Nina Simone and her band performed an unforgettable mournful version of “Why? (The King of…
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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.
“Sinnerman” presents Nina Simone at her absolute best. The song’s lyrics tell of a sinner’s futile attempt to seek salvation on Judgement Day, and the accompanying music — full of dark, thundering piano chords— heightens the thematic intensity.