About Feeling Good
Feeling Good” (also known as “Feelin’ Good”) is a song written by English composers Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd. It was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour and by Gilbert Price in 1965 with the original Broadway cast.
Nina Simone recorded “Feeling Good” for her 1965 album I put a Spell on You. The song has also been covered by Traffic, Michael Bublé, John Coltrane, George Michael, Muse, Sammy Davis Jr. and Avicii, among others.
About Nina Simone
Eunice Kathleen Waymon (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003), known professionally as Nina Simone, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and civil rights activist. Her music spanned a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop.