Nina Simone at the Village Gate [Collectables] ()

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Nina Simone at the Village Gate [Collectables] - Nina Simone
Track Listing
  1. Just in Time
  2. He Was Too Good to Me
  3. House of the Rising Sun
  4. Bye Bye Blackbird
  5. Brown Baby
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  1. Just in Time
  2. He Was Too Good to Me
  3. House of the Rising Sun
  4. Bye Bye Blackbird
  5. Brown Baby
  6. Zungo
  7. If He Had Changed My Name
  8. Children Go Where I Send You
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Nina Simone has the rare ability of really being able to dig into material and bring out unexpected meaning in familiar lyrics. On "Just in Time" from this CD reissue, she gives one the impression that if she had not been found "just in time," she would have committed suicide. During "He Was Too Good to Me," Simone sounds absolutely stunned about the end of a love affair. "Brown Baby" is both hopeful and defiant in its call for freedom, while "Zungo" is an African work song. Also from her 1961 trio performance at the ...

Nina Simone at the Village Gate [Collectables] 1993, Collectables

UPC: 090431543825

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