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by Nina Simone

Video & Audio


Just the original track.

Felix da Housecat: "Sinnerman" Remix

The three-minute music video is all about various dudes running a race—and losing.

"Downpressor Man" by Peter Tosh

On his album Equal Rights, Peter Tosh transforms the "sinner man" into the Downpressor Man—another way of saying, the oppressor-man. Where you gonna run to?

"Golliwog's Cakewalk" by Claude Debussy

Still feeling confused about how classical music influenced "Sinnerman"? Listen to French composer Debussy strut his stuff and you may start to see a connection. Nina Simone performed this song as a teenager.

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