Wicked Grin

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Wicked Grin
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 13, 2001
GenreBlues
Length55:40
LabelPointblank
ProducerTom Waits
John P. Hammond chronology
Long As I Have You
(1998)
Wicked Grin
(2001)
Ready for Love
(2003)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic88/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Wicked Grin is the twenty-eighth studio album from blues singer John P. Hammond. The album is a collection of songs written by Hammond's friend Tom Waits, who produced the project. It was released in March 2001 under Pointblank Records.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."2:19"Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits4:42
2."Heartattack and Vine"Tom Waits4:40
3."Clap Hands"Tom Waits3:59
4."'Til the Money Runs Out"Tom Waits4:02
5."16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought Six"Tom Waits4:37
6."Buzz Fledderjohn"Tom Waits4:14
7."Get Behind the Mule"Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits5:54
8."Shore Leave"Tom Waits2:58
9."Fannin Street"Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits, Huddie Ledbetter4:48
10."Jockey Full of Bourbon"Tom Waits3:32
11."Big Black Mariah"Tom Waits4:09
12."Murder in the Red Barn"Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits5:56
13."I Know I've Been Changed"Traditional2:19

Critical reception[edit]

Q listed Wicked Grin as one of the best 50 albums of 2001.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wicked Grin reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  2. ^ "Wicked Grin- John Hammond". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  3. ^ "The Best 50 Albums of 2001". Q. December 2001. pp. 60–65.