Back At The Chicken Shack (studio album) by Jimmy Smith

Back At The Chicken Shack
Back At The Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith
Year: 1963
Overall rank: 5,612th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 80 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1963 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 1960s (432nd)
Award Best albums of all time (5,612th)
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JAZZ /HAMMOND- JIMMY SMITH -BACK AT THE CHICKEN SHACK -BLUE NOTE -FRANCE -LISTEN
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74/100 (from 80 votes)
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55/100
From 01/30/2021 14:17
jazz hammond swings
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90/100
From 09/10/2020 00:12
I love this kind of jazz.
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From 12/12/2018 04:57
Jimmy's most popular album and understandably so as it's really a fun listen throughout.
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From 11/25/2017 21:17
great groovy blues-based jazz

and to address Spinout below, it was recorded in 1960 but wasn't released until 1963
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From 09/05/2017 06:43
Jimmy Smith's most popular album and often considered his best, but too much of Stanley Turrentine's tenor and not nearly enough organ for my taste. I recommend "House Party" over this if you like straight-ahead jazz, and if you want to hear Smith stretching out on the organ, check out "Groovin' at Small's Paradise."
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70/100
From 09/01/2016 12:08
Isn't this album from 1960?
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From 08/09/2016 23:23
Cool jazz. Great groove running through this record. Perfect for chilling out too. Excellent.
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From 02/16/2016 00:03
This is a damn good record!
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From 04/11/2015 09:02
Excellent jazz record featuring, of all things, the organ as the featured instrument. But the saxophonist is no slouch either.
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Best Albums of 1963
1. The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady by Charles Mingus
2. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
3. Please Please Me by The Beatles
4. Live At The Apollo by James Brown
5. With The Beatles by The Beatles
6. Night Beat by Sam Cooke
7. Monk's Dream by The Thelonious Monk Quartet
8. A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector by Various Artists
9. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane by Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
10. Samba Esquema Novo by Jorge Ben
11. Money Jungle by Duke Ellington / Charlie Mingus / Max Roach
12. Night Train by The Oscar Peterson Trio
13. In Dreams by Roy Orbison
14. Midnight Blue by Kenny Burrell
15. Surfer Girl by The Beach Boys
16. Ballads by John Coltrane Quartet
17. Beethoven: Symphonien No. 9 by Herbert von Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
18. John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
19. Back At The Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith
20. Fantasias For Guitar And Banjo by Sandy Bull
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