Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Put a Spell on You
5 2:36
2 Mississippi Goddam
4 4:55
3 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
4 2:48
4 Trouble in Mind
2:42
5 The Laziest Gal in Town
2:18
6 I Love You Porgy
5 2:33
7 Ne me quitte pas
4 3:36
8 Gimme Some
3:01
9 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
4 2:40
10 Strange Fruit
3:29
11 Take Care of Business
2:06
12 Don’t Take All Night
2:52
13 Plain Gold Ring
3:53
14 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
3:11
15 For All We Know
4:01
16 Central Park Blues
3:04

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (tracks 13–15)
New York, New York, United States (1964-06) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01) (tracks 7–8, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01-15) (track 1)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (tracks 14–15)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (tracks 13, 16)
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-04-04) (track 2)
guitar:
Rudy Stevenson (1964-04-04) (track 2)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01) (tracks 7–8, 11)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01-15) (track 1)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (tracks 14–15)
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (tracks 13, 16)
double bass:
Lisle Atkinson (1964-04-04) (track 2)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 14–15)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (tracks 13, 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-04) (track 2)
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) (tracks 7–8, 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (track 1)
arranger:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1, 7)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 2)
Horace Ott (tracks 3, 8, 11)
composer:
Earl Burroughs (track 13)
Jimmy Cox (track 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 2, 2, 16)
George Stone (composer) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Lewis Allan (track 10)
Jacques Brel (track 7)
J. Fred Coots (1934) (track 15)
conductor:
Horace Ott (1964-06) (track 3)
Hal Mooney (1965-01) (track 7)
Horace Ott (1965-01) (tracks 8, 11)
Hal Mooney (1965-01-15) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-04) (track 2)
lyricist:
Jimmy Cox (track 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 2, 2)
George Stone (composer) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Lewis Allan (track 10)
Jacques Brel (track 7)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (1934) (track 15)
orchestra:
Horace Ott's Orchestra (1964-06) (track 3)
producer:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1, 7–11)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 14–15)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 13)
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) (tracks 7–8, 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (track 1)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 3)
Gloria Caldwell (track 3)
Sol Marcus (track 3)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 10)
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 3)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 10)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 1)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 1)
Hank Snow Music (1959-09-21) (track 13)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-04-04) (track 2)
remixes:
sampled by:
DontGetIt by Lil Wayne (track 3)
For You by Serena Ryder (track 1)
Misunderstood by Common (track 3)
cover recording of:
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1965-01) (track 7)
I Put a Spell on You (1965-01-15) (track 1)
Strange Fruit (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 7)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 7)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 7)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 7)
Don’t Leave (track 7)
Ethän lähde pois (track 7)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 7)
If You Go Away (track 7)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 7)
Le Millionnaire (track 9)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 7)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 7)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 7)
No em deixis, no (track 7)
No me dejes no (track 7)
悲しき願い (track 3)
行かないで (track 7)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 3)
live recording of:
Mississippi Goddam (1964-04-04) (track 2)
recording of:
Central Park Blues (track 16)
Mississippi Goddam (track 2)
For All We Know (1934 song) (1957-12) (track 15)
Plain Gold Ring (1957-12) (track 13)
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1964-06) (track 3)
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Francia (edit) (track 7)
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 10)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/524651 [info]