Nina Simone Sings the Blues

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Nina Simone Sings the Blues
Studio album by Nina Simone
Released 1967
Recorded RCA Victor's studio B
Genre Blues, soul, jazz, pop, folk
Label RCA Victor
Producer Danny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
High Priestess of Soul
(1967)High Priestess of Soul1967
Sings the Blues
Silk & Soul
(1967)Silk & Soul1967
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz (Highly favorable)[2]
Pop Matters (Favorable)[3]

Sings the Blues is an album by singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. This was Simone's first album for RCA Records after previously recording for Colpix Records and Philips Records, the album was also reissued in 2006 with bonus tracks, and re-packaged in 1991 by RCA/Novus as a 17-track compilation under the title The Blues.

Song information[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Do I Move You?" Nina Simone 2:46
2. "Day and Night" Rudy Stevenson 2:35
3. "In the Dark" Lil Green 2:57
4. "Real Real" Nina Simone 2:21
5. "My Man's Gone Now" George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward 4:16
6. "Backlash Blues" Langston Hughes, Nina Simone 2:31
7. "I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl" Nina Simone 2:32
8. "Buck" Andy Stroud 1:52
9. "Since I Fell for You" Buddy Johnson 2:52
10. "The House of the Rising Sun" Traditional 3:53
11. "Blues for Mama" Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln 4:00


Tracks 1-12

Track 13


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