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Original discography
     
 Bethlehem (1957-1959, 2 albums)
Little Girl Blue
(US 1958) Bethlehem BCP 6028

Nina's first original album (11 tracks), aka Jazz as Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club.

And Her Friends
(US 1960) Bethlehem BCP 6041

Collective album with Chris Connor and Carmen McRae. Four tracks by Nina, 3 of which were at the time unpublished.
 Colpix (1959-1964, 10 albums)
The Amazing The Amazing
(US 1959) Colpix CP/SCP 407
The Amazing - Nina Simone

Nina's first album with Colpix.


At Town Hall At Town Hall
(US 1959) Colpix CP/SCP 409
Nina Simone At Town Hall - Nina Simone

2nd album with Colpix.
This is a live and studio album.


At Newport At Newport
(US 1960) Colpix CP/SCP 412
Nina Simone At Newport - Nina Simone

3th album with Colpix.
Live album, reached # 23 on Billboard chart on March 6, 1961.


Forbidden Fruit Forbidden Fruit
(US 1961) Colpix CP/SCP 419
Forbidden Fruit - Nina Simone

4th album with Colpix.


At The Village Gate At the Village Gate
(US 1962) Colpix CP/SCP 421
Live At The Village Gate - Nina Simone

5th album with Colpix, recorded at Village Gate on April 1961.

Sings Ellington Sings Ellington
(US 1962) Colpix CP/SCP 425

6th album with Colpix.

Nina's Choice Nina's Choice
(US 1963) Colpix CP/SCP 443
Nina's Choice - Nina Simone

7th album with Colpix.
Compilation of single releases. 


At Carnegie Hall At Carnegie Hall
(US 1963) Colpix CP/SCP 455
At Carnegie Hall - Nina Simone

8th album with Colpix.


Folksy Folksy
(US 1964) Colpix CP/SCP 465
Folksy Nina - Nina Simone

9th album with Colpix. Live album, also from Carnegie Hall concert.


With Strings With Strings
(US 1966) Colpix CP/SCP 496
Nina With Strings - Nina Simone

10th album with Colpix. Live and studio album, strings are added. 

 Philips (1964-1967, 7 albums)

In Concert
(US 1964) Philips PHM 200-135
In Concert (1964/New York) - Nina Simone

First album with Philips.


Broadway-Blues-Ballads
(US 1964) Philips PHM 200-148
Broadway-Blues-Ballads - Nina Simone

2nd album with Philips.

 


I Put a Spell on You
(US 1965) Philips PHM 200-172 
I Put a Spell On You - Nina Simone

3th album with Philips.

 


Pastel Blues
(US 1966) Philips PHM 200-187
Pastel Blues - Nina Simone

4th album with Philips.


Let It All Out
(US 1966) Philips PHM 200-202
Let It All Out - Nina Simone

5th album with Philips.


Wild Is the Wind
(US 1966) Philips PHM 200-207
Wild Is the Wind - Nina Simone

6th album with Philips.


High Priestess of Soul
(US 1967) Philips PHM 200-219
High Priestess of Soul - Nina Simone

7th album with Philips.

 RCA (1967-1974, 9 albums)
Sings the Blues
(US 1967) RCA Victor LSP 3789
Nina Simone Sings the Blues - Nina Simone

First album with RCA.

Silk & Soul
(US 1967) RCA Victor LSP 3837/740506
Silk & Soul - Nina Simone

2nd album with RCA.

'Nuff Said
(US 1968) RCA Victor LSP 4065/40554
Nuff Said - Nina Simone

3th album with RCA. This album was nominated for an Emmy. 

And Piano!
(US 1969) RCA Victor LSP 4102
Nina Simone & Piano! (Remastered) - Nina Simone

4th album with RCA.

To Love Somebody
(US 1969) RCA Victor LSP 4152
To Love Somebody - Nina Simone
 

5th album with RCA.


Black Gold
(US 1970) RCA Victor LSP 4248
Black Gold - Nina Simone

6th album with RCA.


Here Comes the Sun
(US 1971) RCA  LSP 4536
Here Comes the Sun - Nina Simone

7th album with RCA.


Emergency Ward!
(US 1972) RCA Victor LSP 4757

8th album with RCA.

It Is Finished
(US 1974) RCA
It Is Finished - Nina Simone

9th and last album with RCA.

 European Years from 1975
Baltimore
(US 1978) CTI 7084
Baltimore - Nina Simone

Fodder on My Wings
(FR 1982) Carrère
Fodder On My Wings - Nina Simone

Nina's Back!
(US 1985) VPI 100-7A
Nina's Back - Nina Simone


Live & Kickin
(US 1987) VPI 10012
Live and Kickin' - Nina Simone

Let It Be Me
(US 1987) Verve 831437-1
Let It Be Me - Nina Simone

 


A Single Woman
(US 1993) Elektra 7559-61503-2 

Original albums are:
  • albums published by the indicated label, in the period of association with Nina (classic discography),
  • albums published by the label, after the period, with tracks never published before (late classic discography).