Nina Simone Little Girl Blue (2021 Stereo Remaster) 180g LP
Nina Simone Little Girl Blue (2021 Stereo Remaster) 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: BMG
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Nina Simone Little Girl Blue (2021 Stereo Remaster) 180g LP

Nina Simone

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SKU:
BMGLP71469
UPC:
4050538671469

Simone's Classic Debut On 180g Audiophile Vinyl LP!
New Stereo Mix By Michael Graves!
Vinyl Remastering by Kevin Gray!

Little Girl Blue (also known as Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club) is the debut album by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Nina Simone. It was originally released by Bethlehem Records in February 1959. At the time, Simone was in her mid-20s and still aspiring to be a classical concert pianist. The album includes the classic tracks "My Baby Just Cares For Me," "Mood Indigo," as well as "I Loves You, Porgy," which was her first Top 20 hit (#18 / #2 "US R&B"). Pressed on 180-Gram audiophile vinyl. Featuring a brand new stereo mix by four-time Grammy winner Michael Graves as well as vinyl remastering by Kevin Gray. Includes new essay by author of Liner Notes For The Revolution, Daphne A. Brooks.

Simone's relationship with Bethlehem Records was a troubled one, as she believed the label didn't do enough to promote her first album. Moreover, after she left the label, Bethlehem released an unauthorized collection of left-over tracks from the Little Girl Blues sessions as Nina Simone and Her Friends. She would never record with Bethlehem again.

[Little Girl Blue] showcases her ballad voice as one of mystery and sensuality and showcases her uptempo jazz style with authority and an enigmatic down-home feel that is nonetheless elegant. The album also introduced a fine jazz pianist. Simone was a solid improviser who never strayed far from the blues.
-Thom Jurek, AllMusic.com, 4/5 stars
The session, recorded in 1957, sounds as fresh as yesterday. Simone's piano bursts ahead throughout, mirroring her interests in becoming a classical performer at the time, and her syrupy contralto voice comes through in waves of slow, sweet beauty. The other players on the album, drummer Tootie Heath and bassist Jimmy Bond, do their best not to disrupt the spell she casts throughout, instead calmly fanning the flames and mopping Simone's brow throughout.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl LP
  • 2021 Stereo Remaster by Michael Graves
  • Vinyl Remastering by Kevin Gray
  • New Essay by Daphne A. Brooks
  • Made in USA

Musicians

Nina Simone vocals, piano
Jimmy Bond double bass
Albert "Tootie" Heath drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Mood Indigo
  2. Don't Smoke In Bed
  3. He Needs Me
  4. Little Girl Blue
  5. Love Me Or Leave Me
  6. My Baby Just Cares For Me

Side B:

  1. Good Bait
  2. Plain Gold Ring
  3. You'll Never Walk Alone
  4. I Loves You Porgy
  5. Central Park Blues
Description

Simone's Classic Debut On 180g Audiophile Vinyl LP!
New Stereo Mix By Michael Graves!
Vinyl Remastering by Kevin Gray!

Little Girl Blue (also known as Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club) is the debut album by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Nina Simone. It was originally released by Bethlehem Records in February 1959. At the time, Simone was in her mid-20s and still aspiring to be a classical concert pianist. The album includes the classic tracks "My Baby Just Cares For Me," "Mood Indigo," as well as "I Loves You, Porgy," which was her first Top 20 hit (#18 / #2 "US R&B"). Pressed on 180-Gram audiophile vinyl. Featuring a brand new stereo mix by four-time Grammy winner Michael Graves as well as vinyl remastering by Kevin Gray. Includes new essay by author of Liner Notes For The Revolution, Daphne A. Brooks.

Simone's relationship with Bethlehem Records was a troubled one, as she believed the label didn't do enough to promote her first album. Moreover, after she left the label, Bethlehem released an unauthorized collection of left-over tracks from the Little Girl Blues sessions as Nina Simone and Her Friends. She would never record with Bethlehem again.

[Little Girl Blue] showcases her ballad voice as one of mystery and sensuality and showcases her uptempo jazz style with authority and an enigmatic down-home feel that is nonetheless elegant. The album also introduced a fine jazz pianist. Simone was a solid improviser who never strayed far from the blues.
-Thom Jurek, AllMusic.com, 4/5 stars
The session, recorded in 1957, sounds as fresh as yesterday. Simone's piano bursts ahead throughout, mirroring her interests in becoming a classical performer at the time, and her syrupy contralto voice comes through in waves of slow, sweet beauty. The other players on the album, drummer Tootie Heath and bassist Jimmy Bond, do their best not to disrupt the spell she casts throughout, instead calmly fanning the flames and mopping Simone's brow throughout.
-Robert Ham, Paste Magazine

Features

  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl LP
  • 2021 Stereo Remaster by Michael Graves
  • Vinyl Remastering by Kevin Gray
  • New Essay by Daphne A. Brooks
  • Made in USA

Musicians

Nina Simone vocals, piano
Jimmy Bond double bass
Albert "Tootie" Heath drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Mood Indigo
  2. Don't Smoke In Bed
  3. He Needs Me
  4. Little Girl Blue
  5. Love Me Or Leave Me
  6. My Baby Just Cares For Me

Side B:

  1. Good Bait
  2. Plain Gold Ring
  3. You'll Never Walk Alone
  4. I Loves You Porgy
  5. Central Park Blues
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Nina Simone
Title
Little Girl Blue
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-28-2021
Release Date
09-01-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
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