Tracklist

CD 1: Nina Simone in Concert / Broadway Blues Ballads
# Title Rating Length
1 I Loves You, Porgy
2:34
2 Plain Gold Ring
6:25
3 Pirate Jenny
4 6:40
4 Old Jim Crow
2:41
5 Don’t Smoke in Bed
5:33
6 Go Limp
7:07
7 Mississippi Goddam
4 4:58
8 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
4 2:48
9 Night Song
3:07
10 The Laziest Gal in Town
2:20
11 Something Wonderful
2:46
12 Don’t Take All Night
2:55
13 Nobody
4:20
14 I Am Blessed
2:58
15 Of This I’m Sure
2:38
16 See-Line Woman
1 2:38
17 Our Love (Will See Us Through)
3:01
18 How Can I?
2:07
19 The Last Rose of Summer
3:05
CD 2: I Put a Spell on You / Pastel Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 I Put a Spell on You
5 2:37
2 Tomorrow Is My Turn
2:53
3 Ne me quitte pas
4 3:39
4 Marriage Is for Old Folks
3:34
5 July Tree
2:45
6 Gimme Some
3:02
7 Feeling Good
3.5 2:58
8 One September Day
2:52
9 Blues on Purpose
4 3:20
10 Beautiful Land
1 1:57
11 You’ve Got to Learn
2:44
12 Take Care of Business
2:06
13 Be My Husband
1 3:23
14 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
4 2:41
15 End of the Line
2:57
16 Trouble in Mind
5 2:43
17 Tell Me More and More and Then Some
3:11
18 Chilly Winds Don’t Blow
4:04
19 Ain’t No Use
4 3:03
20 Strange Fruit
3:31
21 Sinnerman
5 10:19
CD 3: Let It All Out / Wild Is the Wind
# Title Rating Length
1 Mood Indigo
4 2:30
2 The Other Woman
3:06
3 Love Me or Leave Me
4:09
4 Don’t Explain
4:23
5 Little Girl Blue
2:36
6 Chauffeur
4 2:51
7 For Myself
2:09
8 The Ballad of Hollis Brown
2 4:58
9 This Year’s Kisses
3:02
10 Images
2:54
11 Nearer Blessed Lord
4:34
12 I Love Your Lovin’ Ways
2:39
13 Four Women
4:29
14 What More Can I Say
2:53
15 Lilac Wine
4:17
16 That’s All I Ask
2:32
17 Break Down and Let It All Out
2:41
18 Why Keep on Breaking My Heart
2:38
19 Wild Is the Wind
7:00
20 Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair
4 3:28
21 If I Should Lose You
4 3:59
22 Either Way I Lose
2:43
CD 4: High Princess of Soul
# Title Rating Length
1 Don’t You Pay Them No Mind
3:09
2 I’m Gonna Leave You
2:19
3 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
2:06
4 Keeper of the Flame
3:26
5 The Gal From Joe’s
4 2:48
6 Take Me to the Water
2:49
7 I’m Going Back Home
2:51
8 I Hold No Grudge
2:22
9 Come Ye
3:39
10 He Ain’t Comin’ Home No More
3:10
11 Work Song
4 3:07
12 I Love My Baby
4:04
13 A Monster
2:43

Credits

CD 1: Nina Simone in Concert / Broadway Blues Ballads

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1964) (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
New York, New York, United States (1964-03-21) (track 16)
New York, New York, United States (1964-06) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
drums:
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5)
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-04-06) (track 2)
guitar:
Rudy Stevenson (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5)
Rudy Stevenson (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Rudy Stevenson (1964-04-06) (track 2)
double bass:
Lisle Atkinson (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5)
Lisle Atkinson (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Lisle Atkinson (1964-04-06) (track 2)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964) (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5, 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-06) (track 2)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
additional lyricist:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 6)
arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1–7, 16)
Hal Mooney (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
Horace Ott (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
composer:
Earl Burroughs (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1, 1)
Richard Rodgers (track 11)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 6–7, 7)
Charles Strouse (track 9)
Kurt Weill (track 3)
Bert Williams (track 13)
Cole Porter (track 10)
Willard Robison (tracks 5, 5)
George Stone (composer) (track 2)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (1964) (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 16)
Horace Ott (1964-06) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-04-06) (track 2)
lyricist:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 7, 7)
Lee Adams (US musical theatre lyricist & librettist) (track 9)
Bertolt Brecht (track 3)
Alex Comfort (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1, 1)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 1, 1)
Cole Porter (track 10)
Willard Robison (tracks 5, 5)
Alex Rogers (songwriter, 1876-1930) (track 13)
George Stone (composer) (track 2)
orchestra:
Harold Mooney & His Orchestra (1964) (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
Horace Ott's Orchestra (1964-06) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
producer:
Hal Mooney (track 16)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (track 3)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964) (tracks 9–11, 13, 19)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
writer:
Jackie Alper (track 4)
George Bass (track 16)
Bennie Benjamin (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 17–18)
Gloria Caldwell (track 8)
Ron Vander Groef (track 4)
Sol Marcus (tracks 8, 12, 14–15, 18)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 4, 16)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 8)
Oriole Music Corp. (tracks 5, 5)
Sam Fox Publishing Company (tracks 4, 6–7, 7)
WB Music Corp. (track 8)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 1, 1)
Hank Snow Music (1959-09-21) (track 2)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-03-21) (tracks 1, 4–5, 16)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-04-04) (tracks 3, 6–7)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-04-06) (track 2)
later releases:
See-Line Woman by Nina Simone (track 16)
remixes:
sampled by:
Bad News by Kanye West (track 16)
DontGetIt by Lil Wayne (track 8)
Misunderstood by Common (track 8)
Sealion by Feist (track 16)
See Lye by Tim Deluxe (track 16)
is based on:
Sea Lion Woman (track 16)
later translated versions:
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (tracks 1, 1)
サムシング ワンダフル (王様と私) (track 11)
悲しき願い (track 8)
later versions:
Misunderstood (track 8)
live cover recording of:
The Threepenny Opera: Pirate Jenny (Marc Blitzstein translation) (1964-04-04) (track 3)
live recording of:
Don’t Smoke in Bed (1964-03-21) (track 5)
I Loves You, Porgy (1964-03-21) (track 1)
Old Jim Crow (1964-03-21) (track 4)
Go Limp (1964-04-04) (track 6)
Mississippi Goddam (1964-04-04) (track 7)
Plain Gold Ring (1964-04-06) (track 2)
orchestration of:
Go Limp (track 6)
part of:
The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 11)
recording of:
I Loves You, Porgy (track 1)
Mississippi Goddam (track 7)
Laziest Girl in Town (1964) (track 10)
Night Song (1964) (track 9)
Nobody (1964) (track 13)
Something Wonderful (The King and I) (1964) (track 11)
See-Line Woman (1964-03-21) (track 16)
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1964-06) (track 8)
Don’t Take All Night (1964-06) (track 12)
How Can I? (1964-06) (track 18)
I Am Blessed (1964-06) (track 14)
Of This I'm Sure (1964-06) (track 15)
Our Love (Will See Us Through) (1964-06) (track 17)
translated version of:

CD 2: I Put a Spell on You / Pastel Blues

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1964) (track 9)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01) (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–12)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01-15) (tracks 1, 7)
guitar:
Rudy Stevenson (1964) (track 9)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01) (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–12)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01-15) (tracks 1, 7)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964) (track 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01) (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 1, 7)
arranger:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–8, 10)
Horace Ott (tracks 2, 6, 11–12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 17)
composer:
Charles Aznavour (track 2)
Billie Holiday (track 17)
Richard M. Jones (track 16)
Andy Stroud (former husband of Nina Simone.) (track 13)
Lewis Allan (track 20)
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Jimmy Cox (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 21)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (1965-01) (tracks 3–5, 8, 10)
Horace Ott (1965-01) (tracks 2, 6, 11–12)
Hal Mooney (1965-01-15) (tracks 1, 7)
lyricist:
Billie Holiday (track 17)
Richard M. Jones (track 16)
Lewis Allan (track 20)
Jacques Brel (track 3)
Jimmy Cox (track 14)
Yves Stéphane (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 21)
producer:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1–8, 10–21)
translator:
Marcel Stellman (track 2)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01) (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 1, 7)
writer:
Leslie Bricusse (tracks 7, 10)
John Edmondson (track 15)
Irma Jurist (track 5)
Hecky Krasnow (track 18)
Bill Lovelock (track 18)
Cynthia Medley (track 15)
Eve Merriam (track 5)
Anthony Newley (tracks 7, 10)
Rudy Stevenson (track 19)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 20)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 20)
WCM France (track 3)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 1)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 1)
remixes:
sampled by:
"A Oração do Amor" by Iras (track 7)
For You by Serena Ryder (track 1)
Get By by Talib Kweli (track 21)
How I Feel by Wax Tailor (track 7)
New Day by Jay-Z & Kanye West (track 7)
Oh Timbaland by Timbaland (track 21)
cover recording of:
Ne me quitte pas (original French version) (1965-01) (track 3)
Feeling Good (1965-01-15) (track 7)
I Put a Spell on You (1965-01-15) (track 1)
Strange Fruit (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 20)
Tell Me More and More and Then Some (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 17)
Trouble in Mind (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Ma Tetrikini Heik (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Das "Sausack"-Lied (track 3)
later translated versions:
Ala vetää vaan (track 3)
Bitte geh nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Klaus Hoffmann) (track 3)
Bitte geh’ nicht fort (Ne me quitte pas) (german translation: Max Colpet) (track 3)
Don’t Leave (track 3)
Em sento bé (track 7)
Ethän lähde pois (track 3)
Geh nicht fort von mir (german translation: Heinz Riedel) (track 3)
If You Go Away (track 3)
Jos nyt menet pois (track 3)
Le Millionnaire (track 14)
Ne me quitte pas (Spanish translation) (track 3)
Ne me quitte pas (english translation: Des De Moor) (track 3)
Nie opuszczaj mnie (Ne me quitte pas) (track 3)
No em deixis, no (track 3)
行かないで (track 3)
part of:
recording of:
Chilly Winds Don’t Blow (1964-04-04 – 1964-04-06) (track 18)
Beautiful Land (1965-01) (track 10)
July Tree (1965-01) (track 5)
Tomorrow Is My Turn (1965-01) (track 2)
Ain’t No Use (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 19)
Be My Husband (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 13)
End of the Line (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 15)
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 14)
Sinnerman (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 21)
translated version of:
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 20)

CD 3: Let It All Out / Wild Is the Wind

drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1959-09-15) (track 20)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1959-09-15) (track 20)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1959-09-15) (track 20)
arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 4, 19, 21)
composer:
Irving Berlin (track 9)
Walter Donaldson (track 3)
Ralph Rainger (track 21)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 20, 20)
James H. Shelton (composer of "Lilac Wine") (track 15)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 19)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 1)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 1)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 5)
Bob Dylan (1962) (track 8)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 20, 20)
Gus Kahn (track 3)
Leo Robin (track 21)
James H. Shelton (composer of "Lilac Wine") (track 15)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 19)
Ned Washington (track 19)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 1)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 5)
Bob Dylan (1962) (track 8)
producer:
Bob Blake (co-producer of Nina Simone's live 1959 album "At Town Hall") (track 20)
Jack Gold (track 20)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1959-09-15) (track 20)
writer:
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 4)
Billie Holiday (track 4)
Van McCoy (tracks 17, 22)
Horace Ott (track 16)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 2)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 15)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 5)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 4)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 8)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 8)
recorded at:
The Town Hall (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1959-09-15) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Lilac Wine (track 15)
Wild Is the Wind (track 19)
is the basis for:
Four African Women (track 13)
later translated versions:
Tyst nu (track 4)
À vos quinze ans (track 5)
later versions:
live recording of:
part of:
Jumbo (track 5)
recording of:
Don’t Explain (track 4)
Either Way I Lose (track 22)
Four Women (track 13)
Little Girl Blue (track 5)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 1)
That's All I Ask (track 16)
The Other Woman (track 2)
This Year's Kisses (track 9)

CD 4: High Princess of Soul

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1964) (track 13)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
arranger:
Horace Ott (track 13)
composer:
Nat Adderley (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 5)
Irving Mills (track 5)
Chuck Berry (track 3)
conductor:
Horace Ott (track 13)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 3)
Oscar Brown Jr. (track 11)
orchestra:
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 13)
writer:
Rudy Stevenson (track 7)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Work Song (lyrics added by Oscar Brown Jr.) (track 11)
later versions:
Détective privé (track 3)
recording of:
The Gal From Joe's (track 5)
version of:
Work Song (original instrumental) (track 11)