Gettin' Up (album)

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This article is about the album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith. For the song by Q-Tip, see Gettin' Up.
Gettin' Up
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Released 1967
Recorded March 3, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7494
Producer Cal Lampley
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Gettin' Up (also released as Ebb Tide) is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1967.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This is superior organ-soul-jazz with a feistier edge than much of the genre... there's a brash energy that makes it a cut or two above the norm".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "The Sin-In" - 4:20
  2. "Stand By Me" (Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 2:40
  3. "Knock On Wood" (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper) - 2:45
  4. "The Soulful Blues" - 7:25
  5. "Ebb Tide" (Robert Maxwell, Carl Sigman) - 2:40
  6. "Summertime" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 3:30
  7. "Gettin' Up" - 6:10
  8. "The 'In' Crowd" (Billy Page) - 3:15




  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.