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Nina Simone Remembrance

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Nina Simone Remembrance

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Nina Simone Remembrance

Nina Simone Remembrance

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Music journalist and producer Ashley Kahn has an appreciation of signer and pianist Nina Simone, who died yesterday in France at the age of 70. Simone was an influential jazz singer, who also is remembered for her powerful protest songs during the civil rights era.