The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush

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The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith with Byrdie Green
Released 1966
Recorded January 4, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7464
Producer Cal Lampley
Johnny "Hammond" Smith chronology
The Stinger
(1965)
The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush
(1966)
Love Potion #9
(1966)

The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith with vocalist Byrdie Green recorded for the Prestige label in 1966.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "The Golden Thrush" - 3:20
  2. "They Call It Stormy Monday" (T-Bone Walker) - 4:37
  3. "Broadway" (Billy Byrd, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode) - 5:24
  4. "On a Clear Day" (Alan Jay Lerner, Burton Lane) - 4:23
  5. "Oriole" - 3:55
  6. "If I Ruled the World" (Leslie Bricusse, Cyril Ornadel) - 3:22
  7. "Blue Jay" - 5:20
  8. "How I Lost My Love" (Hank Snow) - 5:35

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 Allmusic listing accessed April 29, 2013.