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Nina Simone at the Village Gate (Vinyl)

Nina Simone at the Village Gate (Vinyl)

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*This is NOT a comic! But you can listen to it while you read comics!

By Nina Simone. Published by WaxTime.

Vinyl LP Record, 2014 (originally released 1962)

A1 Just In Time
A2 He Was Too Good To Me
A3 House Of The Rising Sun
A4 Bye Bye Blackbird

B1 Brown Baby
B2 Zungo
B3 If He Changed My Name
B4 Children Go Where I Send You
B5 You'll Never Walk Alone*
*Bonus Track from the same concert, not on the original LP

In this, Nina’s fifth album on Colpix, there is a natural and inevitable chemistry working…the elements are Nina herself at a lower Manhattan café called The Village Gate. Nina calls it her “home club” and, certainly, as this album testifies, she wears it as comfortably as old clothing.

Along with the expert and familiar trio composed of guitarist Al Shackman, drummer Bobby Hamilton, and bassist Christ White, Nina fashions an amazingly versatile, always exciting performance. She ranges with ease from Broadway (“Just In Time” from Bells Are Ringing) to folk music  (the famous and haunting “House of the Rising Sun”) to a standard “Bye Bye Blackbird”) which receives as unique and definitive a treatment as this old 1920s song has ever had. 

All in all, AT THE VILLAGE GATE is a fresh new triumph for the girl who has been aptly tabbed “One of the great singing talents of our time…”

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