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Nina Simone: Pastel Blues (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series) LP

Nina Simone

Pastel Blues features "Be My Husband", written by Simone’s husband/manager, Andrew Stroud. She sings a cappella, with handclapping and a hi-hat as her only accompaniment. It was later retitled "Be Your Husband." Fans of the 1999 film The Thomas Crown Affair will recognize the timeless "Sinnerman." Also includes Billie Holiday covers, "Tell Me More and More and Then Some" and "Strange Fruit." Verve Acoustic Sounds Series features all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging.

Side A
1. Be My Husband
2. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
3. End Of The Line
4. Trouble In Mind
5. Tell Me More And More And Then Some
6. Chilly Winds Don't Blow

Side B
1. Ain't No Use
2. Strange Fruit
3. Sinnerman