The Record Collection

Jimmy Smith: Back at the Chicken Shack (1960)

Blue Note 92777

Track list:

1 – Back at the Chicken Shack
2 – When I Grow Too Old to Dream
3 – Minor Chant
4 – Messy Bessie
+ bonus track (not on original LP)
5 – On the Sunny Side of the Street


Stanley Turrentine – tenor sax
Jimmy Smith – organ
Kenny Burrell – guitar
Donald Bailey – drums

Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; April 25, 1960

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Cover photography: Francis Wolff
Cover design: Reid Miles

Liner notes: Ira Gitler

#1-4: originally issued in 1963 as Blue Note BST 84117
#5: originally issued in 1979 on Blue Note LT-1092

Re-mastered in 2007 by Rudy van Gelder
Re-issue producer: Michael Cuscuna