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
Producer Esmond Edwards
Ramsey Lewis chronology
The Groover
Wade in the Water
The Movie Album
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)




  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