Nina Simone

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Eunice Waymon was born in Tryon, North Carolina as the sixth of seven children in a poor family. The child prodigy played piano at the age of four. With the help of her music teacher, who set up the "Eunice Waymon Fund", she could continue her general and musical education. She studied at the Julliard School of Music in New York.

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A Week In Music - My Bloody Valentine Make Victorious Return, Mumford And Sons Take Home Top Grammy Award

11th February 2013 -

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A Week in Videos...The popularity of Unknown Mortal Orchestra has been on a slow burning rise for some months now. Taken from their forthcoming second album, helpfully entitled II, ‘So Good At Being In Trouble’...

Emeli Sande Considers Rolf Harris Tattoo

5th August 2012 -

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Emeli Sande would consider getting a tattoo of Rolf Harris, as an ''ice breaker.''The 'Next to Me' singer already has an inking of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, but thinks she could play a funny joke...

'Poet' Kanye West

5th January 2010 -

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Kanye West thinks of himself as a "true poet". The 'Gold Digger' singer, who had a troubled 2009 following his storming of the stage during the MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech from country music...

Nina Simone, Forever Young, Gifted And Black, Audio Streams

13th February 2006 -

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Nina SimoneForever Young, Gifted And BlackAudio StreamsAt the height of the politically, socially charged late-1960s, as wars and poverty raged in every corner of the globe, and America's non-violent Civil Rights movement clashed with the...

Gray Appears Naked On Stage

6th July 2004 -

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American singer MACY GRAY has fulfilled her pledge to perform nude - by stripping during her London concert last night (05JUL04). The SWEET BABY star, 33, appeared naked behind a chair on stage...

Nina Simone.s Daughter Flies To French Funeral

22nd April 2003 -

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LATEST: NINA SIMONE's only daughter will leave her role on the Broadway stage to lead mourners at her mother's funeral in France. SIMONE, real name LISA CELESTE STROUD, is currently performing in ELTON JOHN...

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