-18: Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA

disc 9, tracks 2, 4-6, 8-11:
live, 1973-07-28: Philharmonic Hall, New York City, New York, USA

Annotation last modified on 2015-04-14 02:05 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Nina Simone Sings the Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 Do I Move You?
5 2:46
2 Day and Night
2:35
3 In the Dark
4 2:57
4 Real Real
2:22
5 My Man's Gone Now
4:16
6 Backlash Blues
4 2:32
7 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
2:33
8 Buck
1:53
9 Since I Fell for You
4 2:52
10 The House of the Rising Sun
3:54
11 Blues for Mama
4 4:00
12 Do I Move You? (second version)
3 2:20
13 Whatever I Am You Made Me (single)
3:03
CD 2: Silk & Soul
# Title Rating Length
1 It Be's That Way Sometime
2:59
2 The Look of Love
2:25
3 Go to Hell
2:51
4 Love O' Love
5:07
5 Cherish
3:24
6 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
3:11
7 Turn Me On
2:26
8 Turning Point
2:03
9 Some Say
2:12
10 Consummation
4:13
11 Why Must Your Love Well Be So Dry (single)
2:23
12 Save Me (single)
3:22
CD 3: 'Nuff Said!
# Title Rating Length
1 In the Morning
2:28
2 Sunday in Savannah (live)
6:14
3 The Backlash Blues (live)
2:48
4 Please Read Me (live)
2:52
5 Gin House Blues (live)
3:09
6 Why? (The King of Love Is Dead) (live)
12:52
7 Peace of Mind (live)
2:46
8 Ain't Got No - I Got Life
5 2:08
9 I Loves You Porgy (live)
3:28
10 Take My Hand Precious Lord (live)
1:57
11 Do What You Gotta Do
3:05
12 Mississippi Goddam (live)
6:56
13 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (live)
4:55
14 Come Ye (live)
3:49
15 Ain't Got No - I Got Life (single)
2:59
16 Peace of Mind (single)
2:37
CD 4: Nina Simone and Piano!
# Title Rating Length
1 Seems I'm Never Tired of Lovin' You
3:02
2 Nobody's Fault but Mine
3:01
3 I Think It's Going to Rain Today
3:22
4 Everyone's Gone to the Moon
3:08
5 Compensation
1:38
6 Who Am I
4:12
7 Another Spring
2 3:32
8 The Human Touch
2:11
9 I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)
4:49
10 The Desperate Ones
4:44
11 Music for Lovers
4:23
12 In Love in Vain
2:30
13 I'll Look Around
5:12
14 The Man With the Horn
3:42
15 I Think It's Going to Rain Today (live)
4:50
CD 5: To Love Somebody
# Title Rating Length
1 Suzanne
4:20
2 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
3:41
3 Revolution, Part 1
2:53
4 Revolution, Part 2
1:54
5 To Love Somebody
4 2:41
6 I Shall Be Released
3:54
7 I Can't See Nobody
3:09
8 Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
4:49
9 The Times They Are A-Changin'
6:01
10 Suzanne (alternate version)
5:14
11 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) (alternate version)
2:27
12 Revolution
6:30
13 Save Me (live)
3:36
14 The Glory of Love
2:12
15 Cosi Ti Amo (To Love Somebody) (Italian version)
2:33
CD 6: Black Gold
# Title Rating Length
1 Introduction (live)
2:37
2 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (live)
7:26
3 Ain't Got No - I Got Life (live)
5:32
4 Westwind (live)
9:42
5 Who Knows Where the Time Goes (live)
4 8:12
6 The Assignment Sequence (live)
6:26
7 To Be Young, Gifted and Black (live)
10:14
8 Suzanne (live)
5:05
9 No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed (live)
4:52
10 The Other Woman (live)
6:05
11 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) (live)
4:37
12 To Be Young, Gifted and Black (single)
4 2:50
CD 7: Here Comes the Sun
# Title Rating Length
1 Here Comes the Sun
5 3:37
2 Just Like a Woman
4:50
3 O-O-H Child
3:18
4 Mr. Bojangles
5:02
5 New World Coming
4:46
6 Angel of the Morning
4 3:32
7 How Long Must I Wander
6:20
8 My Way
5:15
9 Tanywey
3:29
10 My Father (dialogue)
1:43
11 Jelly Roll
8:14
12 Tell It Like It Is
3:54
13 22nd Century
8:46
14 What Have They Done to My Song, Ma
4:32
CD 8: Emergency Ward!
# Title Rating Length
1 My Sweet Lord / Today Is a Killer (live)
18:37
2 Poppies
4:13
3 Isn't It a Pity
11:16
4 Let It Be Me (live)
5:01
CD 9: It Is Finished
# Title Rating Length
1 The Pusher
5:16
2 Com' by H'Yere Good Lord (live)
5:51
3 Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter
5:20
4 Mr. Bojangles (live)
4:53
5 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (live)
5:56
6 Dambala (live)
6:52
7 Let It Be Me
3:28
8 Obeah Woman (live)
6:26
9 Nina (live)
4:14
10 Zungo (live)
4:20
11 Thandewye (live)
7:21

Credits

CD 1: Nina Simone Sings the Blues

composer:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 4)
lyricist:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 4)
writer:
Langston Hughes (track 6)
Abbey Lincoln (track 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 6, 11)
recording of:
Backlash Blues (track 6)
Blues for Mama (track 11)
Do I Move You? (track 1)
Real Real (track 4)

CD 2: Silk & Soul

composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 2)
lyricist:
Hal David (track 2)
writer:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 3)
Terry Kirkman (track 5)
publisher:
cover recording of:
Cherish (The Association song) (track 5)
The Look of Love (track 2)
later translated versions:
Just nu, just här (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Go to Hell (track 3)

CD 3: 'Nuff Said!

composer:
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 8)
lyricist:
James Rado (track 8)
Gerome Ragni (track 8)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 13)
Gloria Caldwell (track 13)
Barry Gibb (track 4)
Robin Gibb (track 4)
Sol Marcus (track 13)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 11)
Jimmy Webb (track 11)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 13)
later translated versions:
悲しき願い (track 13)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 13)
live cover recording of:
Please Read Me (1968-04-07) (track 4)
recording of:

CD 4: Nina Simone and Piano!

composer:
Randy Newman (track 3)
Jonathan King (1965) (tracks 4, 4)
lyricist:
Randy Newman (track 3)
Jonathan King (1965) (tracks 4, 4)
cover recording of:
recording of:

CD 5: To Love Somebody

electric bass guitar:
Gene A Perla (tracks 2, 9)
drums:
Don Alias (tracks 2, 9)
Don Alias (1967) (track 5)
organ:
Weldon Irvine (tracks 2, 9)
guitar:
Al Schackman (tracks 2, 9)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 2, 7, 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 5)
background vocals:
Virdia Crawford (tracks 2, 9)
Doris Willingham (tracks 2, 9)
composer:
Pete Seeger (1959) (track 2)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 2, 7, 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 5)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 9)
producer:
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 5)
writer:
Barry Gibb (tracks 5, 7)
Robin Gibb (tracks 5, 7)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 9)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 9)
sampled by:
50 Bars by 50 Cent (track 7)
cover recording of:
I Can't See Nobody (track 7)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 5)
later translated versions:
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)

CD 6: Black Gold

composer:
Sandy Denny (track 5)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 7, 12)
lyricist:
Sandy Denny (track 5)
Weldon Irvine (tracks 7, 12)
publisher:
Srawberry Music (track 5)
cover recording of:
recording of:
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1969-08) (track 12)

CD 7: Here Comes the Sun

composer:
Chip Taylor (track 6)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 4)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 1)
Melanie (American singer-songwriter Melanie Safka) (track 14)
Stan Vincent (1960s/70s pop songwriter) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 7)
lyricist:
Chip Taylor (track 6)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 4)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 1)
Melanie (American singer-songwriter Melanie Safka) (track 14)
Stan Vincent (1960s/70s pop songwriter) (track 3)
writer:
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 12)
Lee Diamond (track 12)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 1)
Unichappel Music (track 6)
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 1)
Mr. Bojangles (track 4)
O‐o‐h Child (track 3)
Tell It Like It Is (track 12)
is the basis for:
Ils ont changé ma chanson (French adaptation of "What Have They Done to My Song, Ma?") (track 14)
later translated versions:
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 1)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 1)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 1)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 1)

CD 8: Emergency Ward!

composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 3)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 3)
live cover recording of:
Isn’t It a Pity (track 3)

CD 9: It Is Finished

composer:
Tony McKay (track 6)
lyricist:
Tony McKay (track 6)
live recording of:
Dambala (track 6)

Release

ASIN: US: B005LTDPFW [info]