Annotation

Label: Sony BMG Cat#: 82876805532

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-23 16:44 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ain’t Got No, I Got Life
5 2:18
2 My Baby Just Cares for Me
3:37
3 Feeling Good
3.5 2:53
4 I Put a Spell on You
5 2:35
5 I Loves You Porgy
4:11
6 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
4 2:43
7 The Look of Love
2:23
8 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
3:08
9 I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl
5 2:32
10 Do I Move You
5 2:46
11 Do What You Gotta Do
3:35
12 To Be Young, Gifted and Black
4 2:48
13 Since I Fell for You
4 2:50
14 Nobody’s Fault but Mine
2:59
15 I Think It’s Going to Rain Today
3:21
16 Sinnerman
5 10:21
17 The Times They Are a Changin’
5:59
18 Mr. Bojangles
5:00
19 Here Comes the Sun
5 3:33
20 To Love Somebody
4 2:40
21 Ain’t Got No, I Got Life (Nina Simone vs. Groovefinder remix)
3:22

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (tracks 2, 5)
New York, New York, United States (1964-06) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1965-01-15) (tracks 3–4)
electric bass guitar:
Gene A Perla (track 17)
drums:
Don Alias (track 17)
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 2)
Don Alias (1967) (track 20)
organ:
Weldon Irvine (track 17)
guitar:
Al Schackman (track 17)
Rudy Stevenson (1965-01-15) (tracks 3–4)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (track 5)
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 2)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 5, 17)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (track 6)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 3–4)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 20)
arranger:
Hal Mooney (tracks 3–4)
Horace Ott (track 6)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 9)
background vocals:
Virdia Crawford (track 17)
Doris Willingham (track 17)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 7)
Walter Donaldson (tracks 2, 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 5)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (tracks 1, 21)
Randy Newman (track 15)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 19)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 10, 12)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 17)
conductor:
Horace Ott (1964-06) (track 6)
Hal Mooney (1965-01-15) (tracks 3–4)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (tracks 1, 5, 17, 19)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1967) (track 20)
lyricist:
Weldon Irvine (track 12)
Randy Newman (track 15)
Hal David (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (track 5)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 19)
DuBose Heyward (track 5)
Gus Kahn (tracks 2, 2)
James Rado (tracks 1, 21)
Gerome Ragni (tracks 1, 21)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 10)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 17)
orchestra:
Horace Ott's Orchestra (1964-06) (track 6)
producer:
Danny Davis (country, band leader, producer) (track 20)
Hal Mooney (tracks 3–4, 16)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 5)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-06) (track 6)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1965-01-15) (tracks 3–4)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 6)
Leslie Bricusse (track 3)
Gloria Caldwell (track 6)
Barry Gibb (track 20)
Robin Gibb (track 20)
Sol Marcus (track 6)
Anthony Newley (track 3)
Dally Small (track 9)
Jimmy Webb (track 11)
Clarence Williams (track 9)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
publisher:
Chris-n-Jen Music (track 6)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 19)
WB Music Corp. (track 6)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 5)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 4)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 4)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 17)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 17)
remixes:
sampled by:
"A Oração do Amor" by Iras (track 3)
DontGetIt by Lil Wayne (track 6)
For You by Serena Ryder (track 4)
Get By by Talib Kweli (track 16)
How I Feel by Wax Tailor (track 3)
Misunderstood by Common (track 6)
New Day by Jay-Z & Kanye West (track 3)
Oh Timbaland by Timbaland (track 16)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 19)
Mr. Bojangles (track 18)
The Look of Love (track 7)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 2)
Feeling Good (1965-01-15) (track 3)
I Put a Spell on You (1965-01-15) (track 4)
To Love Somebody (1967) (track 20)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 19)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 19)
Em sento bé (track 3)
Just nu, just här (track 7)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (track 5)
Les temps changent (track 17)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 19)
The Times, They Are A‐Changin’ (English / Irish) (track 17)
Časy se mění (track 17)
悲しき願い (track 6)
later versions:
Earth Change (track 17)
Misunderstood (track 6)
live recording of:
part of:
recording of:
Do I Move You? (track 10)
I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Nina Simone's version) (track 9)
I Loves You, Porgy (1957-12) (track 5)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 2)
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1964-06) (track 6)
Sinnerman (1965-05-19 – 1965-05-20) (track 16)
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1969-08) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 19)
version of:
Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl (Bessie Smith's version) (track 9)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000EZ7V8A [info]