The Record Collection

Nina Simone: Little Girl Blue

Track list:

01 – Mood Indigo
02 – Don’t Smoke In Bed
03 – He Needs Me
04 – Little Girl Blue
05 – Love Me Or Leave Me
06 – My Baby Just Cares For Me
07 – Good Bait
08 – Plain Gold Ring
09 – You’ll Never Walk Alone
10 – I Loves You Porgy
11 – Central Park Blues
12 – He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands
13 – For All We Know
14 – African Mailman

Personnel:

Nina Simone – Piano, Vocals
Jimmy Bond – Bass
Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath – Drums

Recorded in New York City, 1957.

Nina Simone’s debut album, also known as ‘Jazz As Played In An Exclusive Side Street Club’, released on Bethlehem label in 1960.
The Album lacked #12,13 & 14
But Bethlehem’s 1960 release ‘Nina Simone and Her Friends’ features the three tracks + I loves You Porgy and Love Me or Leave Me.

A 2006 CD (Fuel 302 061 544 2) features #15 My Baby Just Cares For Me (Special Extended Version).

A 2000 CD (Neon NE 34541) features the extended version of My Baby Just Cares For Me.
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Bonus Tracks, In Concert:
15 – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
16 – Ain’t Got No/I Got Life
17 – Young, Gifted and Black
18 – Gin House Blues

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