Let It All Out

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Let It All Out
Studio album by Nina Simone
Released 1966
Recorded New York City, March 21, April 1 and April 6, 1964 (live), on September 30 October 1, 1965, and other dates.
Genre Jazz
Length 37:03
Label Philips
Producer Hal Mooney
Nina Simone chronology
Pastel Blues
(1965)Pastel Blues1965
Let It All Out
Wild Is the Wind
(1966)Wild Is the Wind1966
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media8.5/10[2]

Let It All Out is an album by Jazz singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. Released in 1966, it was her fifth album with Philips Records. Some of the tracks are live recordings, yet it is unclear which.

Information about songs on this album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mood Indigo" (Irving Mills, Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington)
  2. "The Other Woman" (Jessie Mae Robinson)
  3. "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
  4. "Don't Explain" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.)
  5. "Little Girl Blue" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
  6. "Chauffeur" (Andy Stroud)
  7. "For Myself" (Van McCoy)
  8. "The Ballad of Hollis Brown" (Bob Dylan)
  9. "This Year's Kisses" (Irving Berlin)
  10. "Images" (Nina Simone, Waring Cuney)
  11. "Nearer Blessed Lord" (Stroud)


  • Nina Simone - piano, vocals
  • Al Shackman - guitar
  • Rudy Stevenson - guitar, flute
  • Lisle Atkinson - bass
  • Bobby Hamilton - drums
  • Horace Ott - arranger, conductor


Chart 1966 Peak position
Billboard R&B Chart 19[3]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Wallace, Carvell (30 July 2016). "Nina Simone : Let It All Out". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Nina Simone". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-27.