The Great Show Live in Paris

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Live in Europe
Live album by Nina Simone
Released July 3, 1972 (1972-07-03)
Recorded June 18, 1968 (1968-06-18)
Venue The Montreux Casino in Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Jazz, vocal, funk, soul, piano blues
Label Trip, Dakota, Accord, Phoenix, Disques Festival
Nina Simone chronology
Emergency Ward
Live in Europe
It Is Finished

Live in Europe (released as The Great Show of Nina Simone: Live in Paris in France [1975]) is a live album by American singer-songwriter and pianist Nina Simone containing recording of Nina's performance at the second Montreux Jazz Festival 1968 (not in Paris).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro & Devil's Workshop" (Morris Bailey, Jr.)
  2. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne)
  3. "When I Was a Young Girl" (Traditional)
  4. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus)
  5. "Ne Me Quitte Pas" (Jacques Brel)
  6. "To Love Somebody" (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb)
  7. "Blacklash Blues" (listed on album simply as "Back Lash") (Langston Hughes, Nina Simone)
  8. "House of the Rising Sun" (Traditional; credited to Nina Simone)
  9. "See-Line Woman" (George Bass)
  10. "Please Read Me" (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb)
  11. "Ain't Got No/I Got Life" (extended version; listed on album simply as "Life") (Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni)
  12. "Gin House Blues" (Fletcher Henderson, Henry Troy)


  • Nina Simone - piano, vocals
  • Henry Young - guitar
  • Gene Taylor - bass
  • Sam Waymon - organ, vocals
  • Buck Clarke - drums