can not think of any, she was one of a kind and very special
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Nina Simone is great, no doubt. Wonderful piano player as well.
I’ve been a Nancy Wilson fan since the 1950’s. There used to be a DJ in Santa Monica who played a lot of her music. He always referred to her as "The Fancy Miss Nancy." You’ll see see why when you order her music. Be sure to get the stuff she did early on ... from the 50’s through the middle 60’s. Her voice kind of went down hill after that. Same thing with Carmen McCrea.
For further exploration, try ballads sung by Sarah Vaughn, Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington, Carmen McCrea ... .and then some of the big band singers that made it out of the 30’s and 40’s to become pop favorites. Try these: Jo Stafford, June Christy, Chris Connor, and believe it or not ... Doris Day. If you try Doris Day, get her "Day by Day" album. Its mono, but it has true audiophile sound. It will have you thinking: "who needs stereo."
Good luck ...
Check out the recordings of Mavis Staples and of Marlena Shaw. From the same general time period as Simone, their singing sometimes pushes some of the same buttons for me. Their choice of material sometimes shared Simone’s social consciousness sensibility as well.
For something more current check out the recordings of Rene Marie.