Crazy! Baby

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Crazy! Baby
Crazy! Baby.jpg
Studio album by Jimmy Smith
Released 1960
Recorded January 4, 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 51:54
Label Blue Note
Producer Alfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
Home Cookin'
Crazy! Baby
Open House

Crazy! Baby is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The album was rereleased on CD with two bonus tracks.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating, "Smith is heard in peak form... Despite claims and some strong challenges by others, there has never been a jazz organist on the level of Jimmy Smith".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 2.5/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (Traditional) - 7:58
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 4:57
  3. "A Night in Tunisia" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:40
  4. "Sonnymoon for Two" (Sonny Rollins) - 7:15
  5. "Mack the Knife" (Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) - 4:58
  6. "What's New?" (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) - 3:50
  7. "Alfredo" (Jimmy Smith) 4:30
  8. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 6:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "When Lights Are Low" (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 5:38 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 4, 1960



  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 26, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 26, 2010
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1312. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.