Guitar Soul!

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Guitar Soul!
Guitar Soul!.jpg
Studio album by Billy Butler
Released 1969
Recorded September 22, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 35:43
Label Prestige
PR 7734
Producer Bob Porter
Billy Butler chronology
This Is Billy Butler!
(1968)This Is Billy Butler!1968
Guitar Soul!
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
(1970)Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow1970

Guitar Soul! is the second album by guitarist Billy Butler which was recorded in 1969 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

Alex Henderson of Allmusic calls the album a "creative triumph" and states "Guitar Soul reflects Butler's diversity".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Thumb" (Wes Montgomery) - 4:16
  2. "Golden Earrings" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston, Victor Young) - 4:04
  3. "B and B Calypso" (Bob Bushnell) - 3:00
  4. "Blow for the Crossing" (Charles Black, Billy Butler) - 9:27
  5. "Autumn Nocturne/You Go to My Head" (Kim Gannon, Josef Myrow/J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 3:27
  6. "Honky Tonk" (Billy Butler, Bill Doggett, Clifford Scott, Shep Shepherd) - 5:46
  7. "Seven Come Eleven" (Charlie Christian) - 5:43
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on September 22, 1969



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 7, 2013
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic listing accessed March 7, 2013