Armed with a commanding voice and powerful songwriting, Nina Simone became one of the most important musicians of the last century. Originally a classical pianist, her style came to incorporate elements of Jazz, Blues, and Gospel. Besides composing and writing hits, she covered a wide range of popular songs, interpreting it in an eclectic style and make those songs, her own.

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Turn Turn Turn (Original by Pete Seeger)

The Times They Are a Changing (original by Bob Dylan)

My Way (original by Frank Sinatra)

Ne Me Quittes Pas (original by Jacques Brel)

Suzanne (Original by Leonard Cohen)

Here Comes the Sun (original by the Beatles)

I Shall Be Released (original by Bob Dylan)

Com’ By H’Yere Good Lord (Traditional)

To Love Somebody (original by the Bee Gees)

See Line Woman (Traditional)


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