Stop and Listen

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Stop and Listen
Stop and Listen.jpg
Studio album by Baby Face Willette
Released 1961
Recorded May 22, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 49:32
Label Blue Note
BST 84084
Producer Alfred Lion
Baby Face Willette chronology
Face to Face
(1961)Face to Face1961
Stop and Listen
Mo' Rock
(1964)Mo' Rock1964

Stop and Listen is the second album by American jazz organist Baby Face Willette featuring performances recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1961.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "With Blue Note's extraordinary stable of talent, it's a shame that Willette never led another session for the label, which makes Stop and Listen that much more essential for soul-jazz fans".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Baby Face Willette except as indicated
  1. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) - 8:14
  2. "Chances Are Few" - 7:41
  3. "Jumpin' Jupiter" - 5:11
  4. "Stop and Listen" - 4:38
  5. "At Last" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 7:19
  6. "Soul Walk" - 5:23
  7. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley) - 4:53
  8. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 6:24



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed October 29, 2010
  2. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 29, 2010