I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone
ISBN: 0306813270
EAN13: 9780306813276
Language: English
Pages: 192
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Da Capo Press

I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone

Book Overview
The classic autobiography of the iconic singer and pianist, detailing her music and involvement in key moments of the Civil Rights era Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in small-town North Carolina, Nina Simone changed the face of both music and race relations in America. She struck a chord with bluesy jazz ballads like Put a Little Sugar in My Bowl and powerful protest songs such as Mississippi Goddam and To Be Young, Gifted, and Black, the anthem of the American Civil Rights movement. Here are the many lives and loves of Nina Simone, recounted in her unshakable voice.