Nina Simone Little Girl Blue: The Stereo & Mono Versions (2-CD)
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- Number of Discs: 2
- Released: November 23, 2018
- Originally Released: 1958
- Label: Imports
Stereo Review (3/94, p.103) - Performance: In The Beginning... / Recording: Very Good - "...LITTLE GIRL BLUE is one of those rare albums that keeps on giving with every track. Don't leave a record store without it..."
Nina Simone's debut LP for the Bethlehem label, 1958's LITTLE GIRL BLUE, presents Simone's brooding sound and highly-focused eclecticism fully-formed from the very start. Even from the beginning, she stood to inherit Billie Holiday's mantle as the premiere jazz singer of the moment--a socially significant yet highly musical artist for the civil rights era just beginning to emerge. Whether by design or accident, Simone's classy juxtaposition of Bach, folk, and jazz standards--all '50s supper club staples to be sure--managed to pack a mighty prescient message for the heady days to come. Highlights include the original "My Baby Just Cares For Me" and a tender "I Loves You Porgy."
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