Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Nina Simone : Come On Back Jack

This song was meant as an "answer" song to Ray Charles' massive hit, "Hit the Road, Jack". Producer Stu Phillips recounts how this song had been written specifically for Nina: "Since time was of the essence, I got the song to Nina as quickly as possible. She said she liked the song, but should not record it unless Ray Charles personally said he didn't mind her following up his record..."

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