Nina Simone - Mood Indigo: The Complete Bethlehem Singles
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Nina Simone recorded her very first album Little Girl Blue with Bethlehem Records back in late 1957. She was backed by Jimmy Bond on bass and Albert Heath on drums. During this famous session Nina recorded 14 songs in all, including many signature singles that would later define her early career like "My Baby Just Cares For Me", "Love Me Or Leave Me", "Porgy (I Loves You Porgy)", "Mood Indigo" and "Little Girl Blue".
This official collection from Bethlehem Records includes 7 unique single versions and an alternate take of "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands". Exclusive to this release. Liner notes by Ashley Kahn contain new interview with bassist Al "Tootie" Heath.
To celebrate 60th anniversary of these recording sessions, they have included replica of 7" of Nina's first single "Porgy (I Loves You Porgy)" and "Love Me Or Leave Me". US Import.