Nina Simone Sings the Blues

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Nina Simone Sings the Blues
Studio album by Nina Simone
Released 1967
Recorded RCA Victor's studio B
Genre Vocal
Blues
Soul
Jazz
Pop
Folk
Label RCA Victor
Producer Danny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
High Priestess of Soul
(1967)
Sings the Blues
(1967)
Silk & Soul
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz (Highly favorable)[2]
Pop Matters (Favorable)[3]

Sings the Blues (1967) is an album by singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone (1933-2003). This was Simone's first album for RCA Records after previously recording for Colpix Records and Philips Records. The album was also reissued in 2006 with bonus tracks, and re-packaged in 1991 by RCA/Novus as a 17-track compilation under the title The Blues.

Song information[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Do I Move You?"   Nina Simone 2:46
2. "Day and Night"   Rudy Stevenson 2:35
3. "In the Dark"   Lil Green 2:57
4. "Real Real"   Nina Simone 2:21
5. "My Man's Gone Now"   George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward 4:16
6. "Backlash Blues"   Langston Hughes, Nina Simone 2:31
7. "I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl"   Nina Simone 2:32
8. "Buck"   Andy Stroud 1:52
9. "Since I Fell for You"   Buddy Johnson 2:52
10. "The House of the Rising Sun"   Traditional 3:53
11. "Blues for Mama"   Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln 4:00

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-12

Track 13

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