Saturday, October 30, 2010

Flashback: Feelings, Nothing More Than... DAMN.

I do not believe in the conditions that produce a situation that demanded a song like that - Nina Simone
Nina Simone is one of the most fearless artists of the last century. Outspoken and "uppity" for a southern BLACK FEMALE, she showed the world it was only on her own terms she would live. Simone was under surveillance by the FBI, she was considered a threat to US security because of her lyrics and voice.

This performance of "Feelings" is so incredibly powerful and moving. Take a few minutes to watch Nina's captivating sheer genius and ferocity. Be prepared to faint as she opens her heart. Nina Simone is truly a gift from the heavens. MAGIC.

Feelings — Nina Simone

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