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Alicia Nicole Part 2, Sound & Color (E31)

Alicia Nicole Part 2 (E31)

Alicia Nicole continues to share her inspirations and even a few more of her original tracks on this part 2 of our interview. She takes us through the music of Jeff Buckley, Portishead, Kali Uchis, Ann Peebles, Eva Cassidy, Alabama Shakes, Erykah Badu, Goapele, and Damien Rice.

Of particular note Alicia taught me a bit about Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 – November 2, 1996). This impressive talent was an American singer and guitarist known for her interpretations of jazz, folk, and blues music, born with a powerful, emotive soprano voice. In 1992, she released her first album, The Other Side, a set of duets with go-go musician Chuck Brown, followed by the 1996 live solo album titled Live at Blues Alley. Although she had been honored by the Washington Area Music Association, she was virtually unknown outside her native Washington, D.C. She died of melanomain 1996 at the age of 33.

Alicia Nicole Part 2 Sound & Color (E31) – this week on Lester the Nightfly.

Alicia Nicole

About Alicia

Singer, Composer, Song-writer, Music Producer

My fascination with music started on the piano when I was seven. At that time, I would hide away by myself and write songs over piano melodies I came up with. I was so shy back then that I never really shared my love for singing until after I graduated high school. That’s when I became interested in music production and performing. I started performing in 2016 and released a collaborative album with producer Pxncho called “A.M.ZOL Part 1.”

Learn more about Alicia here: Voyage LA Magazine

Alicia Nicole


The Playlist

Tracks included in order of appearance.

SongArtist / AlbumYear
Glory BoxPortishead / Dummy1994
Sour TimesPortishead / Dummy1994
Makes Me Wanna DieTricky / Pre Millennium Tension1996
angelKali Uchus / TO FEEL ALIVE (EP)2020
Trouble, Heartaches & SadnessAnn Peebles / Straight from the Heart1971
Autumn LeavesEva Cassidy / Live at Blues Alley1997
Everybody Here Wants YouJeff Buckley / Sketches for My Sweetheart (The Drunk)1998
Sound & ColorAlabama Shakes / Sound & Color2015
On & OnErykah Badu / Baduizm1997
CloserGoapele / Even Closer2002
The Blower’s DaughterDamien Rice / O2003
Waiting on YouAlicia Nicole / Waiting on You (EP)2019
When Heaven ComesAlicia Nicole / When Heaven Comes2021
Playlist: Alicia Nicole


In this episode our music centers around the year 2021 as you can see from our LEST-OMETER below. Yep – that’s how we roll around here… the very latest in music technology!!

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I want to share my appreciation for you. For listening with an open mind. For comments and thoughts. For advice and suggestions. I am very pleased to go on these musical journeys each week knowing you are there to appreciate stand-out music from inspired musicians.

Alicia Nicole Part 2 Sound & Color (E31)

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