Les McCann Ltd. Plays the Shampoo

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Les McCann Ltd. Plays the Shampoo
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Live album by
RecordedDecember 29, 1961
The Village Gate, New York City, NY
LabelPacific Jazz
PJ 63
ProducerRichard Bock
Les McCann chronology
Les McCann Ltd. in New York
Les McCann Ltd. Plays the Shampoo
New from the Big City

Les McCann Ltd. Plays the Shampoo (subtitled At the Village Gate) is a live album by pianist Les McCann recorded in 1961 and released on the Pacific Jazz label.[1][2] The album was recorded at the same residency as Les McCann Ltd. in New York but not released until 1963.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic rated the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Les McCann except as indicated

  1. "The Shampoo" - 4:08
  2. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener) - 4:53
  3. "You I Thought I Knew" - 7:00
  4. "Woody 'n You" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 3:08
  5. "Someone Stole My Chitlins" - 3:58
  6. "Out of This World" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 5:28
  7. "Filet of Soul" - 3:26
  8. "Smile Stacey" - 5:10



  1. ^ Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 10000/20000 series accessed January 12, 2016
  2. ^ Freed., R. Les McCann Discography accessed January 12, 2016
  3. ^ a b Les McCann Plays he Shampoo at the Village – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 12, 2016.