In September 1966, “Phillips” label released “Wild Is the Wind”, the sixth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded 1964 – 1965, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney. In 2020, it was ranked 212 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
- Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
- Horace Ott – arranger
- Sid Mark – liner notes
- I Love Your Lovin’ Ways – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
- Four Woman – Nina Simone
- What More Can I Say – Horace Ott, Wade Brown Jr.
- Lilac Wine – James Shelton
- That’s All I Ask – Horace Ott
- Break Down and Let It All Out – Van McCoy
- Why keep On Breaking My Heart – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
- Wild is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
- Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
- If I Should Lose You – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
- Either Way I Lose – Van McCoy