The Soul Is Willing

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The Soul Is Willing
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Studio album by Shirley Scott
Released Mid August 1963[1]
Recorded January 10, 1963
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz, Blues
Length 37:54
Label Prestige
PRLP 7267
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Shirley Scott chronology
Happy Talk
(1962)Happy Talk1962
The Soul Is Willing
Drag 'em Out
(1963)Drag 'em Out1963
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

The Soul Is Willing is a studio album by organist Shirley Scott recorded and released in 1963 for Prestige as PRLP 7267. It features famous saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. In 1995, the album was reissued along with Soul Shoutin' on the same CD, featuring a different track order.


The Allmusic review stated "This is a good album that shows the husband and wife team of Shirley Scott and Stanley Turrentine in their usual, excellent form -- a fine example of organ combo soul jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Feel All Right" (Stanley Turrentine) - 6:20
  2. "Secret Love" (Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster) - 8:23
  3. "Remember" (Irving Berlin) - 4:12
  4. "Stolen Sweets" (Wild Bill Davis, Dickie Thompson) - 6:26
  5. "The Soul Is Willing" (Turrentine) - 6:32
  6. "Yes Indeed" (Sy Oliver) - 6:01



  1. ^ Billboard Aug 10, 1963
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 29, 2012