Mother Ship

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Mother Ship
Mother Ship.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedFebruary 7, 1969
LabelBlue Note
ProducerAlfred Lion
Larry Young chronology
Heaven on Earth
Mother Ship
Lawrence of Newark

Mother Ship is an album by American organist Larry Young, recorded in 1969 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1980.[1]


The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated "This highly original set does not deserve to be so obscure."[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Larry Young
  1. "Mother Ship" - 7:38
  2. "Street Scene" - 6:56
  3. "Visions" - 6:44
  4. "Trip Merchant" - 12:53
  5. "Love Drops" - 7:06
  • Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 7, 1969



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed November 23, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 23, 2010
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 211. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.