Silk & Soul

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Silk & Soul
Studio album by Nina Simone
Released October 1967
Recorded RCA Victor's Studio B
Genre R&B, blues, gospel, pop, vocal
Label RCA Victor
Producer Danny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
Sings the Blues
(1967)Sings the Blues1967
Silk & Soul
'Nuff Said!
(1968)'Nuff Said!1968

Silk & Soul is the thirteenth studio album by American musician Nina Simone released in October 1967 by RCA Victor. It features the cuts "Go To Hell" and a cover of "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free".

Information about songs on this album[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It Be's That Way Sometime" Sam Waymon 2:58
2. "The Look Of Love" Burt Bacharach, Hal David 2:23
3. "Go To Hell" Morris Bailey, Jr. 2:49
4. "Love O' Love" Andy Stroud 5:06
5. "Cherish" Terry Kirkman 3:22
6. "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" Billy Taylor 3:09
7. "Turn Me On" John D. Loudermilk 2:26
8. "Turning Point" Martha Holmes 2:01
9. "Some Say" Charles Reuben 2:10
10. "Consummation" Nina Simone 4:10


  • Nina Simone – piano, vocals
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Sammy Lowe – arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall – engineer