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Wild Is The Wind

Nina Simone

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1
I Love Your Lovin' Ways (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:39
2
Four Women (Album Version)
Nina Simone
4:28
3
What More Can I Say? (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:52
4
Lilac Wine (Album Version)
Nina Simone
4:18
5
That's All I Ask (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:33
6
Break Down And Let It All Out (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:41
7
Why Keep On Breaking My Heart (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:37
8
Wild Is The Wind (Live In New York, 1964)
Nina Simone
7:00
9
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (Live In New York, 1964)
Nina Simone
3:28
10
If I Should Lose You (Album Version)
Nina Simone
4:00
11
Either Way I Lose (Album Version)
Nina Simone
2:45
Total Playing Time    39:21
Billboard R&B Chart - #12, 1966

"... special merit pick ... sets up an exceptional romantic mood that offers top listening delight."
- Billboard

"... the singular Simone at the height of her creative power ..."
- JazzTimes.com

"... (Four Women is) an instantly accessible analysis of the damning legacy of slavery, that made iconographic the real women we knew and would become."
- The Village Voice

Nina Simone recorded the title track, originally popularized by Johnny Mathis, twice: it appears on her 1959 live album and again on this 1966 release. David Bowie's mid-1970s cover version was inspired by the rendition on this album and was recorded after Bowie met Simone. Also included is one of Simone's signature tunes, the stereotype-fighting Four Women, her only original number on the album. An anthem for the Civil Rights movement, the single was banned upon release by a New York jazz radio station due to what was considered controversial lyrical content at the time.
192 kHz / 24-bit and 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM - The Verve Music Group Studio Masters

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