Category: Quick Hits

Quick Hits: “Buck”, Nina Simone Sings The Blues (1967)

  Buck – Nina Simone “Buck” is a strange entry into Nina Simone’s oeuvre, a booming beat floors a cyclical riff that dances around Simone’s trance-like vocal and wraps things up in a hasty 1:50. The whole album is worth tracking down, a gritty affair with simple accompaniment.  That’s Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, session drummer extraordinaire, […]