silkSie galt als schwierige Künstlerin. Wahrscheinlich, weil die klassisch-ausgebildete Pianistin in Songs und Interviews schon früh offen gegen Rassismus demonstriert hat.Musikalisch war Nina der weibliche James Brown – zumindest was das Zitieren von Songs angeht. In der Sendung gibt es Originale, Remixes, Zitate, Samples aus über 40 Jahren – von Jazz, (Northern) Soul, Funk, Hip Hop bis House – und den Grund dafür, dass wir nicht „My Baby just cares for me“ spielen. (Leider ist die Tonqualität recht gering).
Hier zum Nachhören: Die Legende von Nina Simone

Dr. Nina Simone
February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003
Singer – Pianist – Arranger – Composer
Honorary Doctor in Music and Humanities
High Priestess of Soul
Queen of African Rooted Classical Music

Radio Show from May, 2003

Playlist:

1st Hour:

  • See Line Woman – live
  • Love me or Leave me
  • Girl from Joe’s
  • Flo-Me-Laa
  • Interview-Snippet (From BBC) 1
    „They stole my album“
  • I’m gonna leave you
  • Mississippi Goddamn
  • I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
  • Why – the king of love is dead – Part One
  • Interview-Snippet (From BBC) 2
  • Young gifted & black – Version excursion:
    – Aretha Franklin
    – Donny Hathaway

 

2nd Hour

  • Young gifted & black – Version excursion(cont.)
    – Bob & Marcia
  • Young Gifted & Brown (inspired?) – Joe Bataan
  • Interview-Snippet (From BBC) 3 „Racism“
  • Don’t let me be misunderstood
  • Some Say
  • It be’s that way sometime
  • Interview-Snippet (From BBC) 4 „Looking for a Lover“
  • TheSwordsmen: It Seems i’m never Tired of Lovin’ you
  • It Seems i’m never Tired of Lovin’ you
  • O-O-H Child
  • Funkier than a mosquito’s tweeter
  • Feeling Good
    – Todd Terry „In Es Project“
    – John Claussell Remix (Verve Remixed 1)
  • See Line Woman
    – Kerri Chandler „Songstress“
    – Masters at Work (Verve Remixed 1)
    – Kerri Chandler „Songstress“ (Todd Edwards Remix)
    Sinnerman:
    – Felix da Housecat remix (Verve Remixed 2)
  • Get By – Talib Kweli (sampling „Sinnerman“)
  • Black is the Color of my True Love’s Hair
    – Jaffa Remix (Verve Remixed 2)
  • Wild is The Wind (Live at At Town Hall – 1959)

P.S Due to a computer crash, the original files were deleted. So i can only offer you mono files i n a lesser quality.