Nina Simone - Black Gold - Live Jazz Blues Folk - 180 Grm LP

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Nina Simone ‎– Black Gold

Music On Vinyl ‎– MOVLP195
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, 180 gram
16 May 2011



A1 Introduction (2:30)
A2 Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair (7:30)
A3 Ain't Got No - I Got No Life (5:30)
A4 Westwind (9:40)

B1 Who Knows Where The Time Goes (8:08)
B2 The Assignment Sequence (6:28)
B3 To Be Young, Gifted And Black (10:10)




Recorded live in concert
Cover design courtesy of "Truth Poster"

Originally released Ⓟ&Ⓒ 1970 RCA. This release Ⓟ&Ⓒ 2011 Sony Music Entertainment: manufactured and distributed by Music On Vinyl B.V. for Sony Music Entertainment. Made in the EU.



from "Black Gold" (1969)

Black is the color of my true love's hair
Black is the color of my love, so fair
Black is her body, so firm, so gold
Black is her beauty, her soul of gold

I carry my love in my heart everywhere
And no matter where I go she is always there

I remember how she came to me in a vision of my mind
I remember how she said to me: „Don't ever look behind"
She said: „Look ahead" - and I would see someone always loving me...

Her picture is painted in my memory without a color of despair
And no matter where I go she is always there

from "Black Gold" (1969)



This is amazing. It is so much better than all other versions that everyone else sounds shrill, empty or amateurish. Nina Simone was an extraordinary musician, and she recorded this song long before it became popular in the New Age Celtic set (who erroneously imagine that the song is Irish -- it's from Appalachia ! 

More Information
Condition New
Format LP, 180 Gram
Label Music On Vinyl
Artist Nina Simone
Color Black