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Daddy And Momma Always Wanted Her To Play At Carnegie Hall... Nina Simone Finally Made It, Too — Only She Wasn't Playing Bach

Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 10 July 1965

GROWN-UPS, it seems, squabble just as boringly over labels, like jazz and blues, as do the younger fry over rock 'n' roll and the genuine R and B Sound. Nina Simone is a singer who belongs to the grown-ups and they don't know what to make of her. Is she a blues singer? A jazz singer? A Gospel singer?

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