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Nina Simone

Don'T Let Me Be Misunderstood

  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Soul
  • Space
  • Pop
song from
  • 1964
  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1989
  • 1961

“Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” is a song written by Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell and Sol Marcus for the singer/pianist Nina Simone, who first recorded it in 1964. “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” has been recorded or performed by many artists, and is best known to most people by the 1965 blues rock hit recording from The Animals. A 1977 disco/Latin rendition by Santa Esmeralda was also a hit. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood

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