Silk & Soul

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This article is about the album by Nina Simone. For the album by Brother Jack McDuff, see Silk and Soul.
Silk & Soul
Studio album by Nina Simone
Released October 1967
Recorded RCA Victor's Studio B
Genre R&B, blues, gospel, pop, vocal
Label RCA Victor
Producer Danny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
Sings the Blues
Silk & Soul
'Nuff Said!

Silk & Soul is the thirteenth studio album by American musician Nina Simone released in October 1967 by RCA Victor. It features the cuts "You'll Go To Hell" and a cover of "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free".

Information about songs on this album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It Be's That Way Sometime"   Sam Waymon 2:58
2. "The Look Of Love"   Burt Bacharach, Hal David 2:23
3. "Go To Hell"   Morris Bailey, Jr. 2:49
4. "Love O' Love"   Andy Stroud 5:06
5. "Cherish"   Terry Kirkman 3:22
6. "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free"   Billy Taylor 3:09
7. "Turn Me On"   John D. Loudermilk 2:26
8. "Turning Point"   Martha Holmes 2:01
9. "Some Say"   Charles Reuben 2:10
10. "Consummation"   Nina Simone 4:10


  • Nina Simone - piano, vocals
  • Gene Taylor - bass
  • Sammy Lowe - arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall - engineer