Nina Simone and Her Friends
|Nina Simone and Her Friends|
|Studio album by Nina Simone|
|Recorded||New York City, 1957|
|Nina Simone chronology|
Nina Simone and Her Friends is an album that contains songs by Jazz singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone (1933-2003). The album was, however, released after Nina Simone left Bethlehem Records and without her knowing. It contains songs that were left over after the recording sessions for her debut album Little Girl Blue (1958), as well as songs by artists Chris Connor and Carmen McRae, four songs each.
Information about songs on this album
- "I Loves You Porgy", the version of this song on "Little Girl Blue" became a Billboard Chart top 20 hit in 1957.
- "African Mailman", an instrumental song.
+ four tracks by Chris Connor
+ four tracks by Carmen McRae (including "Too Much In Love To Care")