Plain Talk (album)

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Plain Talk
Plain Talk (album).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1968
RecordedMarch 22, 1960
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
GenreJazz blues
Length38:21
LabelBlue Note
BST 84296
ProducerAlfred Lion
Jimmy Smith chronology
Open House
(1960)
Plain Talk
(1968)
Midnight Special
(1960)

Plain Talk is a studio album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1960 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1968.[1] The album was rereleased on CD combined with Open House (1960) in 1992 compiling all the recordings from the session.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars calling it "a fast-paced studio jam session".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Big Fat Mama" (Lucky Millinder, Stafford Simon) – 11:12
  2. "My One and Only Love" (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) – 5:14
  3. "Plain Talk" (Jimmy Smith) – 15:24
  4. "Time After Time" (Cahn, Styne) – 6:31

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Technical[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note discography accessed November 26, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, M. Allmusic Review accessed November 26, 2010