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Old School: Nina Simone

I Put a Spell on You – Nina Simone (1965)

Nina Simone

Genre: Jazz / Blues / Gospel / Folk
Origin: Tryon > North Carolina > US
Career: 1954-2003
Tidbit: Born Eunice Waymon, Simone was a classically-trained pianist who begrudgingly performed popular music, so she could afford her music studies. In the 60’s, she became an active participant in the US civil rights movement.