Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall

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Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall
Live album by Nina Simone
Released 1963
Recorded May 12, 1963
Genre Vocal, jazz, blues, folk
Label Colpix
Producer Jack Lewis
Nina Simone chronology
Nina’s Choice
(1963)
Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall
(1963)
Folksy Nina
(1964)

Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall is a 1963 album by jazz singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone (1933–2003).[1] It is a live album recorded at Simone's first solo appearance at Carnegie Hall in New York, on April 12, 1963,[2] and was released on Colpix Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black Swan" (Gian Carlo Menotti)
  2. "Theme from Samson and Delilah" (Victor Young)
  3. "If You Knew" (Nina Simone)
  4. "Theme from Sayonara" (instrumental) (Irving Berlin)
  5. "The Twelfth of Never" (Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster)
  6. "Will I Find My Love Today" (Sean Fogarty, Sidney Shaw)
  7. "The Other Woman/Cotton-Eyed Joe" (Jessie Mae Robinson, Nina Simone/Traditional)

[1]

Complete 2 CD Set:

Disc One:

  1. "Black Swan" (Gian Carlo Menotti)
  2. "Theme from Samson and Delilah" (Victor Young)
  3. "If You Knew" (Nina Simone)
  4. "Theme from Sayonara" (instrumental) (Irving Berlin)
  5. "The Twelfth of Never" (Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster)
  6. "Will I Find My Love Today" (Sean Fogarty, Sidney Shaw)
  7. "The Other Woman/Cotton-Eyed Joe" (Jessie Mae Robinson, Nina Simone/Traditional)

Bonus Track

  1. "If You Knew" (Nina Simone)

Disc Two:

  1. "Silver City Bound" (Alan Lomax, Huddie Ledbetter, John A. Lomax)
  2. "When I Was a Young Girl" (Sebastian "Billy" Mure)
  3. "Eratz Zavat Chalav U'dvash" (Eliahu Gamliel)
  4. "Lass of the Low Country" (Traditional; arranged by Nina Simone)
  5. "The Young Knight" (Charles Kingsley, Joseph Hathaway)
  6. "Vaynikehu" (Gil Aldema)
  7. "Mighty Lak a Rose" (Ethelbert Nevin, Frank Stanton)
  8. "Hush Little Baby" (Traditional)

Bonus Tracks

  1. "Little Liza Jane" (Traditional)
  2. "Will I Find a Resting Place?" (Traditional)
  3. "Blackbird" (Herbert Sacker, Nina Simone)

Personnel[edit]

  • Nina Simone - vocals, piano
  • Alvin Schackman, Phil Orlando - guitar
  • Lisle Atkinson - bass
  • Montego Joe (Roger Sanders) - drums

References[edit]