Requisite Listening: Nina Simone


Nina Simone, In Concert (Philips) From the starkly emotional “I Loves You, Porgy” to the scathing “Mississippi Goddam,” this live 1964 concert album presents various facets of Nina Simone’s remarkable artistry. She’s a balladeer, a torch singer, a blues singer, a protest singer and one helluva pianist, as made plain by her unaccompanied read of

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