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Johnny Hammond Smith
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Johnny Hammond Smith
 

Johnny Hammond Smith Discography
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Year Title Original Label Cat # Album #
1959 Imagination Warwick 2002 1
1959 All Soul New Jazz 8221 2
1959 That Good Feelin' New Jazz 8229 3
1960 Gettin' the Message Prestige 7217 4
1960 Talk That Talk New Jazz 8241 5
1961 Stimulation Prestige 7203 6
1961 Opus De Funk Prestige 7420 7
1962 Johnny Hammond Cooks with Gator Tail Prestige 7239 8
1962 Look Out! New Jazz 8288 9
1963 Black Coffee Riverside 9442 10
1963 Mr. Wonderful Riverside 9466 11
1963 Open House Riverside 9482 12
1963 A Little Taste Riverside 9496 13
1965 The Stinger Prestige 7408 14
1966 The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush Prestige 7464 15
1966 Love Potion #9 Prestige 7482 16
1967 Ebb Tide Prestige   17
1967 Gettin' Up Prestige 7494 18
1967 Soul Flowers Prestige 7549 19
1968 Dirty Grape Prestige 7564 20
1968 Nasty Prestige 7588 21
1969 Black Feeling! Prestige 7736 22
1969 Soul Talk Prestige 7681 23
1970 Here It Is Prestige 10002 24
  The Best of Johnny Hammond Smith Prestige 7705 25
  The Best of Johnny Hammond Smith for Lovers Prestige 7777 26
  Stimulation (Reissue) Prestige 7786 27
1971 Breakout Kudu   28
1971 I'll Be There Prestige   29
1971 What's Goin' On? Prestige   30
1971 Wild Horses Rock Steady Kudu KU-04 31
1973 The Prophet Kudu KU-10 32
1974 Higher Ground KUDU KU-16 33
1974 Gambler's Life Salvation SAL-702 34
1975 Gears Milestone   35
1976 Forever Taurus Milestone   36
1976 Don't Let the System Get to You Milestone   37
1977 Storm Warning Milestone 9076 38
?? Good 'Nuff Prestige 7846  
1996 That Good Feelin' (Reissue) Prestige 24164 39
1996 Legends of Acid Jazz Fantasy/Prestige 24177-2 40
1997 Black Coffee/Mr. Wonderful (Reissue) Milestone 47072-2 41
1999 Legends of Acid Jazz, Vol. 2 Fantasy/Prestige   42
2000 The Soulful Blues Prestige 24244 43
2002 Breakout (Reissue w/bonus track) Sony 86146 44

Here's a list of Johnny's credits as a supporting player.

Year Main Artist Title Label Cat # On CD?
1960 Ammons, Gene Velvet Soul Prestige 7320  
1960 Ammons, Gene Angel Eyes Prestige 7369 Y
1960 Ammons, Gene Gene Ammons Story: Organ Combos     Y
1960 Nelson, Oliver Takin' Care of Business OJC   Y
1960 Winchester, Lem Another Opus New Jazz 8224 Y
1961 Ammons, Gene Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The 60s     ?
1961 Moore, Bill Bottom Groove      
1965 Lusty Moods Lusty Moods      
1966 Green, Byrdie Golden Thrush Strikes Prestige 7503  
1967 Green, Byrdie I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) Prestige 7509  
1967 Syms, Sylvia For Once In My Life OJC   Y
1968 Green, Byrdie Sister Byrdie! Prestige 7574  
1971 Butler, Billy Night Life Prestige 7854  
1972 Various Artists CTI Summer Jazz of the Hollywood Bowl "Live Three" CTI 7078  
1978 Leftenant, Joyce It's Too Late      
1991 Crawford, Hank Portrait Milestone   Y
1994 Papaila, Dan Positively! Timeless CDSJP-403  
1997 Earland, Charles Organ Summit Cannonball   Y
1998 Billy Butler Legends of Acid Jazz Prestige 24197 Y
2000 Gene Ammons Gentle Jug, Vol. 3 Prestige 24249 Y
2001 Grover Washington, Jr. Discovery: The First Recordings Prestige 11020 Y

Here are a few collections with Johnny on them - this is still in the works!

Year Title Label Cat # On CD? Johnny's Track
1998 Legends of Acid Jazz: Hammond Heroes Prestige   Y  
1987 Fire Into Music, Vol. 1 CBS      
  Birth of the Groove: CTI Records        
  Classic Jazz Funk 1-7        
  Hammond Heroes Prestige   Y  
1998 Kickin' the 3: The Best of Organ Trio Jazz Shanachi 5034 Y Lid Flippin'
1998 Mission Accomplished Too (TV Themes) Hip-O-Records 40121 Y NYPD
1998 Various Artists Blaxploitation: The Payback, Volume 3 Global 76 Y
1996 Funky Guitar Beats Prestige 24162 Y  

 

Here's a list of rap artists that have sampled Johnny...

Breakout: (Kudu 1971) "Never Can Say Goodbye"
BUMS "Take a Look Around" (from Lyfe 'n' Tyme, 1995)

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Wild Horses Rock Steady: (KUDU 1971) "Wild Horses"
Aceyalone "I Think" (from All Balls Don't Bounce, 1995)

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Higher Ground: (Kudu 1974) "Big Sur Suite"
Beastie Boys "Pass the Mic"
Black Sheep "The Choice is Yours"
(from Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, 1994)
Casual's "Me-O-Mi-O"
(from Fear Itself, 1994)
Dr Dre's "A Nigga Witta Gun"
(from Chronic, 1992)
Gang Starr's "24-7/365"
(from Daily Operation, 1997)

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Gears: (Fantasy 1975) "Fantasy"
JBrothers' "Sunshine" (from Done By The Forces of Nature, 1989)

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Gears: (Fantasy 1975) "Shifting Gears"
JBrothers' "Sunshine"
(from Done By The Forces of Nature, 1989)
Stetsasonic's "In Full Gear" 

What's Going On: (Prestige 1971) "I'll Be There"
Notorius BIG "Party & Bullshit"
(from Who's The Man Soundtrack, 1993)

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