This Is Billy Butler!

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This Is Billy Butler!
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Studio album by Billy Butler
Released 1969
Recorded December 16, 1968
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 33:03
Label Prestige
Producer Bob Porter
Billy Butler chronology
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This Is Billy Butler! is the debut album by guitarist Billy Butler which was recorded in 1968 and released by Prestige Records.[1]


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

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "It took the Philadelphian 43 years to record as a leader, and this excellent LP proved that he was certainly up to the task".[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Twang Thang" (Billy Butler/Ernie Hayes) 5:15
2. "Cherry" (Don Redman) 6:42
3. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley) 5:51
4. "The Soul Roll" (Butler) 4:42
5. "She Is My Inspiration" (Connie Wharton/Edward Wharton) 5:11
6. "Bass-ic Blues" (Butler) 5:22



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 7, 2013
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic listing accessed March 7, 2013