Happy Talk (album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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
(1961)Shirley Scott Plays Horace Silver1961
Happy Talk
The Soul Is Willing
(1963)The Soul Is Willing1963
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