Soul Searching (Shirley Scott album)

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Soul Searching
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Studio album by Shirley Scott
Released 1960
Recorded December 4, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 40:00
Label Prestige
PRLP 7173
Producer Esmond Edwards
Shirley Scott chronology
Jaws in Orbit
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Shirley's Sounds
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Soul Searching is the fourth album by organist Shirley Scott for the Prestige label which was recorded in 1959.[2]


The Allmusic review stated "Soul Searching spotlights Shirley Scott's accelerated development as a composer... each song is a model of energy and efficiency as tight as an outgrown pair of shoes".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Shirley Scott except as indicated

  1. "Duck and Rock"- 5:35
  2. "Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" (Don Redman, Andy Razaf) - 4:50
  3. "Yes Indeed" (Sy Oliver) - 5:53
  4. "Boss" – 4:32
  5. "Moanin'" (Bobby Timmons) - 5:35
  6. "Plunk, Plunk, Plunk" - 4:33
  7. "You Won't Let Me Go" (Buddy Johnson) - 4:32
  8. "Soul Searchin'" - 4:30



  1. ^ a b Ankeny, J. Allmusic Review accessed June 28, 2012
  2. ^ Payne, D. Shirley Scott discography accessed June 28, 2012