Love Potion No. 9 (album)

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Love Potion #9
Love Potion -9.jpg
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Released 1967
Recorded September 28, 1966
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7482
Producer Cal Lampley
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Love Potion #9 is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1966.[1][2]


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

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "Since there is less than half-an-hour of music here and nothing unexpected occurs, this is just an average outing, although it should please jazz organ fans".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "Love Potion #9" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 2:50
  2. "A Taste of Honey" (Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow) - 3:20
  3. "The Impossible Dream" (Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion) - 3:10
  4. "Blues on Sunday" - 5:10
  5. "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) - 3:10
  6. "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 3:40
  7. "Kimberly's Delight" - 2:50
  8. "Up Comes Monday" - 5:30




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 29, 2013
  2. ^ Johnny "Hammond" Smith discography accessed April 29, 2013
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed April 24, 2013.