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Silk & Soul is the thirteenth studio album by American musician Nina Simone released in October 1967 by RCA Victor. It features the cuts "Go To Hell" and a cover of "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free".

Silk & Soul
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1967
StudioRCA Victor's Studio B
GenreR&B, blues, gospel, pop, vocal
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerDanny Davis
Nina Simone chronology
Sings the Blues
Silk & Soul
'Nuff Said!


Information about songs on this albumEdit

Track listingEdit

1."It Be's That Way Sometime"Sam Waymon2:58
2."The Look Of Love"Burt Bacharach, Hal David2:23
3."Go To Hell"Morris Bailey, Jr.2:49
4."Love O' Love"Andy Stroud5:06
5."Cherish"Terry Kirkman3:22
6."I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free"Billy Taylor3:09
7."Turn Me On"John D. Loudermilk2:26
8."Turning Point"Martha Holmes2:01
9."Some Say"Charles Reuben2:10
10."Consummation"Nina Simone4:10


  • Nina Simone – piano, vocals
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Sammy Lowe – arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall – engineer