Nina Simone

Nina Simone
Real name
Eunice Kathleen Waymon
February 21, 1933
April 21, 2003
United States
Jazz singer, songwriter, pianist and arranger. Took the stage name of "Nina Simone" so that her mother wouldn't find out she was playing "devil's music".
Lisa Simone Daughter
Andy Stroud Husband (1961-1970)


Added by Mathieu
Managed by Bastien

Covers by Nina Simone

Title Performer Release date Originally by
October 1968 James Rado and Company, Walker Daniels, Gerome Ragni, Steve Dean, Arnold Wilkerson and the Company
1971 Evie Sands
August 3, 1993 Rod McKuen
1978 Randy Newman
1966 (unknown), Doretta Morrow, Richard Oneto & Chorus
June 1965 The Urchins
December 1959 John Jacob Niles
1959 Casa Loma Orchestra, Geo. Hall and The Hotel Taft Orch. - Vocal Refrain by Loretta Lee
Break Down And Let It All Out Nina Simone 1965 Unverified
Brown Baby Nina Simone Unverified
February 1967 Chuck Berry and His Combo
December 1961 Sam Lanin's Dance Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Arthur Hall
1959 Johnny Long and His Orchestra
1966 Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.
1966 Memphis Minnie
1967 The Association
1959 Dennis Crumpton & Robert Summers
1969 Bee Gees, I Califfi
December 1959 Dyke's Magic City Trio
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1966 Billie Holiday
1971 Nina Simone
Sampled by Common
1958 Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra
August 1968 Johnny Rivers
November 1965 Teri Thornton
1969 Jonathan King
1978 Quincy Jones
Everytime We Say Goodbye Nina Simone 1992 Unverified
December 1959 Harry Richman
1966 Weintraub Syncopators, Marlene Dietrich
June 1965 Cy Grant
Sampled by (5 artists)
December 1959 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
February 1960 Morton Downey
For A While Nina Simone 1985 Unverified
1974 Ike and Tina Turner
May 1961 Bessie Smith
2005 Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra
1958 Dizzy Gillespie and His All Stars
1958 Peggy Lee
1971 The Beatles
February 1960 Rev. F. W. McGee
December 1961 Shannon Bolin
December 1961 Ashley and Foster
February 1968 Bee Gees
June 1966 Gladys Swarthout & John Boles
1969 (unknown), Dick Powell
1962 Ivie Anderson
May 1961 Billie Holiday with Billy Kyle and His Trio
August 3, 1993 Georges Brassens
1958 Anne Wiggins Brown & Todd Duncan
2008 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
1997 Margaret Whiting
April 1967 Lil Green
1960 (unknown)
October 1968 Bee Gees
June 1965 Screamin' Jay Hawkins
June 1969 Bob Dylan
1972 George Harrison
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1969 Julius LaRosa
1959 Dick Haymes with Victor Young and His Orchestra
July 1962 Bessie Smith
Covered by (54 artists)
1967 Billy Taylor Trio
Covered by (52 artists)
December 1961 Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday
1971 Bob Dylan
June 1969 Bob Dylan
May 1961 Enzo Fusco, (unknown)
1974 Gilbert Bécaud, Jill Corey with Jimmy Carroll
June 1966 Hope Foye
1958 Gloria Grafton
1960 Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band
August 3, 1993 Frank Sinatra
2005 (unknown)
1958 Ruth Etting
August 3, 1993 Rod McKuen
May 1961 Hoagy Carmichael
1958 The Jungle Band
1971 Jerry Jeff Walker
1958 Ted Weems and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Arthur Jarrett
1978 Judy Collins
April 1967 Ruby Elzy
2005 Gertrude Lawrence
1972 The Chiffons, Billy Preston
1971 Claude François, Frank Sinatra
June 1965 Jacques Brel
1971 Mama Cass Elliot
November 1964 Sammy Davis Jr.
November 1964 Arthur Collins
June 1960 Jimmie Cox
1969 Blind Willie Johnson
1973 Richie Havens
2008 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
1971 The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie
August 3, 1993 Barbra Streisand
1966 Bessie Smith - Orchestra accompanied by Buck and His Band
1964 Roma Bahn, Lotte Lenya
1958 Kitty White
October 1968 Bee Gees
1966 Anne Wiggins Brown & Todd Duncan
May 1961 Ronnie Chapman
February 1969 The Beatles
Covered by Nina Van Horn
1978 Daryl Hall & John Oates
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1969 Aretha Franklin
November 1964 Katherine and Christine Shipp
2008 Prince
July 1964 Leadbelly
April 1967 Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra
August 1965 The Sensational Nightingales, Les Baxter and His Orchestra
1959 Tony Bennett with Percy Faith and His Orchestra
1962 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
November 1964 Dorothy Sarnoff
1966 Dennis King & Vivienne Segal
1987 Janis Ian
1959 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
August 1965 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
December 1959 Abbie Mitchell
October 1968 Rosemary Clooney with The Buddy Cole Trio
May 1969 Judy Collins
2005 (unknown), Anna Meyers and Original Memphis Five
October 1968 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
1998 Aaron Neville
August 1965 Billie Holiday
Sampled by Faithless
1966 Nat "King" Cole
1978 Jaye P. Morgan
1959 Peggy Lee
1966 (unknown), Bob Dylan
1969 Jacques Brel, Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Shawn Elliott, Alice Whitfield
1978 Tony Joe White
August 3, 1993 Irene Dunne
February 1967 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
November 1964 Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra - Vocal by Fredda Gibson
1967 Stan Getz
1966 Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra
August 3, 1993 Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Buddy Di Vito
November 1959 Sarah Vaughan
1974 Steppenwolf
June 1969 Bob Dylan
July 1963 (unknown), Johnny Mathis
1966 Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bob Godet
1991 Bob Dylan
February 1968 Bee Gees
June 1965 Charles Aznavour accompagné par Paul Mauriat et son Orchestre, Honor Blackman
1960 Thelma La Vizzo
1999 New Mayfair Dance Orchestra
1967 Mark Dinning
May 1969 (unknown), The Limeliters
June 1970 Ko Ko Taylor
2008 Melanie
July 1964 Mrs. Texas Gladden
May 1961 Peggy Lee and Victor Young and His Singing Strings
1969 Marcia Henderson
1970 Sandy Denny and The Strawbs
December 1959 Johnny Mathis
July 1963 Johnny Mathis - Orchestra under the Direction of Percy Faith
1959 Ted Fiorito & His Orchestra
May 1961 Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.
1962 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
December 1959 Fran Warren
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To Nina Simone 1960 Unverified
1958 Christine Johnson
1959 Brother John Sellers