A new 51 track box set ‘To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story’ has just been released, and to coincide, two previously unseen videos have been made available to view.
The two videos, for “I wish I knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” and Precious Lord” can be seen below.
Delving into archives, the new Simone box set also features eight previously unreleased tracks from across the legendary singer’s RCA and Colpix recordings across 1963-73. Unearthed gems include covers of Leonard Cohen‘s “Suzanne” and Richie Haven‘s “No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed”, both recorded live at New York’s Philharmonic Hall in October 1969.
Uncut currently has two copies of the boxset to give away, see the side panel for the link to the competition.
Nina Simone – I wish I knew How It Would Feel To Be Free (previously unreleased video):
Nina Simone – Precious Lord (previously unreleased video):
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