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Nina Simone: Lady Trashes The Blues

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 29 September 1979

Nina Simone's concerts are almost as nerve-racking as her turbulent personal life, which makes it easy to see her as a weird, tragic mixture of Billie Holiday and Judy Garland. KARL DALLAS discovers that the reality is a lot perkier.

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