Ain’t Got No, I got Life (1968) – Nina Simone

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Ain’t Got No, I got Life is my favourite song from Nina Simone and it also includes my favourite performance of her at the end of this post. I’ve listened to and watched this performance at least 50 times. It gives me chills every time I see it.

Ain’t Got No, I got Life is a 1968 single from Nina’s album ‘Nuff Said. According to wikipediaThe song peaked at number 2 in the UK and at number 1 in the Netherlands. It also charted on the Billboard Hot 100, where it reached number 94. The song helped Simone gain popularity under a new, younger audience, and became a standard in her repertoire….In 2010, research conducted by PRS for Music revealed that the song was the second most performed in UK television advertising due to its use in Müller yoghurt adverts. “Ain’t Got No, I Got Life” was…

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“The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.”- Michel Legrand

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4 comments on “Ain’t Got No, I got Life (1968) – Nina Simone
  1. macalder02 says:

    Hablar Niña Simone es hablar de la máxima expresión del jazz, del blues del soul americano en su voz. Una extraordinaria cantante, pianista y compositora que además fue ferviente luchadora por los derechos civiles de la población afroamericana. Su legado es invaluable y ciertamente, Ain’t Got No, I got Life es una extraordinaria canción. Un abrazo.

    • Ojala que yo estuviera escrito la descripcion de Nina en mi articulo que tu habia escrito aca. Tu explicaste su impacto y talentos tan integral y elocuentamente. Gracias por tu comentario inestimable Manuel

  2. badfinger20 says:

    Such a passionate artist…. great song Matt.

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