Legendary artist and activist Nina Simone was born on this date 80 years ago. Though she left this existential plane in 2003, her passionate, emotionally honest music and refusal to be boxed in by genres or other categories continue to resonate today. In honor of her life and legacy in music as well as civil rights advocacy, Legacy Recordings named Simone as the label's Artist of the Month, who are helping us offer a prize pack of CDs to one lucky winner.

Celebrate Nina Simone with an albums prize pack!

Wanna win a collection of her releases, such as Baltimore, Nina Sings The Blues, Silk & Soul, The Complete RCA Albums Collection, The Essential Nina Simone, Love Songs, S.O.U.L., and Since I Fell For You? Here's how:

Simply "like" AllMusic on Facebook and share AllMusic's Facebook status, or follow @AllMusic on Twitter and retweet AllMusic's Twitter post. On Thursday, March 7 we'll draw the winner at random from our Facebook fans and Twitter followers who shared and retweeted.

Details about this giveaway:
Winner will be randomly selected on Thursday, March 7.
Winner will be contacted via the service they used to enter.
If no response is received from the winner within 72 hours, a new winner will be drawn from the pool of candidates.

For more about the 80th anniversary of Nina Simone's birth, check out the Legacy Recordings' Artist of the Month page, Nina Simone's website, and Nina Simone's Facebook page.

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