Nina Simone at Newport

1960

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In one of the least visible places in the 1960 festival, the up-and-coming Nina Simone performed the above set the opening evening of June 30 right before appearances by the Art Farmer-Benny Golson Jazztet and the Maynard Ferguson Band.

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1967

Backlash Blues Intro (Newport 1967)Nina Simone
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Before it is released on vinyl, Nina performs a new song:  "Backlash Blues."

Nina performed "Backlash Blues" just before singing "Four Women."