Living Soul

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Living Soul
Living Soul.jpg
Live album by Richard "Groove" Holmes
Released 1966
Recorded April 22, 1966
Count Basie's, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:33
Label Prestige
PR 7468
Producer Cal Lampley
Richard "Groove" Holmes chronology
Soul Message
Living Soul
Soul Mist!

Living Soul is a live album by jazz organist Richard "Groove" Holmes which was recorded in New York in 1966 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "this is a decent trio set... The relative lack of original material and the selection of several kinda corny standards to cover holds this back from the upper echelon of Holmes' recordings".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Richard "Groove" Holmes except as indicated

  1. "Living Soul" - 8:30
  2. "Blues for Yna Yna" (Gerald Wilson) - 5:12
  3. "The Girl from Ipanema" (Norman Gimbel, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes) - 5:00
  4. "Gemini" (Jimmy Heath) - 9:40
  5. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 7:00



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 3, 2013
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic listing accessed May 3, 2013