Together, she and the band assemble a tightly knitted message that convinces. She's put a quality into the blues that makes it her own. Both tunes, while vastly different in scope, represent unique qualities that can only be identified with this singer. This arrangement of "House of the Rising Sun drives fast and light with a snare drum shuffle that evokes our melting-pot cultural ties to old New Orleans. Simone is on fire. Most of the original LP features down-home blues with earthy textures.
The band helped to deliver this sound authentically, but it's the singer who made it work so well. This presentation, in fact, apart from her other excellent anthologies, offers a portrait of the vocalist as one of the premier interpreters of the American standard canon, as great as Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington , if not Ella Fitzgerald herself.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Simone handled the piano chores. The song selection is key here. Because for all intents and purposes this is perhaps the rawest record Simone ever cut. It opens with the sultry, nocturnal, slow-burning original "Do I Move You," which doesn't beg the question but demands an answer: "Do I move you?
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Day and Night. In the Dark. Real Real. My Man's Gone Now. DuBose Heyward. Backlash Blues.View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Nina Simone Sings The Blues on Discogs. Label: RCA Victor - LSP,RCA Victor - LSP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues • Style: Soul-Jazz, Soul.