Happy Talk (album)

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Happy Talk
Happy Talk (album).jpg
Studio album by Shirley Scott
Released 1963
Recorded December 5, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 34:30
Label Prestige
PRLP 7262
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Shirley Scott chronology
Shirley Scott Plays Horace Silver
Happy Talk
The Soul Is Willing
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Happy Talk (also issued as Sweet Soul) is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.[2]


The Allmusic review stated "It includes a nice "Jitterbug Waltz." All are standards".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy Talk" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 8:40
  2. "Jitterbug Waltz" (Fats Waller) - 5:40
  3. "I Hear a Rhapsody" (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) - 4:50
  4. "My Romance" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:15
  5. "Where or When" (Hart, Rodgers) - 4:50
  6. "Sweet Slumber" (Lucky Millinder) - 5:15



  1. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed June 29, 2012
  2. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography accessed June 29, 2012