Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 93

Nina Simone – “Mississippi Goddam” The Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick this week is a real treat. Once again it features the incredible Nina Simone. The song is Mississippi Goddam and was Nina’s response to murder of Medgar Evers and the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four black children. The […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 20

Nina Simone This week’s BFP/Jamiol pick is “I Shall Be Released” written by Bob Dylan in 1967. It has been covered many times by a slew of singers across the musical landscape. None did it better than the late American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Nina’s cover of Dylan’s song […]