A DISCOGRAPHY: 1960 - 1965
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Jimmy McGriff
Trenton, New Jersey: 1960
Charles Earland (ts); Jimmy McGriff (org); Walter Miller (g); Richard Easley (d).

a. Foxy Do (pt. 1)
b. Foxy Do (pt. 2)

Issues: a & b on White Rock #?.


I'VE GOT A WOMAN
Jimmy McGriff at the Organ
New York: 1962
Jimmy McGriff (org); Morris Dow (g); Jackie Mills (d). 

a. I've Got a Woman (Ray Charles) - 4:34
b. On the Street Where You Live (Lerner/Lowe) - 3:54
c. Satin Doll (Duke Ellington) - 2:20
d. 'Round Midnight (Thelonius Monk) - 5:43
e. All About My Girl (Jimmy McGriff) - 3:54
f. M.G. Blues (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:56
g. That's the Way I Feel (Jimmy McGriff) - 2:17
h. After Hours (Avery Parrish) - 6:02
i. Flying Home (Lionel Hampton) - 4:00
j. (The) Sermon (Jimmy Smith) - 5:08

Issues: a-j on Sue LP-1012, Collectables COL-5752 [CD].
Singles: a also on Sue 770 [45]. e & f also on Sue 777 [45].
Samplers: a also on Sue LP-1021 titled THE SUE STORY, Collectables COL-CD-5123 [CD] titled THE BEST OF SUE RECORDS, Capitol SQ-12463 titled TEEN BEAT: INSTRUMENTAL ROCK 1957-1965, Hip-o HIPD-40008 [CD] titled SOULFUL GROOVES: R&B INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS VOLUME 2, Time Life Music M18816 72435-38422-2-2 [CD] titled CLASSIC JAZZ: JAZZ MASTERS and Stateside (E) 07243 4 74446 2 3[CD] titled SOUL OF SUE RECORDS NEW YORK CITY. a & b also on Blue Note (E) CDP8-30724-2 [CD] titled PULLIN' OUT THE STOPS! THE BEST OF JIMMY McGRIFF and Blue Note 7243 8 57063 2 5 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS. a, e & f also on on Sue 1043 titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS, Stateside (E) SSL 6029 titled SUE INSTRUMENTALS 1959-1967: THE BEAT IS ON, Veep (M) VP-13522, Veep (S) VPS-16522 titled GREATEST ORGAN HITS, Sunset SUS-5264 titled THE GREAT JIMMY McGRIFF, Collectables COL-5125 [CD] titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS and Stateside (E) 3605492 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE SUE YEARS: 1962-1965. e also on Kent (E) 040 titled MEANWHILE BACK AT THE GO-GO, Blue Note CDP7-96563-2 [CD] titled SO BLUE, SO FUNKY: HEROES OF THE HAMMOND, Blue Note CDP 0777 7 96563 2 5 [CD] titled BLUE FUNK, Blue Note (E) 7243 8 53234 2 3 [CD] titled BLUE NOTE'S SIX VITAL ORGANS: HOME OF THE HAMMOND, Rhino R2 72474 [CD] titled MASTERS OF JAZZ: VOLUME 7: JAZZ HIT SINGLES and [no label] (E) [no #] [CD] titled MOJO MOD CLUB PARTY (distributed with June 2005 issue of MOJO magazine).
Producer: Juggy Murray
Engineer: Irving Greenbaum
Notes: Ira Howard


ONE OF MINE
Jimmy McGriff at the Organ
New York: 1963

Jimmy McGriff (org); Morris Dow (g); Larry Frazier (rhythm-g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins. 

a. Gospel Time (Jimmy McGriff) - 5:30
b. Gospel Time Encore (Jimmy McGriff) - 3:07
c. Teach Me Tonight (Cahn/DePaul) - 5:53
d. Blip Time (Jimmy McGriff) - 3:20
e. One of Mine (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:36
f. Broadway (Bird/McRae/Wood) - 5:42

same, except Morris Dow (hca).

g. Spindletop (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:07

Jimmy McGriff (p,org); Morris Dow (g); Larry Frazier (rhythm-g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins. 

h. The Last Minute (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:18
i. Drown in My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 3:55

same, add unknown (vib).

j. Moonlight in Vermont (Blackburn/Suessdorf & Blackburn) - 3:47

Issues: a-j on Sue LP-1013, Collectables COL-5715 [CD].
Singles: h (pt. 1) & h (pt. 2) also on Sue 786 [45], Sue (E) WI-310 [45] and Funckler/Artone (Du) SU 42.756 [45]. e & f also on Sue 791 [45].
Samplers: a & h also on Blue Note (E) CDP8-30724-2 [CD] titled PULLIN' OUT THE STOPS! THE BEST OF JIMMY McGRIFF and Blue Note 7243 8 57063 2 5 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS. e, g & h also on Stateside (E) 3605492 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE SUE YEARS: 1962-1965. e & h also on Sue 1043 titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS and Veep (M) VP-13522, Veep (S) VPS-16522 titled GREATEST ORGAN HITS, Sunset SUS-5264 titled THE GREAT JIMMY McGRIFF and Collectables COL-5125 [CD] titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS. h also on Island (E) IWP 3 titled THIS IS SUE! and Island 314-524 394 [CD] titled RHYTHM & BLUES BEAT: VOLUME 2: 1964-1969.
Producer: Joe Lederman. Directed by: Juggy Murray
Notes: Mort Fega


JIMMY McGRIFF AT THE APOLLO 
Jimmy McGriff
Live at the Apollo Theater, New York City: 1963
Rudolph Johnson (ts); Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

a. There'll Never Be Another You (Gordon/Warren) - 6:15
b. We Four (aka The Deacon) (Jimmy McGriff) - (5:45) 6:56
c. A Thing For Jug (aka Frame for the Blues) (Jimmy McGriff) - 5:45
d. Red Sails in the Sunset (Kennedy/Williams) - 5:45
e. Lonely Avenue (aka A Thing for Jug) (Doc Pomus) - 6:00
f. Frame For The Blues (aka We Four) (Slide Hampton) - 5:45

Note: Collectables COL-CD-5126 [CD] mis-titles "We Four" as "The Deacon," "A Thing For Jug" as "Frame For The Blues," "Lonely Avenue" as "A Thing For Jug" and "Frame For The Blues" as "We Four."

Issues: a-f on Sue LP-1017, Collectables COL-CD-5126 [CD].
Samplers: b, c & e
also on Stateside (E) 3605492 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE SUE YEARS: 1962-1965.
Producer: Juggy Murray
Notes: Les Fleischer


Jimmy McGriff
prob. New York: c. 1964

Jimmy McGriff (org) with others unknown.

a. Lonely Avenue (pt. 1) (Doc Pomus)
b. Lonely Avenue (pt. 2) (Doc Pomus)

Issues: Sue 802 [45].


CHRISTMAS WITH JIMMY McGRIFF
Jimmy McGriff
New York: 1963

Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

a. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town  - 3:33
b. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer  - 5:04

same, except Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d,tamb).

c. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus  - 6:35

Rudolph Johnson (ts); Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

d. White Christmas - 3:14

same, except Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d,tamb).

e. Hip Santa  - 3:05
f. Jingle Bells  - 3:34

Rudolph Johnson (ts,as); Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

g. Winter Wonderland  - 5:10

same, except Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d,tamb).

h. Christmas With McGriff  - 5:52

Issues: a-h on Sue LP-1018, Trip LP-8027, Mistletoe MLP-1205, Collectables COL-5747 [CD].
Singles: h also on Sue 804 [45].
Samplers: d also on Capitol CDP 7243 8 52559 2 2 [CD] titled  ULTRA-LOUNGE CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS. e & g also on Holiday HDY-1930 and Black Jazz 6005 [CD] titled CHRISTMAS IN JAZZ


JIMMY McGRIFF AT THE ORGAN
Jimmy McGriff
New York: c. 1964

Rudolph Johnson (ss); Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Jimmie Smith (d)

a. Kiko - 3:27
b. All Day Long - 3:50
c. That's All (Brandt/Haymes) - 5:28

same, except Rudolph Johnson (ts)

d. Jumpin' at the Woodside (Basie/Hendricks) - 3:17
e. Hello Betty - 4:53
f. When You're Smiling (Fisher/Goodwin/Shay) - 4:20
g. Shiny Stockings - 7:20

same, except Rudolph Johnson (ts,ss)

h. Close Your Eyes - 5:22

Issues: a-h on Sue LP-1020, Collectables COL-CD-5716 [CD].
Singles: b & f also on Sue 110 [45]. a & d also on Sue 10-001 [45]. 
Samplers: a also on Blue Note (E) CDP8-30724-2 [CD] titled PULLIN' OUT THE STOPS! THE BEST OF JIMMY McGRIFF and Blue Note 7243 8 57063 2 5 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS. a, b & e also on Stateside (E) 3605492 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE SUE YEARS: 1962-1965. a & e also on Sue 1043 titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS and Veep (M) VP-13522, Veep (S) VPS-16522 titled GREATEST ORGAN HITS, Sunset SUS-5264 titled THE GREAT JIMMY McGRIFF and Collectables COL-5125 [CD] titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS.
Notes: Al Clarke


TOPKAPI
Jimmy McGriff at the Organ
Regent Sound Studios, New York: c. 1964

Jimmy McGriff (org) with unknown horns, g, b, d and strings, Fred Norman (arr).

a. The Theme from the Man with the Golden Arm (Elmer Bernstein) - 2:24
b. Mr. Lucky (Henry Mancini) - 2:30
c. Topkapi (Manos Hadjidakis) - 2:28
d. Rawhide (Tiomkin/Washington) - 2:10
e. The Exodus Song (Ernest Gold) - 2:00
f. People (Merrill/Styne) - 2:26
g. Woman of Straw (Muir Mathieson) - 2:40
h. From Russia with Love (Lionel Bart) - 2:30
i. A Taste of Honey (Bobby Scott) - 2:13
j. "Love Theme" from The World of Suzie Wong (Duning/Cahn) - 2:13
k. Blue Star (Carter) - 2:02
l. Pink Panther (Henry Mancini) - 2:02

Issues: a-l on Sue LP-1033, Collectables COL-5717 [CD].
Singles: a & c also on Sue 112 [45]. f also on Sue 123 [45].
Samplers: c also on Sue 1043 and Collectables COL-5125 [CD] titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS and Veep (M) VP-13522, Veep (S) VPS-16522 titled GREATEST ORGAN HITS, Sunset SUS-5264 titled THE GREAT JIMMY McGRIFF.
Producer: Joe Lederman under the direction of Juggy Murray
Engineer: Bob Lifton
Notes: Del Shields


BLACK & BLUES
Jimmy McGriff
New York City: prob. c. 1963-64

prob. Rudolph Johnson (ts); Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d); unknown (tamb).

a. Amen (Jimmy McGriff)

prob. overdubbed in New York City: c. 1973
prob. Jerry Jemmot (el-b).

b. Blue Groove (pt 1) (Jimmy McGriff)
c. Blue Groove (pt 2) (Jimmy McGriff)

same or similar, except Rudolph Johnson (hca).

d. Harp (aka Harp-er) (Jimmy McGriff)

prob. Jimmy McGriff (org,p); Larry Frazier (g); overdubbed Jerry Gemmott (el-b); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

e. Blues For A Broken Down Funky Old Bus (Jimmy McGriff)
f. Bahama (Jimmy McGriff)
g. Penthouse Serenade (Wil Jason/Val Burton)
h. Pennies From Heaven (Johnny Burke/Arthur Johnson)

prob. Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

i. Mocha (Jimmy McGriff)
j. Lonesome Road (Gene Austin/Nathaniel Shilkret)
k. Mack The Knife (Kurt Weill/Berthold Brecht/Marc Blitzstein)
l. Hey Mrs. Jones (Jimmy McGriff)

Note: LRC CDC-9042 [CD] inaccurately lists George Freeman (g), Eddie Gladden (d) and James Peacock (cga) as Jimmy McGriff's accompanists for above sessions.

Issues: a-l on Groove Merchant GM-2203 (issued 1973), Groove Merchant/Unidisc (Can) GM-2203 [CD].
Samplers: b also on LaserLight 24 775 [CD], LaserLight 46 070 [CD] titled BLUES AFTER HOURS. b & c
also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOPCD290 [CD] titled DIG ON IT: THE GROOVE MERCHANT YEARS. b, d, e, i & j also on LRC 20030 [CD] titled 100% PURE FUNK. e also on LaserLight 46 069 [CD] titled BLUES FOR A RAINY DAY, LaserLight 17 184 [CD] titled DEPRESSION BLUES: BLUES BALLADS FOR A RAINY DAY and LaserLight 55 655 [CD] titled DEPRESSION BLUES. j & k also on LRC CDC-8513 [CD] titled GEORGIA ON MY MIND. a, b, d, e, i & j also on LRC CDC-9042 [CD] titled DOUBLE EXPOSURE.
Producer: Sonny Lester


BLUES FOR MISTER JIMMY
Jimmy McGriff
New York: c. 1964

Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Jimmie Smith (d).

a. Discotheque U.S.A.
b. Cash Box
c. Blues For Joe
d. Blues For Mr. Jimmy
e. The Dog (You Dog)
f. Bump de Bump
g. The Party's Over
h. Turn Blue
i. Sho' Nuff

Issues: a-i on Sue LP-1039, Collectables Col-CD-5147 [CD], Stateside (E) 537513-2 [CD].
Singles: i also on Sue 120 [45]. a also on Sue 123 [45]. h & f also on Sue 128 [45].
Samplers: a also on Stateside 538384-2 (E) titled WHAT'S HAPPENING STATESIDE. a & b also on Blue Note (E) CDP8-30724-2 [CD] titled PULLIN' OUT THE STOPS! THE BEST OF JIMMY McGRIFF and Blue Note 7243 8 57063 2 5 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS. a, b, c, d & i also on Stateside (E) 3605492 [CD] titled THE BEST OF THE SUE YEARS: 1962-1965. d also on Blue Note (E) 50999 5 21130 2 4 [CD] titled GROOVE TRAIN: GET OFF AT BLUE NOTE GROOVES STATION. f & h also on Sue 1043 titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS and Veep (M) VP-13522, Veep (S) VPS-16522 titled GREATEST ORGAN HITS, Sunset SUS-5264 titled THE GREAT JIMMY McGRIFF and Collectables COL-5125 [CD] titled A TOAST TO JIMMY McGRIFF'S GOLDEN CLASSICS.


Jimmy McGriff
New York City: c. 1964

prob. Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Jimmie Smith (d).

a. (64-SU-163) Bilboa

Issues: a on Sue 120 [45]. 


Jimmy McGriff
prob. New York: c. 1964

Jimmy McGriff (org); Larry Frazier (g); Jimmie Smith (d); Bank McGriff (cga).

a. (1004) Jungle Cat (pt 1)
b. (1005) Jungle Cat (pt 2)

Issues: a & b on Jell 502 [45].


CHRISTMAS ALBUM
Jimmy McGriff
New York: c. 1964

Jimmy McGriff (org); Thornell Schwartz (g); Jackie Mills (d).

a. The Christmas Song
b. A Festive Occasion
c. Soul Song Of Christmas (Silent Night)
d. Big Day In December (Joy To The World)
e. Yuletide A Ring-Ding (Let 'er Rip)
f. From Jimmy With Soul
g. Bluebells of Christmas (Chip Chip) 

Issues: a-g on Jell 1888 titled CHRISTMAS ALBUM. a-g also on Black Label BL-6007 and Holiday Phoenix HDY1945 titled CHRISTMAS WITH McGRIFF
Singles: c & g also on Jell 503 [45].


WHERE THE ACTION'S AT!
Jimmy McGriff Live
Live at The Front Bar, Newark, New Jersey: December 30, 1965 (?)

Jimmy McGriff (org); Thornell Schwarz (g); Willie "Saint" Jenkins (d).

a. Where It's At (Jimmy McGriff) - 4:32
b. When Johnny Comes Marching Home (trad.) - 4:00
c. Up Tight  (Cosby/Wonder/Moy) - 5:48
d. Frugal Bugle (Jimmy McGriff) - 6:28
e. Upper-ground (Jimmy McGriff) - 5:00
f. Georgia On My Mind (H. Carmichael) - 5:40
g. Goin' Out Of My Head  (Teddy Randazzo/Bobby Weinstein) - 3:58
h. Robbin's Nest (Sir Charles Thomas/Illinois Jacquet) - 5:08

Issues: a-h on Veep (M) VP-13515, Veep (S) VPS-16515 titled WHERE THE ACTION'S AT!. a-h also on Solid State UAS-29107 titled LIVE AT THE CLUB.
Samplers: a also on Rare Essence [no.?] titled RARE ESSENCE: A FUNKY FUSION OF JAZZ, LATIN & SOUL. e (edit) also on Blue Note CDP8-29092-2 [CD] titled SO BLUE, SO FUNKY: HEROES OF THE HAMMOND/ VOLUME 2, Blue Note (E) CDP8-30724-2 [CD] titled PULLIN' OUT THE STOPS! THE BEST OF JIMMY McGRIFF and Blue Note 7243 8 57063 2 5 [CD] titled GREATEST HITS.
Producer: Sonny Lester

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