I Put A Spell On You: The Autobiography Of Nina Simone

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Da Capo Press, Sep 4, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 181 pages
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A gorgeous, inimitable singer and songwriter, Nina Simone (1933-2003) changed the face of both music and race relations in America. She struck a chord with bluesy jazz ballads like "Put a Little Sugar in My Bowl" and powerful protest songs such as "Mississippi Goddam" and "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black," the anthem of the American Civil Rights movement. Coinciding with the re-release of her famous Philips Recordings, here are the reflections of the "High Priestess of Soul" on her own life.

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I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: The Autobiography of Nina Simone

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Well-written life of singer-pianist Simone, as notable for its clear, strong voice as for its events, which are pretty strong too. Despite some wild moments, Simone's is a life to be proud of and she ... Read full review

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User Review  - Del Zimmerman - Goodreads

Nina Simone is my favorite singer and she has a multi-layered story to tell. This is a fascinating biography by an equally fascinating personality. Read full review

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