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Nina Simone: Strange Fruit

Eunice Kathleen Waymon (February 21, 1933 -- April 21, 2003), better known by her stage name Nina Simone /ˈniːnə sɨˈmoʊn/, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil...

Billie Holiday - Strange fruit

Billie sings with her heart. Lyrics (Abel Meeropol): Southern trees bear strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze, Strange...

Strange Fruit - Nina Simone

Performed by [Nina Simone] is Strange Fruit, a chilling song which condemns racism and lynchings of Black Americans. The name "Strange Fruit" actually refers to the Black American bodies that...

Nina Simone - Strange Fruit

"Strange Fruit" poem published in 1937 by Abel Meeropol Performed by Nina Simone (1965) Originally performed by Billie Holiday (1939) From the album: Pastel Blues Audio CD (February 2006)...

Strange Fruit Nina Simone Version

"Strange Fruit" is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday. It condemned American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans that had occurred chiefly in the South but...

Annie Lennox - Strange Fruit

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Nina Simone - Strange Fruit

Nina Simone - Strange Fruit LYRICS: Southern trees Bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves And blood at the roots Black bodies Swinging in the southern breeze Strange fruit hangin' From the...

Strange Fruit - Jade Novah

"How can you be an artist, and not reflect the times?" Nina Simone asked this very question decades ago, and how unfortunate is it that her song, "Strange Fruit," is STILL a reflection of our...