TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK

Latest update on 05/11/2015

Artist: Nina Simone
Author: Nina Simone/Weldon Irvine
Label: RCA
Year: 1969

The title of an unfinished play by Simone's recently deceased close friend (and activist) Lorraine Hansberry, best known for Raisin In The Sun ('59).

Covers:

1970:

Bob & Marcia [as Young, Gifted And Black; reggae version; Top 5 UK]

1970:

Heptones

1970:

Donny Hathaway

1970:

Elton John

1972:

Aretha Franklin

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