Down Home Style

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Down Home Style
Down Home Style.jpg
Studio album by Brother Jack McDuff
Released 1969
Recorded June 10, 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 38:59
Label Blue Note
Producer Lew Fudderman and Larry Rogers
Brother Jack McDuff chronology
Gin and Orange
(1968)Gin and Orange1968
Down Home Style
Moon Rappin'
(1969)Moon Rappin'1969

Down Home Style is an album by American organist Brother Jack McDuff recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars and stated "A set of gritty electric funk and soulful blues, Down Home Style is an excellent showcase for Brother Jack McDuff's gripping, funky style... the record is designed as a showcase for McDuff's wild, intoxicating Hammond organ, and he runs with the it, demonstrating every one of his tricks".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack McDuff except as indicated
  1. "The Vibrator" - 4:48
  2. "Down Home Style" - 5:06
  3. "Memphis in June" (Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster) - 4:16
  4. "Theme from Electric Surfboard" - 3:34
  5. "It's All a Joke" - 3:48
  6. "Butter (For Yo Popcorn)" - 4:08
  7. "Groovin'" (Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere) - 5:18
  8. "As She Walked Away" - 8:01
    • Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee on June 10, 1969.



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed December 3, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed December 3, 2010