I Love Nina Simone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    She's Ace, But It's Still a Little Scary...

    that I'm listening to a dead woman when I'm listening to her music!   I mean, though she is an absolutely fantastic singer and has real meaning without her lyrics, it's still a little spooky.  *shudder* However, I do love Eunice Kathleen Waymon and I'm not...
    Mitosis Mitosis
    16-17, M
    Jul 13, 2008

    Feeling Good by Nina Simone is a masterpiece,

    and I just encountered Avicii's version. He doesn't butcher it, he just adds a bit more spice to it and it absolutely works. Nina Simone + Avicii = G♥LD.
    thatvintagekindalove thatvintagekindalove
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    Cbc Radio This Week

    Ok, this is driving me batty, and maybe a true fan can help me. CBC Radio in Toronto – either Radio 1 or 2, I think either Thursday or Friday – played a song that is such a blatant rip-off of "My baby just cares for me" that it made my jaw drop. But I was busy and didn't note...
    Rcroucher Rcroucher
    41-45
    Sep 2, 2012

    What's the matter with you,

    rock? Don't you see I need you, rock!   
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2015

    i was wandering if anyone could help me with a

    song from Nina Simone i only know she sings stand in the sunshine
    viktorbigv viktorbigv
    41-45, M
    Oct 22, 2015

    Don't you just love her

    when she says: 'There will be no-one unless that someone is yoooooouuuuuuuu' !!   
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    Open Letter To A Friend Explaining Nina

    Nina. Nina was passionate. She loved her people and struggled, really struggled with injustice. ML King was a friend, and we know what happened there. She was born in the 30's and the equal rights amendment was not signed until 1964. She wrote Mississippi goddam when four girls...
    Bklyngrl Bklyngrl
    56-60, F
    Aug 5, 2012

    Wow!Nina Simon and Ne me quitte pas,

    the perfect combination! 
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2015

    She speaks to my heart with her music

    and voice, I love Nina Simon, I just love her!!!! Why all of these GREAT singers do not belong to my era, my generation.. how on earth are we supposed to grow up with a kind tender heart without this music, what a sad generation, that's of mine.  ...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    Bored and I decided to make picture lyrics.

    For the love of Nina Simone's music.
    thatvintagekindalove thatvintagekindalove
    18-21, F
    Jun 16, 2015

    Ne Me Quitte Pas!

    "Ne Me Quitte Pas" (translated "Don't Leave Me") has to be one the THE most beautiful songs ever recorded.  Although Nina didn't write it-- Jaques Brel did in '59-- her version is, hands down, the most memorable.  I don't speak much French...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 8, 2009

    Version

    She's "version". Unique and amazing. I respect her so much as a musician. I can only imagine how she must've felt wanting to be a successful classical pianist but resorting to make music that didn't necessarily match her goal and talent. But that did not...
    ladynau ladynau
    18-21, F
    Feb 24, 2008

    A truly inspiring lady.

    She was her own woman who the whole music world respected.
    jillingout jillingout
    26-30, F
    Apr 11, 2015

    I tell you, listening to Nina at work is really

    a huge mistake.Today was a gloomy lovely day, yes I love gloominess. It was dark outside, raining, and the sky was coloured gray.I sit by the window, and I tend to wear my earphones and listen to music while working because I could die under the pressure if I don't.I was...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 7

    I Hold No Grudge

    Such a haunting voice...and can sing the words I am never quite able to say.... 
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10, 2011

    What's the Matter With You, Rock?

    Her version of House of the Rising Sun and Porgy and Bess are excellent.
    tullamore tullamore
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

    I Want a Little Sugar In My Bowl

    "I want a little sugar in my bowl I want a little sweetness down in my soul I could stand some lovin' Oh so bad Feel so lonely and I feel so sad I want a little steam on my clothes Maybe I could fix things up so they'll go Whatsa matter Daddy Come on, save my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 29, 2008

    Nina Live On Stage, Recently...

     stumbled upon this video by a band called J.Viewz, the title is "J.Viewz feat. Nina Simone", which had me clicking... and what a lovely way to have Nina on stage! These guys projected Nina on a screen behind them, and she actually communicates with the crowd and...
    oko34 oko34
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2009

    I Wanna Little Sugar In My Bowl....

    Check this Re-Mix OUT.... it's HOT !! http://youtu.be/mrWPSzn3BvM  ( The Look of Love ) Nina Simone came to me in the movie "Point of No Return" w/ Bridgette Fonda...I loved that movie and Nina Simone was purrrFECT for the soundtrack... She was a Vanguard for her day and her...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 23, 2012

    Passion Of Nina

    Her music speaks to my soul. I am enamored by her strength and vulnerability, her passion and her pain. There are so many elements about her that makes her mysterious yet open. Amazing!
    ayot6 ayot6
    31-35, F
    Nov 4, 2012

    Need To Listen To More Of Her Music,though

    I only have heard one song by her. It is Feelin' Good and it is on the second soundtrack to the show Six Feet Under. I keep meaning to check out more of her work.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 22, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 16, 2015

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