Nina Simone, Brown Eyed Handsome Man

I stumbled across this a couple days ago. It’s a curiosity, the least Chuck Berry-ish Chuck Berry cover I can think of. Hearing Waylon’s version in Steve’s recent post, I couldn’t resist. This version doesn’t sound like this because Simone couldn’t rock ‘n’ roll, it’s because she chose not to.

 

2 thoughts on “Nina Simone, Brown Eyed Handsome Man

  1. In Chuck’s original he says that the count is “2-and-3,” which annoys me to this day. One of his few false notes.

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