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The Very Best Of Nina Simone Vol.1 - Nina SimoneNina Simone: Always at her best (171 words)
by LindsayO - written on 15/06/08 (Useful, 57 readings)
much I loved N Nina Simone s wonderful voice. Then the CD mysteriously disappeared into my daughter s room, only to emerge months later. Nina Simone s singing style includes folk, jazz, gospel and blues. Her mood during performances fluctuated between tragedy and joy, often in one song. She had a reputation for being a ...
The Very Best Of Nina Simone Vol.1 - Nina SimoneA must for your CD collection! (518 words)
by kayelletee - written on 30/08/06, updated on 01/09/06 (Useful, 255 readings)
About 5 years ago one of my friends recommended N Nina Simone to me and, putting the recommendation down to some freak of nature and classifying Nina Simone as someone I thought my grandmother might listen to, I failed to take heed - MISTAKE! Enlightened by the legendary Muller yoghurt ad, I discovered that I actually ALREADY liked Nina Simone (I just didn t know that the person singing WAS Nina Simone!) Inspired by the power of advertising, I bought The Very Best of Nina Simone from cd-wow.com last week. They ve got it for £8 at the moment and if you do a Google search you can almost always find a voucher code that gives you a wee bit extra (£1) off. Including ...
The Great Nina Simone - Nina SimoneFinger clicking good (624 words)
by hulahoop - written on 11/09/00, updated on 07/03/01 (Very useful, 169 readings)
the front sleeve. With her dark, heavily made-up, fake-eyelashed eyes one might expect cover versions of 60's pop songs about broken hearts and popsicles. But anyone who knows anything about N Nina Simone would know to expect great blues and a fantastic vocalist. Simones smokey, sensual voice accompanies her own distinguished piano arrangements. So deep and sublime, Simones voice has been popular with lovers of jazz, soul, gospel, blues and pop. Yet she has stuck to her own thing throughout her career, avoiding pushes to perform for the more commercial side of the music industry. This compilation holds three of her most famous tracks, 'I Loves You Porgy', ...