Rockin' the Boat

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Rockin' the Boat
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released 1963
Recorded February 7, 1963
Genre Jazz
Length 38:29
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
Rockin' the Boat
Prayer Meetin'

Rockin' the Boat is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Organist Jimmy Smith's next-to-last LP for Blue Note after a very extensive seven-year period is up to his usual level... the quartet swings with soul".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy Smith except as indicated
  1. "When My Dreamboat Comes Home" (Cliff Friend, Dave Franklin) - 7:29
  2. "Pork Chop" (Lou Donaldson) - 7:39
  3. "Matilda, Matilda!" (Harry Thomas) - 2:59
  4. "Can Heat" - 5:24
  5. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) - 6:14
  6. "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" (Traditional) - 3:48
  7. "Trust in Me" (Wever-Ager Schwartz) - 4:56
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Hackensack, New Jersey on February 7, 1963



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 26, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 26, 2010