Nina Simone Sings the Blues

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Nina Simone Sings the Blues
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Studio album by Nina Simone
Released 1967
Recorded RCA Victor's studio B
Genre Blues, soul, jazz, pop, folk
Label RCA Victor
Producer Danny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
High Priestess of Soul
(1967)High Priestess of Soul1967
Sings the Blues
(1967)
Silk & Soul
(1967)Silk & Soul1967
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz(Highly favorable)[2]
Pop Matters(Favorable)[3]

Sings the Blues is an album by singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. This was Simone's first album for RCA Records after previously recording for Colpix Records and Philips Records. The album was also reissued in 2006 with bonus tracks, and re-packaged in 1991 by RCA/Novus as a 17-track compilation under the title The Blues.

Song information[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Do I Move You?"Nina Simone2:46
2."Day and Night"Rudy Stevenson2:35
3."In the Dark"Lil Green2:57
4."Real Real"Nina Simone2:21
5."My Man's Gone Now"George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward4:16
6."Backlash Blues"Langston Hughes, Nina Simone2:31
7."I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl"Nina Simone2:32
8."Buck"Andy Stroud1:52
9."Since I Fell for You"Buddy Johnson2:52
10."The House of the Rising Sun"Traditional3:53
11."Blues for Mama"Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln4:00

Personnel[edit]

Tracks 1-12

Track 13

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