Just Jug

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Just Jug
Just Jug.jpg
Live album by Gene Ammons
Released 1962
Recorded August 29, 1961
The DJ Lounge, Chicago, Illinois
Genre Jazz
Label Argo
LP 698
Gene Ammons chronology
Boss Tenors
(1961)Boss Tenors1961
Just Jug
Up Tight!
(1961)Up Tight!1961
Gene Ammons Live! in Chicago Cover
Gene Ammons Live! in Chicago.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Just Jug is a live album by saxophonists Gene Ammons recorded in Chicago in 1961 and originally released on the Argo label in 1962.[2] The album was subsequently rereleased as Gene Ammons Live! in Chicago with two bonus tracks on the Prestige label.


The Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "This is one of many Gene Ammons recordings from the 1961-62 period; virtually all are worth getting".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Gene Ammons except as indicated

  1. "Scrapple from the Apple" (Charlie Parker) - 5:17
  2. "Falling in Love With Love" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 4:44
  3. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) - 5:08
  4. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 4:24
  5. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:21
  6. "Foot Tappin'" - 6:51
  7. "Jug's Blue Blues" - 5:39
  8. "Fast Track" - 4:02
  9. "C Jam Blues" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington) - 8:08 Bonus track on Gene Ammons Live! in Chicago CD reissue
  10. "But Not for Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:33 Bonus track on Gene Ammons Live! in Chicago CD reissue



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 10, 2012
  2. ^ Gene Ammons discography accessed December 10, 2012