Frank Ocean – Moon River

Thank you Frank Ocean / / Subtly dropped on Valentine’s Day, Mr. Ocean gave the world his version of the Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer classic from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Moon River won the 1961 Academy Awards for Best Original song and two Grammys, for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It has been performed countless times by […]

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Nina Simone – Isn’t It A Pity

Nina Simone’s Emergency Ward is an astounding album. At only four tracks, two of which are George Harrison originals, the album runs nearly 39 minutes. It is a mixture of studio and live recordings, although credited as Simone in concert, and was her musical statement to the Vietnam war. It’s Simone’s version of the Harrison […]

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