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Nina Simone - Blackbird: The Colpix Recordings 1959-1963 (Box)
Blackbird: The Colpix Recordings 1959-1963 (Box)
Artist: Nina Simone
Format: CD


Rel. Date: 03/29/2024
UPC: 5013929091832
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1. Blue Prelude
2. Children Go Where I Send You
3. Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
4. Stompin' at the Savoy
5. It Might As Well Be Spring
6. You've Been Gone Too Long
7. That's Him Over There
8. Chilly Winds Don't Blow (2:45)
9. Theme from Middle of the Night
10. Can't Get Out of This Mood
11. Willow Weep for Me
12. Solitaire
13. I Loves You Porgy
14. Falling in Love Again (I Can't Help It)
15. Spring Is Here
16. That's All
17. The Man with a Horn
18. Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair
19. Exactly Like You
20. The Other Woman
21. Under the Lowest
22. You Can Have Him
23. Summertime (Instrumental)
24. Summertime
25. Cotton Eyed Joe
26. Return Home
27. Wild Is the Wind
28. Fine and Mellow
29. Under the Lowest (Single Version)
30. You Can Have Him (Single Version)
31. Trouble in Mind
32. Blues for Porgy
33. Little Liza Jane
34. You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to
35. Flo Me la
36. Nina's Blues
37. In the Evening By the Moonlight Bonus Tracks
38. Since My Love Has Gone (Non-Album Single)
39. If Only for Tonight (Non- Album Single)
40. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (Non-
41. Album Single)
42. Trouble in Mind ((Single Version)
43. In the Evening By the Moonlight (Single Version)
44. Rags and Old Iron
45. No Good Man
46. Gin House Blues
47. I'll Look Around
48. I Love to Love
49. Work Song
50. Where Can I Go Without You
51. Just Say I Love Him
52. Memphis in June
53. Forbidden Fruit Bonus Tracks
54. Gimme a Pigfoot
55. T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness If I Do
56. Try a Little Tenderness
57. Lonesome Valley
58. Everytime We Say Goodbye
59. My Ship
60. Golden Earrings
61. Od Yesh Homa
62. Baubles Bangles and Beads
63. Porgy I Is Your Woman Now
64. Just in Time
65. He Was Too Good to Me
66. House of the Rising Sun
67. Bye Bye Blackbird
68. Brown Baby
69. Zungo
70. If He Changed My Name
71. Children Go Where I Send You
72. Eretz Zavat Chalav U'dvash
73. Vaynikehu
74. Sinner Man
75. You'll Never Walk Alone
76. Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
77. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
78. Hey, Buddy Bolden
79. Merry Mending
80. Something to Live for
81. You Better Know It
82. I Like the Sunrise
83. Solitude
84. The Gal from Joe's
85. Satin Doll
86. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
87. Come on Back Jack (Non-Album Single)
88. I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Non- Album Single)
89. Chain Gang (Work Song)
90. Black Swan (From "The Medium")
91. Theme from Samson and Delilah
92. If You Knew (3:26)
93. Theme from Sayonara
94. The Twelfth of Never
95. Will I Find My Love Today
96. Medley: The Other Woman/Cotton Eyed Joe (7:20)
97. Will I Find a Resting Place
98. Little Liza Jane
99. Silver City Bound
100. When I Was a Young Girl
101. Eretz Zavat Chalav U'dvash
102. Lass of the Low Country
103. The Young Knight
104. Vaynikehu
105. Mighty Lak a Rose
106. Hush Little Baby
107. Work Song
108. Blackbird (Non-Album Single)

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First-ever luxury 8CD box set of expanded editions of the critically-acclaimed and Treasured Albums That The Iconic Nina Simone Recorded For Colpix Records From 1959 To 1963 Which Formed The Very Foundation For The Global Reach She Achieved As Peerless And Influential Artist Over The Decades That Followed. With An Astounding 107 Tracks Covering Over Seven Hours Of Music, The Original Albums 'The Amazing Nina Simone' (1959), 'Nina Simone At Town Hall' (1959), 'Nina At Newport' (1960), 'Forbidden Fruit' (1961), 'Nina At The Village Gate' (1962), 'Nina Simone Sings Ellington' (1962), 'Nina Simone At Carnegie Hall' (1963) And 'Folksy Nina' (Recorded In 1963, Released In 1964), Augmented By 29 Bonus Tracks Consisting Of Single Edits, Non-LP Sides And A Wealth Of Other Material Found In The Colpix Tape Vaults In The Early 2000's. Including the legendary performer's first readings of classics such as 'Wild Is The Wind', 'I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl', 'Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out' and 'Sinner Man' (key cuts that Nina would revisit over later albums after her Colpix tenure ended). Plus an astonishing array of diverse material from torch songs 'You Can Have Him' and 'The Other Woman' to the gospel-flavoured 'Children Go Where I Send You', and a later version of Nina's first US breakthrough 1958 hit 'I Loves You Porgy' along with her indelibly distinctive take on folk songs 'Cotton Eyed Joe', 'Little Liza Jane' and 'Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair'. With stellar remastering from Nick Robbins and exemplary artwork design by Tony Hodsoll, this essential reissue of Nina Simone's eclectic early recordings features a personal essay from Aaron Overfield (her official archivist), commentary by renowned film producer/ storyteller Nia Hill (librettist of the opera 'Nina Simone's Absurde) and extensive notes from historian and SoulMusic Records' reissue producer David Nathan, who founded the first UK Appreciation Society for Nina Simone in 1965.

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