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  Наименование CD :
   Good 'Nuff



Год издания : 2003/1962

Компания звукозаписи : Prestige, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Soul-Jazz, Hard Bop

Время звучания : 1:12:15

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Organ)      

Recording Date: Jun 12, 1962,May 7, 1965

Good 'Nuff combines two Smith-'60s albums onto one CD: 1962's Johnny Hammond Smith Cooks With Gator Tail (co-billed to tenor saxophonist Willis Jackson), and 1965's The Stinger. "Good 'Nuff" is one of the tracks on Johnny Hammond Smith Cooks with Gator Tail, which is typical, early-'60s Prestige soul-jazz, with all the good and bad that implies. The good? It hits a lockstep earthy groove, with funky organ by Smith, smoky sax from Jackson, and some smooth guitar from Eddie McFadden. The bad? Well, it's not bad, really, just predictable. The compositions usually have easygoing, unchallenging, bluesy progressions, and the whole thing has the agreeable ambience of a good-time bar where the music fades more into the background the longer it continues. Smith wrote four of the seven songs, the program balanced by Jackson's "Y'All" and covers of "Besame Mucho," and the traditional "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen." "Sonja's Dreamland" goes the furthest into ballad territory, while "Neckbones" swings the hardest. "The Stinger," on which Houston Person and Earl Edwards assume the tenor sax duties, is more interesting, with a slightly more gutbucket soul feel, though the title track, too, strongly recalls Bill Doggett's huge mid-1950s hit "Honky Tonk." "Brother John" sounds like a Ray Charles track without a vocal, and "Cleopatra and the African Knight," as the title indicates, incorporates a convincing tinge of Arabia.

(The 2003 reissue features six extra bonus tracks ##8-13)

All Music Guide


  Соисполнители :

Earl Edwards (Tenor Saxophone)
Eddie McFadden (Guitar)
Floyd Smith (Guitar)
John Harris (Drums)
Leo Stevens (Drums)


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   1 Good 'Nuff         0:06:32 Smith
   2 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen         0:07:14 Traditional
   3 Sonja's Dreamland         0:03:31 Smith
   4 Besame Mucho         0:03:58 Velazquez
   5 Neck Bones         0:06:13 Smith
   6 Delicious         0:04:20 -"-
   7 Y'all         0:07:45 Jackson
   8 The Stinger         0:06:47 Smith
   9 There Is No Greater Love     T       0:05:34 Jones, Symes
   10 Brother John         0:04:01 Smith
   11 Cleopatra And The African Knight         0:05:05 -"-
   12 You Don't Know What Love Is     T       0:07:01 DePaul, Raye
   13 Bennie's Diggin'         0:04:14 Smith

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