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Nina Simone - Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings (1964-66) {2003 Verve Deluxe 4-CD Set}

Nina Simone - Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings (1964-66) {2003 Verve Deluxe 4-CD Set}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.46 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 590 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 37 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1964-66, 2003 Philips / Verve / Universal | 440 065 021-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Torch Songs / Soul / Blues / American Popular Song / Standards

Nina Simone recorded seven albums for the Philips label between 1964 and 1966. It was the period in her career in which her reputation was cemented as a world-class artist, and one in which she gained fame for her contributions to the civil rights movement as well. Despite the fact that she recorded great albums both before and after her years with Philips (most notably with RCA), her Philips period is easily her most enigmatic. Among her Philips recordings are her live label debut and six studio recordings featuring wildly varying instrumentation, arrangements, and contents. The box contains all seven LPs on four CDs, and includes one bonus track.

Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 27, 2016
Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)

Nina Simone - What Happened, Miss Simone (2016)
Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Funk, Soundtrack | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:57:36 | 132 MB
Label: Eagle Vision | Release Year: 2016

I’m thrilled that Netflix has embraced the incredible story of Nina Simone and partnered with RadicalMedia on this film, said Garbus, whose past work includes “The Farm: Angola, USA” and “Bobby Fischer Against the World.” The filmmaker added that for millions of fans, “Nina feels like a treasured secret. With ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’, I’m excited to help bring her passion, her music and her story to the world. The movie paints a brave and provocative picture of Nina Simone artist, civil-rights activist and heroine in a film that we’ve loved from Day One and are proud to bring to our viewers around the world, said Lisa Nishimura, Netflix VP of original documentary programming.
Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues (1967) Japanese Mini-LP, 2004

Nina Simone - Nina Simone Sings The Blues (1967) Japanese Mini-LP, 2004
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 226 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 98 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Blues, Soul-Blues, Vocal Jazz | Label: BMG/RCA | # BVCJ-37368, 82876-60795-2 | Time: 00:32:35

Nina Simone Sings the Blues, issued in 1967, was her RCA label debut, and was a brave departure from the material she had been recording for Phillips. Indeed, her final album for that label, High Priestess of Soul, featured the singer, pianist, and songwriter fronting a virtual orchestra. Here, Simone is backed by a pair of guitarists (Eric Gale and Rudy Stevenson), bassist (Bob Bushnell), drummer (Bernard "Pretty" Purdie), organist (Ernie Hayes), and harmonica player who doubled on saxophone (Buddy Lucas). Simone handled the piano chores. The song selection is key here. Because for all intents and purposes this is perhaps the rawest record Simone ever cut. It opens with the sultry, nocturnal, slow-burning original "Do I Move You," which doesn't beg the question but demands an answer: "Do I move you?/Are you willin'?/Do I groove you?/Is it thrillin'?/Do I soothe you?/Tell the truth now?/Do I move you?/Are you loose now?/The answer better be yeah…It pleases me…." As the guitarists slip and slide around her husky vocal, a harmonica wails in the space between, and Simone's piano is the authority, hard and purposely slow.

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 7, 2016
Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues (1965) Reissue 2006
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 231 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 96 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Verve | # B0006009-02 | Time: 00:35:56

If this is blues, it's blues in the Billie Holiday sense, not the Muddy Waters one. This is one of Nina Simone's more subdued mid-'60s LPs, putting the emphasis on her piano rather than band arrangements. It's rather slanted toward torch-blues ballads like "Strange Fruit," "Trouble in Mind," Billie Holiday's own composition "Tell Me More and More and Then Some," and "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out." Simone's then-husband, Andy Stroud, wrote "Be My Husband," an effective adaptation of a traditional blues chant. By far the most impressive track is her frantic ten-minute rendition of the traditional "Sinnerman," an explosive tour de force that dwarfs everything else on the album.

Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Aug. 11, 2016
Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)

Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 252:22 min | 582 MB
Genre: Jazz, Soul, Blues | Label: Universal

Nina Simone's combination of classical training, smokey-alto vocal delivery and the influence of modern jazz made her a novel and inspiring jazz singer and instrumentalist. And her very name is synonymous with the passion, talent and raw emotion that she put into every note she sang and played. The Phillips Years is a fine collection of seven albums released by Simone during her tenure on the label from 1964-1967. Simone's albums covered topics as diverse as romance, politics, Broadway, civil rights and more.
Nina Simone - Original Album Classics (2009) 5 CD Box Set [Re-Up]

Nina Simone - Original Album Classics (2009) 5 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.2 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans Included | Time: 03:30:06
Vocal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Soul, R&B | Label: Sony | # 88697569232

2009 UK 5-CD album set comprised of the best selling and critically acclaimed album releases 'Nuff Said', 'To Love Somebody', 'Black Gold', 'It Is Finished' and 'Nina Simone And Piano!', each album is housed in a mini LP-style card picture sleeve with the complete set presented in a card slipcase.
Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (2008) 3CD + DVD Box Set

Nina Simone - To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story (2008) 3CD + DVD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.26 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 554 Mb (incl 5%) | Time: 03:56:31
DVD5 | NTSC | 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Audio: English (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | Time: 00:24:11 | 1.36 Gb
Vocal Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Soul, R&B | Label: Legasy, RCA | # 88697 38192 2 | Scans (png) ~ 639 Mb

To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story is a 3 CD Career Retrospective (1957-1993) including her work for Bethlehem, Colpix, Philips, RCA, CTI and Elektra, PLUS a DVD featuring the 1970 Emmy-nominated never-before-released documentary. This package includes 54 songs, 8 previously unreleased tracks, including some never recorded elsewhere. The box includes all chart hits (U.S. and U.K.) and her most famous signature songs. An added bonus are liner notes which include track-by-track commentary from Simone biographer, David Nathan, and introduction by Ed Ward, NPR's "rock & roll historian", and never-before-seen photos from her family archives, recording sessions and performances.

BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Dec. 22, 2015
BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)

BBC - Secret Knowledge: Nina Simone and Me with Laura Mvula (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2397 Kbps | 29mn 20s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 503 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Laura Mvula uncovers the influence of Nina Simone’s classical training in her version of Love Me or Leave Me. Laura Mvula illustrates the contrapuntal classical piano technique that Nina Simone puts to good use in her version of Love Me or Leave Me.

VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Dec. 4, 2015
VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)

VA - Round Nina A Tribute to Nina Simone (2014)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue & Log) ~ 537 mb | MP3 320 kbps CBR ~ 357 mb | Scans included | 52 min
Vocal Jazz | Label: Verve, Universal Music | Rel: 2014

A dozen years have passed since Nina Simone left us, yet it’s taken until now for a substantial tribute album to emerge. Making up for lost time, this 10-track import pays superlative homage to the singularly vibrant Simone in all her musical hues. Welcomingly, Round Nina is more a voyage of discovery than an exercise in backwards glancing. Recorded in Paris, in settings ranging from sparse to orchestral, the collection features an international array of vocalists, many of whom will be revelations to most Stateside listeners.
Nina Simone - Nina Simone's Finest Hour (2000/2015) [Official Digital Download 24-192]

Nina Simone - Nina Simone's Finest Hour (2000/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 62:13 minutes | 2,71 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Verve's Finest Hour collection of Nina Simone's work compiles 60 minutes of career highlights, including 'Wild Is the Wind,' 'I Put a Spell on You,' 'Four Women,' 'I Loves You, Porgy,' and 'My Baby Just Cares for Me.' Though it's by no means a definitive compilation of Simone's music, it does provide a welcome overview of her Verve years.