Nina Simone at Town Hall

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Nina Simone at Town Hall
Live album by Nina Simone
Released 1959
Recorded live at The Town Hall New York City September 15, 1959
studio tracks recorded the following month
Genre Jazz, blues, folk
Label Colpix
Producer Jack Gold and Bob Blake
Nina Simone chronology
The Amazing Nina Simone
Nina Simone at Town Hall
Nina Simone at Newport
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Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Nina Simone at Town Hall is a 1959 live album by Nina Simone. It was recorded live at The Town Hall, New York, on 15 September 1959 and released as her second album for Colpix Records that same year. Some of the songs were featured in the concert but were re-recorded in a studio for the album.

Information about songs on this album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair" (Traditional)
  2. "Exactly Like You" (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
  3. "The Other Woman" (Jessie Mae Robinson)
  4. "Under the Lowest" (Simone)
  5. "You Can Have Him" (Irving Berlin)
  6. "Summertime (Instr.)" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward)
  7. "Summertime (Vocal)" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward)
  8. "Cotton-Eyed Joe" (Traditional)
  9. "Return Home" (Simone)
  10. "Wild Is the Wind" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington)
  11. "Fine and Mellow" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.)