Action Action Action

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Action Action Action
Action Action Action.jpg
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released Early September 1967[1]
Recorded September 16, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:25
Label Blue Note
BST 84218
Producer Alfred Lion
Jackie McLean chronology
It's Time!
(1964)It's Time!1964
Action Action Action
Right Now!
(1965)Right Now!1965

Action Action Action (aka Action) is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label.[2]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: "This album is full of exciting music that has long been overshadowed."[3]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jackie McLean except as indicated
  1. "Action" – 10:54
  2. "Plight" (Charles Tolliver) – 7:39
  3. "Wrong Handle" (Tolliver) – 7:35
  4. "I Hear a Rhapsody" (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) – 4:43
  5. "Hootnan" – 7:34



  1. ^ Billboard Sept 16, 1967
  2. ^ Jackie McLean discography accessed October 18, 2010
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic review, accessed October 18, 2010.