The Honeydripper (album)

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The Honeydripper
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Studio album by Jack McDuff
Released 1961
Recorded February 3, 1961
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 37:30
Label Prestige
PR 7199
Producer Esmond Edwards
Jack McDuff chronology
Tough 'Duff
The Honeydripper
Goodnight, It's Time to Go

The Honeydripper is the third album by organist Jack McDuff recorded in 1961 and released on the Prestige label.[1] Guitarist Grant Green, who previously recorded with Sam Lazar, is part of the stellar line-up, as is saxophone legend Jimmy Forrest.[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic states, "This is an excellent date and should be picked up by anyone interested in McDuff as a great place to start".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack McDuff except as indicated

  1. "Whap!" - 4:26
  2. "I Want a Little Girl" (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll) - 6:47
  3. "The Honeydripper" (Joe Liggins) - 8:14
  4. "Dink's Blues" - 7:59
  5. "Mr. Lucky" (Henry Mancini) - 5:03
  6. "Blues and Tonic" - 5:02



  1. ^ Jack McDuff discography accessed January 15, 2013
  2. ^ a b c Jurek, T. Allmusic Review, January 15, 2013