Folksy Nina is an album by singer/pianist/songwriter Nina Simone. It includes live tracks recorded on April 12, 1963, at Carnegie Hall. The previous album, Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall (1963) uses songs from the same concert. It was released on Colpix Records.

Folksy Nina
Live album by
RecordedApril 12, 1963
GenreVocal, jazz, blues, folk
ProducerJack Lewis
Nina Simone chronology
Nina Simone at Carnegie Hall
Folksy Nina
Nina Simone with Strings

Track listing edit

  1. "Silver City Bound" (Huddie Ledbetter, Alan Lomax)
  2. "When I Was a Young Girl" (Sebastian Mure)
  3. "Erets Zavat Chalav" (Eliahu Gamliel)
  4. "Lass of the Low Country" (Traditional)
  5. "The Young Knight" (Joseph Hathaway, Charles Kingsly)
  6. "The Twelfth of Never" (Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster)
  7. "Vanetihu" (Gil Aldema)
  8. "You Can Sing a Rainbow" (Arthur Hamilton)
  9. "Hush Little Baby" (Pete Seeger)

Remark: Track 8 is sometimes listed as "Mighty Lak' a Rose" (music by Ethelbert Nevin, lyrics by Frank Lebby Stanton). "When I Was a Young Girl" was later covered by Julie Driscoll (as "When I was Young") on her 1969 album Streetnoise, under the assumption it was a traditional tune.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ Julie Driscoll, interviewed on German television in 1969, before performing the song (Online). Retrieved December 24, 2018.