A Thing to Come By

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A Thing to Come By
A Thing to Come By.jpg
Studio album by
Jimmy McGriff Organ and Blues Band
RecordedJune 17 & 18, 1969 in New York City
LabelSolid State SS-18060
ProducerSonny Lester
Jimmy McGriff chronology
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A Thing to Come By
The Way You Look Tonight

A Thing to Come By is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy McGriff featuring performances recorded in 1969 and originally released on the Solid State label.[1][2]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook stated "A Thing to Come By is an essential part of the Jimmy McGriff catalog".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jimmy McGriff except as indicated

  1. "A Thing to Come By" - 3:55
  2. "Charlotte" - 4:30
  3. "Down Home on the Moon" - 10:02
  4. "Oh Happy Day" (Edwin Hawkins) - 3:13
  5. "Don't Let Me Lose This Dream" (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 5:20
  6. "Up There, Down Here" - 3:00
  7. "A Thing to Come By - Part II - 4:47



  1. ^ Payne, D., Solid State Records discography accessed April 17, 2015
  2. ^ Payne, D., Jimmy McGriff discography accessed April 17, 2015
  3. ^ a b Cook, Stephen. A Thing to Come By – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 17, 2015.