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Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

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Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

Simone Steps Out of Nina's Shadow

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Simone's new album is a tribute to her mother, the legendary singer Nina Simone. Koch Records hide caption

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Extended Interview: Simone Talks About 'Mississippi Goddam'

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Singer Simone, the daughter of the legendary jazz and soul singer Nina Simone, is giving her mother's songs a new twist.

She talks with Farai Chideya about her childhood, her mother's influence on her own music, and what it meant to create the big-band tribute album, titled Simone on Simone.

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