A Show of Hands (Victor Wooten album)

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A Show of Hands
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Studio album by Victor Wooten
Released February 20, 1996
Studio Top of the Hill Recorders, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Jazz
Length 44:56
62:11 (15th Anniversary Edition)
Label Compass
Producer Victor Wooten
Victor Wooten chronology
A Show of Hands
(1996)
What Did He Say?
(1997)What Did He Say?1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

A Show of Hands is the first album released by bassist Victor Wooten. The album features bass guitar with only the accompaniment of vocals. The album features almost entirely slap bass, using a large amount of Wooten's signature open-hammer-pluck technique.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "U Can't Hold No Groove..." 4:08
2. "More Love" 3:28
3. "Lotta Stuffis?" 0:12
4. "The Vision" 5:35
5. "Overjoyed" 2:56
6. "Live for Peace" 0:05
7. "A Show of Hands" 5:27
8. "Not Like the Other" 0:41
9. "Justice" 4:01
10. "Medley" (Someday My Prince will come, Misty, A Night In Tunisia, Victors Blues) 4:30
11. "Radio W-OO-10" 0:27
12. "Classical Thump" 4:38
13. "Keep Chargin'" 0:25
14. "Me & My Bass Guitar" 5:14
15. "Words of Wisdom" 3:09

Personnel[edit]

  • Victor Wooten – bass, vocals, voice
  • JD Blair – vocals
  • Cortney and Brittany Knight – vocals, voices
  • Michael Saleem – vocals
  • Mark "Zeke" Sellers – vocals
  • Roy Wooten – vocals
  • Joseph Wooten- vocals, voice
  • Michael Kott – vocals, voice
  • Elijah "Pete" Wooten – voice
  • Park Law – vocals
  • Kurt Story – vocals
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. – pre-recorded sample from a speech
  • Malcolm X – pre-recorded sample from a speech
  • Aashid – voice
  • Dorothy G. Wooten – voice


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