Dirty Grape

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Dirty Grape
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Released 1968
Recorded January 31, 1968
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7564
Producer Cal Lampley
Johnny "Hammond" Smith chronology
Soul Flowers
(1967)
Dirty Grape
(1968)
Nasty!
(1968)

Dirty Grape is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1968.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars calling it a "pleasant but moderately by-numbers set of late 1960s soul-jazz".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "Hi-Heel Sneakers" (Robert Higginbotham) - 5:47
  2. "To Sir With Love" (Don Black, Mark London) - 3:34
  3. "Dirty Grape" (Wally Richardson) - 3:05
  4. "Animal Farm" - 8:13
  5. "Black Strap Molasses" (Richardson) - 3:11
  6. "She's Gone Again" - 3:32
  7. "Love Is a Hurtin' Thing" (Dave Linden, Ben Raleigh) - 3:45
  8. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) - 5:30

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 29, 2013
  2. ^ Johnny "Hammond" Smith discography accessed April 29, 2013
  3. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic listing accessed April 29, 2013.