Louisiana Slim

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Louisiana Slim
Louisiana Slim.jpg
Studio album by Leon Spencer
Released 1971
Recorded July 7, 1971
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 38:21
Label Prestige
PR 10033
Producer Bob Porter
Leon Spencer chronology
Sneak Preview!
(1970)Sneak Preview!1970
Louisiana Slim
Bad Walking Woman
(1972)Bad Walking Woman1972

Louisiana Slim is the second album by jazz organist Leon Spencer recorded for the Prestige label in 1971.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars stating "It is a pity that Spencer's career ultimately went nowhere, for he holds his own with his contemporaries throughout this recommended soul-jazz release".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Leon Spencer except as indicated

  1. "Louisiana Slim" - 10:08
  2. "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" (Marvin Gaye) - 4:06
  3. "(They Long to Be) Close to You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 5:24
  4. "Our Love Will Never Die" - 10:17
  5. "The Trouble With Love" - 8:26




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed July 8, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed July 8, 2013.