Wade in the Water (album)

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This article is about the album by Ramsey Lewis. For the album by Johnny Griffin, see Wade in the Water (Johnny Griffin album).
Wade in the Water
Ramsey Lewis - Wade in the Water.jpg
Studio album by Ramsey Lewis
Released 1966
Recorded May 26, 1966 to June 29, 1966
Genre Jazz
Label Cadet
LPS-774
Producer Esmond Edwards
Ramsey Lewis chronology
The Groover
(1965)
Wade in the Water
(1966)
The Movie Album
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Wade in the Water is a 1966 album by Ramsey Lewis. The track "Hold It Right There" won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance - Vocal or Instrumental.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Wade in the Water" (Traditional) (3:46)
  2. "Ain't That Peculiar" (Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marv Tarplin) (2:48)
  3. "Tobacco Road' (Lewis, Ramsey Trio) (4:34)
  4. "Money in the Pocket" (Lewis, Ramsey Trio) (2:41)
  5. "Message to Michael" (Bacharach, David) (3:09)

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)' (Cosby, Wonder, Moy) (5:44)
  2. "Hold It Right There" (Lewis, Ramsey Trio) (2:24)
  3. "Day Tripper" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) (3:07) [3][4]
  4. "Mi Compasion" (Lewis, Ramsey Trio) (3:06)
  5. "Hurt So Bad" (Randazzo, Weinstein, Hart) (3:04)

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Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Hold It Right There - Grammy for Best Rhythm & Blues Group Performance - Vocal or Instrumental
  3. ^ "Ramsey Lewis - Plays The Beatles Songbook CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 2010-04-20. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  4. ^ "Wade In The Water (Stereo)-Ramsey Lewis". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-03-13. 
  5. ^ Wade in the Wateron allmusic.com