Tagged: Nina Simone

Nina Simone

“Ain’t Got No, I Got Life” by Nina Simone

As noted in this article’s bottom section, Nina Simone’s “Ain’t Got No, I Got Life” is actually a combination of two songs entitled “Ain’t Got No” and the other “I Got Life”. Although, in the hands of...

Melanie

“What Have They Done to My Song Ma” by Melanie

In “What Have They Done to My Song Ma”, Melanie is in fact addressing her mother. However, the message contained therein is obviously intended to be heard by a wider audience. And the “they” referred...

Nina Simone

“Feeling Good” by Nina Simone

It has been postulated that this song is about the narrator “feeling good”, as in enjoying peace and happiness, after overcoming adversity. And while it is easy to conclude that the she is indeed exuding a...

My Baby Just Cares For Me

“My Baby Just Cares For Me” by Nina Simone

This song is centered on the strong affection the singer’s lover has for her. The titular “just” refers to the fact that he “cares for” her exclusively, as in not being concerned with anything else. So...