Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 To Love Somebody
4 2:43
2 Angel of the Morning
4 3:32
3 I Put a Spell on You
5 2:35
4 My Baby Just Cares for Me
3:37
5 Love Me or Leave Me
5 3:23
6 Mood Indigo
4:03
7 Don’t Smoke in Bed
3:13
8 I Like the Sunrise
3:02
9 Little Girl Blue
4:19
10 He Needs Me
2:30
11 Solitude
3:48
12 Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
3 2:53
13 Hey, Buddy Bolden
2:29
14 Something to Live For
2:57
15 The Gal From Joe’s
2:10
16 You Better Know It
2:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (tracks 4–7, 9–10)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01-15) (track 3)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (tracks 4–7, 9–10)
Don Alias (1967) (track 1)
guitar:
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01-15) (track 3)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (tracks 4–7, 9–10)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (tracks 4–7, 9–10)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (track 3)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 1)
arranger:
Hal Mooney (track 3)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (tracks 4–5)
Willard Robison (track 7)
Chip Taylor (track 2)
Arthur Hamilton (track 10)
Billy Strayhorn (track 14)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 6)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 9)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1943) (track 12)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (1965-01-15) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 1)
lyricist:
Willard Robison (track 7)
Chip Taylor (track 2)
Arthur Hamilton (track 10)
Gus Kahn (tracks 4–5)
Billy Strayhorn (track 14)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 6)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 9)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1943) (track 12)
producer:
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 1)
Hal Mooney (track 3)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (tracks 4–7, 9–10)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (track 3)
writer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 13)
Barry Gibb (track 1)
Robin Gibb (track 1)
Billy Strayhorn (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4–5)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 4)
Oriole Music Corp. (track 7)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 12)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 9)
Tobago Music Co. (track 4)
Unichappel Music (track 2)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 6)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 6)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 3)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 3)
remixes:
sampled by:
For You by Serena Ryder (track 3)
cover recording of:
I Put a Spell on You (1965-01-15) (track 3)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 1)
later translated versions:
À vos quinze ans (track 9)
part of:
Jumbo (track 9)
recording of:
Hey, Buddy Bolden (track 13)
Something to Live For (1938 Billy Strayhorn jazz composition) (track 14)
Don’t Smoke in Bed (1957-12) (track 7)
He Needs Me (1957-12) (track 10)
Little Girl Blue (1957-12) (track 9)
Love Me or Leave Me (1957-12) (track 5)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1957-12) (track 6)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 4)
version of:
Concerto for Cootie (track 12)