Annotation

Recorded in New York City, NY, USA on March 21, April 1, April 6 1964 & May 19-20 1965.

Annotation last modified on 2007-05-19 22:01 UTC.

Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Be My Husband
1 3:23
2 Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
4 2:39
3 End of the Line
2:55
4 Trouble in Mind
5 2:41
5 Tell Me More and More and Then Some
3:08
6 Chilly Winds Don’t Blow
4:01
7 Ain’t No Use
4 3:01
8 Strange Fruit
3:29
9 Sinnerman
5 10:19

Credits

Vinyl 1

arranger:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 5)
composer:
Lewis Allan (track 8)
Andy Stroud (former husband of Nina Simone.) (track 1)
Jimmy Cox (track 2)
Billie Holiday (track 5)
Richard M. Jones (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
lyricist:
Lewis Allan (track 8)
Jimmy Cox (track 2)
Billie Holiday (track 5)
Richard M. Jones (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
producer:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1–9)
writer:
John Edmondson (track 3)
Hecky Krasnow (track 6)
Bill Lovelock (track 6)
Cynthia Medley (track 3)
Rudy Stevenson (track 7)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 8)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 8)
remixes:
sampled by:
Get By by Talib Kweli (track 9)
Oh Timbaland by Timbaland (track 9)
cover recording of:
Strange Fruit (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 8)
Tell Me More and More and Then Some (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 5)
Trouble in Mind (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Le Millionnaire (track 2)
recording of:
Chilly Winds Don’t Blow (1964-04-04 – 1964-04-06) (track 6)
Ain’t No Use (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 7)
Be My Husband (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 1)
End of the Line (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 3)
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 2)
Sinnerman (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 9)
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 8)