Back at the Chicken Shack

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Back at the Chicken Shack
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Recorded April 25, 1960
Genre Jazz, Soul jazz, Hard bop
Length 43:42 (CD), 38:02 (LP)
Label Blue Note
Jimmy Smith chronology
Midnight Special
Back at the Chicken Shack
Straight Life
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Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Back at the Chicken Shack is an album by Jimmy Smith. It was recorded in 1960 and released in 1963 on the Blue Note label. It was cited in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Back at the Chicken Shack" (Jimmy Smith) — 8:01
  2. "When I Grow Too Old to Dream" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) — 9:54
  3. "Minor Chant" (Stanley Turrentine) — 7:30
  4. "Messy Bessie" (Smith) — 12:25
  5. "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) — 5:45 (Appeared as a CD-only bonus track, not part of the original LP configuration).