I Shazamed this song during last week’s episode of Bravo’s Imposters. I’d never heard of Ben L’Oncle Soul before but, damn, “Feeling Good” . . .
. . . sure sounded a lot like Nina Simone.
Turns out I was more right than I knew. Simone herself recorded the song in 1965:
I really need to dig a bit deeper than the two greatest hits compilations I have of her music. There are clearly a lot more gems in her catalog for me to mine.
Seems the cool new thing on cable TV is to name female characters after male cult rockers.
The co-lead on FX’s Legion shares a name with Pink Floyd’s acid casualty Syd Barrett:
And “Lenny” Cohen has been reincarnated on Bravo’s Imposters:
Can we expect a Bobby Dylan and/or a Johnny Lennon of an upcoming show?
Addendum — Tim reminded me that Forrest Gump‘s Jenny used the stage name Bobbi Dylan: