Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue

Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue

WAX TIME RECORDS

  • £15.99


Little Girl Blue (also known as Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club) was not only Nina Simone's first album, it was, in fact, her first ever recording. 

This incredibly confident performance, recorded when Simone was twenty-five years old, saw her infuse jazz standards with formal classical training (and a particular love of Bach) and a remarkably tender and powerful voice, and marked her, even at this early stage, as one of the greats of our time, comparable to Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. 

Featuring Jimmy Bond on bass and Albert 'Tootie' Heath on drums, Little Girl Blue was originally released in 1959 on Bethlehem Record when Simone was 25 years old, and was met with immediate success and acclaim. The album, containing what are some of Simone's most enduring and well known recordings (including 'My Baby Just Cares For Me,' 'Love Me Or Leave Me,'  'Mood Indigo,' 'I Loves You Porgy') has subsequently not been out of press at any time since. 

 

TRACKLIST: 
  1. Mood Indigo 
  2. Don't Smoke In Bed 
  3. He Needs Me 
  4. Little Girl Blue 
  5. Love Me Or Leave Me 
  6. My Baby Just Cares For Me 
  7. Good Bait 
  8. Plain Gold Ring 
  9. You''ll Never Walk Alone 
  10. I Loves You Porgy 
  11. Central Park Blues 

 

  • Limited edition LP pressed on 180g green vinyl 
  • Features original liner notes 

 

 

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