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  • Jonathan
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    Nina Simone’s 1982 Album Fodder on My Wings Gets Vinyl Reissue


    Nina Simone’s 1982 album Fodder on My Wings is getting reissued on vinyl and CD and will also be available on digital streaming platforms for the first time ever. The new release arrives April 3 via Verve/UMe. Watch a new lyric video for “I Sing Just to Know That I’m Alive” below.

    Simone recorded Fodder on My Wings in ’82 after moving to Paris. Before the reissue, the record had been available only in physical formats, released by a small French label.


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  • Jonathan
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    The Nina Simone Complete RCA Albums Collection box set is being made available again from September



    This nine-CD box set was first released back in 2011 via Sony’s Legacy Recordings imprint and collects remastered versions of all nine original albums that Simone cut for RCA (between 1967 and 1974) and presents them in vinyl replica sleeves.

    This set features expanded versions of each album, with a total of 35 bonus tracks, including additional songs/session material relevant to time period. The included 34-page booklet offers details on all the sessions and sources.

    The Complete RCA Albums Collection is reissued by Music On CD and offers tremendous value at less than £30.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Complete-RC...?tag=sdepcw-21





    CD 1 Nina Simone Sings The Blues
    1. Do I Move You?
    2. Day And Night
    3. In The Dark
    4. Real, Real
    5. My Man’s Gone Now
    6. Backlash Blues
    7. I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
    8. Buck
    9. Since I Fell For You
    10. The House Of The Rising Sun
    11. Blues For Mama
    12. Do I Move You? (Second Version)
    13. Whatever I Am You Made Me (Single)

    CD 2 Silk & Soul
    1. It Be That Way Sometimes
    2. The Look Of Love
    3. Go To Hell
    4. Love O’ Love
    5. Cherish
    6. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
    7. Turn Me On
    8. Turning Point
    9. Some Say
    10. Consummation
    11. Why Must Your Love Well Be So Dry (Single)
    12. Save Me (Single)

    CD 3 ‘Nuff Said!
    1. In The Morning
    2. Sunday In Savannah
    3. The Backlash Blues
    4. Please Read Me
    5. Gin House Blues
    6. Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)
    7. Peace Of Mind
    8. Ain’t Got No – I Got Life
    9. I Loves You Porgy
    10. Take My Hand Precious Lord
    11. Do What You Gotta Do
    12. Mississippi Goddam
    13. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
    14. Come Ye
    15. Ain’t Got No – I Got Life (Single)
    16. Peace Of Mind (Single)

    CD 4 Nina Simone And Piano!
    1. Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You
    2. Nobody’s Fault But Mine
    3. I Think It’s Going To Rain Today
    4. Everyone’s Gone To The Moon
    5. Compensation
    6. Who Am I
    7. Another Spring
    8. The Human Touch
    9. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except
    Sometimes)
    10. The Desperate Ones
    11. Music For Lovers
    12. In Love In Vain
    13. I’ll Look Around
    14. The Man With The Horn
    15. I Think It’s Going To Rain Today (Live)

    CD 5 To Love Somebody
    1. Suzanne
    2. Turn, Turn, Turn (To Everything There Is A Season)
    3. Revolution (Part 1)
    4. Revolution (Part 2)
    5. To Love Somebody
    6. I Shall Be Released
    7. I Can’t See Nobody
    8. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
    9. The Times They Are A Changin’
    10. Suzanne (Alternate Version)
    11. Turn, Turn, Turn (To Everything There Is A
    Season) (Alternate version)
    12. Revolution (Live)
    13. Save Me (Live)
    14. The Glory Of Love
    15. Cosi Ti Amo (To Love Somebody) (Italian Version)

    CD 6 Black Gold
    1. Introduction
    2. Black Is The Colour Of My True Love’s Hair
    3. Ain’t Got No – I Got Life
    4. Westwind
    5. Who Knows Where The Time Goes
    6. The Assignment Sequence
    7. To Be Young, Gifted And Black
    8. Suzanne
    9. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience
    Needed
    10. The Other Woman (Live)
    11. Turn, Turn, Turn (To Everything There Is A
    Season) (Live)
    12. To Be Young, Gifted And Black (Single)

    CD 7 Here Comes The Sun
    1. Here Comes The Sun
    2. Just Like A Woman
    3. O-O-H Child
    4. Mr. Bojangles
    5. New World Coming
    6. Angel Of The Morning
    7. How Long Must I Wonder
    8. My Way
    9. Tanywey
    10. My Father
    11. Jelly Roll
    12. Tell It Like It Is
    13. 22nd Century
    14. What Have They Done To My Song, Ma

    CD 8 Emergency Ward
    1. My Sweet Lord/Today Is A Killer
    2. Poppies
    3. Isn’t It A Pity
    4. Let It Be Me

    CD 9 It Is Finished
    1. The Pusher
    2. Com’ By H’yere Good Lord
    3. Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Tweeter
    4. Mr. Bojangles
    5. I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
    6. Dambala
    7. Let It Be Me
    8. Obeah Woman
    9. Nina
    10. Zungo
    11. Thandewye a.k.a. A Charge To Keep

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  • Aremee
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    A little 'bump' for this thread 😁!

    I've been listening to Nina Simone absolutely non stop recently .. from Feeling Good, Ain't Got No, I Got Life, I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl, Here Comes the Sun and Black is the Colour of My True Love's Hair to Ne Me Quitte Pas first thing upon waking today (alongside the Jacques Brel original version ☺) .. what a phenominal talent Nina was and continually proves herself to be. She is still so underrated in the music world but nothing can take away her raw talent, heavenly musicianship and beautiful soul.

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  • Nippian93
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    Nina Simone to Be Honored With the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Special Merit Awards.

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  • ThaInfo1
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    She was the original bad bish.


    Her documentary on Netflix is phenomenal for all you that might be interested.

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  • Wayne
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    Doing her write up in the UKMIX Ultimate Female Acts countdown, I was listening to her on Spotify - and she is phenomenal.

    Need to invest time in her music.

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  • intosoul
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    Originally posted by bluecherry
    Originally posted by intosoul
    Her music is everything and her legacy is more alive than ever!
    I completely agree, she's spoken highly of by almost every musician that speaks of her and she was used in Lemonade too
    And in Life Is But A Dream

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  • bluecherry
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    Originally posted by intosoul
    Her music is everything and her legacy is more alive than ever!
    I completely agree, she's spoken highly of by almost every musician that speaks of her and she was used in Lemonade too

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  • intosoul
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    Her music is everything and her legacy is more alive than ever!

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  • bluecherry
    started a topic Nina Simone

    Nina Simone

    I've been expanding my musical knowledge of the High Priestess of Soul lately, and find her voice and catalogue so rich.
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