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Nina Simone - Sings The Blues Album
Jazz / Blues
Performer: Nina Simone
Title: Sings The Blues
Style: Soul-Jazz, Piano Blues
Year 2006
Country UK & Europe
Label RCA, Legacy, Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Catalog Number 82876 73334 2
Genre: Jazz / Blues
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 544
MP3 size: 1841 mb
FLAC size: 1649 mb
WMA size: 1324 mb
Record From: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered

Nina Simone - Sings The Blues Album


1My Man's Gone Now
Written-By – D. Heyward, G. Gershwin
2Do I Move You?
Written-By – N. Simone
3Since I Fell For You
Written-By – B. Johnson
4 Bonus Tracks
5Blues For Mama
Written-By – A. Lincoln, N. Simone
6In The Dark
Written-By – L. Green
7Real Real
Written-By – N. Simone
8Do I Move You? (Second Version)
Written-By – N. Simone
9Backlash Blues
Written-By – L. Hughes, N. Simone
Written-By – A. Stroud, D. Bryan
11The House Of The Rising Sun
Written-By – A. Price
12I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Written-By – N. Simone
13Whatever I Am (You Made Me)
Arranged By, Conductor – Weldon IrvineBacking Vocals – Barbara Webb, Eileen Gilbert, Hilda Harris, Jerome Graff, Maeretha Stewart, Milt Grayson, Noah Hopkins, Ralph H. FieldsBass – Jerry JemmottDrums [Probably] – Bernard PurdieGuitar – Everett BarksdaleOrgan – Richard Tee, Weldon IrvinePercussion – George Devens, Montego JoeProducer – Stroud Productions And EnterprisesSaxophone – George Coleman, Haywood Henry, Norris Turney, Seldon PowellTrombone – Jimmy Cleveland, Richard Harris Trumpet – Harold Johnson , Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Shepley, Wilbur BascombVibraphone [Vibes], Percussion – Gordon PowellWritten-By – W. Dixon
14Day And Night
Written-By – R. Stevenson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LSP-3789, LSP 3789Nina Simone Nina Simone Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album)RCA Victor, RCA VictorLSP-3789, LSP 3789US1967
LSP-3789Nina Simone Nina Simone Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album)RCA VictorLSP-3789Canada1967
LPM-3789, LPM 3789Nina Simone Nina Simone Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, Mono)RCA Victor, RCA VictorLPM-3789, LPM 3789Spain1967
82876 596192Nina Simone Nina Simone Sings The Blues ‎(CD, Album, RE)BMG UK & Ireland, RCA82876 596192Europe2004
MOVLP878, LSP-3789Nina Simone Nina Simone Sings The Blues ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180)Music On Vinyl, RCA Victor, RCA VictorMOVLP878, LSP-3789Europe2013


  • A&R [Coordination]Jeremy Holiday
  • A&R [Legacy]Steve Berkowitz
  • Art DirectionHoward Fritzson, Michelle Holme
  • BassBob Bushnell (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • Design [Reissue]Aimee Lim
  • Drums, Timpani [Typani]Bernard Purdie (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • Engineer [Recording Engineer]Mickey Crofford (tracks: 1 to 12), Ray Hall (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • GuitarEric Gale, Rudy Stevenson (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • Harmonica, Tenor SaxophoneBuddy Lucas (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • Liner Notes [Original]Sid McCoy
  • Liner Notes [Reissue]David Nathan
  • Management [Packaging]Abe Vélez
  • Mastered ByMark Wilder
  • OrganErnie Hayes (tracks: 1 to 12)
  • Photography ByBMG Archives, David Hollander
  • ProducerDanny Davis (tracks: 1 to 12), Stroud Productions And Enterprises, Inc. (tracks: 13)
  • Product Manager [Project Direction]Mandana Eidgah
  • Reissue ProducerRichard Seidel
  • Research [Photography]Liz Reilly, Sabeen Ahmad
  • Vocals, PianoNina Simone


Standard jewel case. 10 page insert booklet includes original and new liner notes, photographs, credits & facsimile of original LP back cover.

Originally released April 1967 as Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues.

Original recordings produced for Stroud Productions and Enterprises, Inc.

Tracks 1 & 2 recorded December 19, 1966 at RCA Studio B, New York City.
Tracks 4 & 11 recorded December 22, 1966 at RCA Studio B, New York City.
Tracks 3, 5, 6 to 9 & 12 recorded January 5, 1967 at RCA Studio B, New York City.

Track 13 recorded August 25 and August 26, 1969 at RCA Studio A, New York City.
Originally released as RCA Single 74-0346.

Mastered at Sony Music Studios, New York City.

Reissue special thanks to Adam Block, Jeb Hart, Jeff Jones, Jeff Monachino, Rob Santos, Lisa "Simone" Kelly, Rob Kelly.

© 2006 BMG Music. All rights reserved by BMG Music.
℗ 2006 BMG Music / RCA.
® Marca(s) Registradas RCA Trademark Management, S.A. Distributed by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Made in the EU.


  • Barcode: 8 2876-73334-2 7
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA
  • Label Code: LC00316
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): A010620232-0102 28 A00
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 94K6
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L558
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 942L


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Music
  • Copyright (c) – BMG Music
  • Distributed By – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Licensed From – Sony Corporation
  • Licensed From – Bertelsmann AG
  • Recorded At – RCA's Studio B
  • Recorded At – RCA Studio A
  • Mastered At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
  • Glass Mastered At – Sony DADC – A010620232-0102


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