Music Video Wednesday (V-Day edition)

In Music, Ramblings on February 14, 2007 by Cody McComas

“Eunice Kathleen Waymon, better known as Nina Simone (February 21, 1933–April 21, 2003), was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist.Although she disliked being categorized, Simone is generally classified as a jazz musician. Her work covers an eclectic variety of musical styles, such as jazz, soul, folk, R&B, gospel, and even pop music. Her vocal style is characterized by passion, breathiness, and tremolo. Simone recorded over 40 live and studio albums, the biggest body of her work being released between 1958 (when she made her debut with Little Girl Blue) and 1974.” [via]

“My name is Neal Schon but people call me Nina Simone”

–Extra points to name that lyricist


3 Responses to “Music Video Wednesday (V-Day edition)”

  1. I SO know who that artist is!! BUT i’m SO bad at the whole remembering artist names game!! ;o) lol so i guess i lose…

  2. perfect choice for a perfect V-day edition. I have waited my whole life to watch that video and the day finally came.. perfectly finally.

  3. Beautiful low voice. I’ve heard Lady Ella do that song before, but this was so original, passionate, warm. Loved it. Thanks for posting.

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