Album of the Day – 02.21.14: The Soul of Nina Simone

Happy birthday to the late Nina Simone! Known as the “High Priestess of Soul” for her stage performances. Simone studied music at the Julliard School of Music, where she became a songwriter and arranger. She wrote the collection of songs that became the standard for her sound. She was a civil rights activist, and after 1964 began including civil rights messages in some of her songs. She passed away on April 21, 2003.

 

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