Nina Simone

The Best of Nina Simone [Universal]

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An artist whose music spans the boundaries of jazz, blues, R&B, and gospel, Nina Simone has earned a reputation as one of the most gifted, passionate, and distinctive vocalists of her generation. The Best of Nina Simone is a collection that brings together 12 selections she recorded during her tenure with the Phillips label in the 1960s. Songs include "I Put a Spell on You," "Pirate Jenny," "Sinnerman," "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," and eight others.