The Boss (Jimmy Smith album)

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The Boss
Live album by Jimmy Smith
Released November 20, 1968
Recorded 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 37:45
Label Verve
Jimmy Smith chronology
Jimmy Smith Plays the Standards
The Boss
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The Boss is a 1968 live album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith.[1]


The Allmusic review by Roy Wynn awarded the album three stars and said "Lots of fine solos. George Benson does best soul-jazz work since McDuff days"[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Boss" (Jimmy Smith) - 7:55
  2. "This Guy's in Love With You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 8:48
  3. "Some of My Best Friends Are Blues" (Smith) - 5:52
  4. "Fingers" (Smith) - 10:30
  5. "Tuxedo Junction" (Buddy Feyne, Erskine Hawkins, Bill Johnson, Julian Dash) - 9:29
  • Recorded at Paschal's La Carousel, Atlanta, Georgia



  1. ^ a b c "The Boss". Allmusic. Retrieved May 7, 2011.