'Nuff Said!

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’Nuff Said!
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Live album by Nina Simone
Released 1968
Recorded Live at Westbury Music Fair on April 7, 1968
tracks 1, 8 & 11: RCA Studios New York City May 13, 1968
Genre Jazz, blues, folk, pop
Length 33:37
Label RCA Victor
Producer Joe René for Stroud Productions
Nina Simone chronology
Silk & Soul
(1967)
’Nuff Said!
(1968)
Nina Simone and Piano
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

’Nuff Said! is an album by jazz singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. It was recorded (excluding tracks 1, 8, 11) at Westbury Music Fair, April 7, 1968, three days after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. The whole program that night was dedicated in his memory. The album received an Emmy nomination and featured one of Nina’s biggest hits in Europe, “Ain't Got No, I Got Life”.

Information about songs on this album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

(The order of tracks can vary)

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."In the Morning"Barry Gibb2:29
2."Sunday in Savannah"Hugh MacKay3:25
3."Backlash Blues"Langston Hughes, Nina Simone2:48
4."Please Read Me"Robin Gibb, Barry Gibb2:52
5."Gin House Blues"Fletcher Henderson, Henry Troy3:07
6."Why? (The King of Love Is Dead)"Gene Taylor5:44
7."Peace of Mind"Nick Woods2:45
8."Ain't Got No, I Got Life"Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni2:07
9."I Loves You Porgy"George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward3:28
10."Take My Hand, Precious Lord"Thomas A. Dorsey1:52
11."Do What You Gotta Do"Jimmy Webb3:00

Personnel[edit]

  • Nina Simone - vocals, piano
  • Horace Ott - arranger and conductor on "Do What You Gotta Do"
Technical
  • Ed Begley - engineer
  • Ray Hall - engineer on "Do What You Gotta Do"

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Nuff Said! at AllMusic
  2. ^ Dutch Nr. 1 hits 1969
  3. ^ CD sleevenotes to Sings the Blues / Nuff Said, BMG, 2001.
  4. ^ "Credits for The Life of Pablo". Kanye West homepage. Retrieved 2016-02-22.