Opus de Funk - Johnny "Hammond" Smith
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  1. Sticks and Stones
  2. Because You Left Me
  3. Ribs an' Chips
  4. Cry Me a River
  5. Que Pasa?
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  1. Sticks and Stones
  2. Because You Left Me
  3. Ribs an' Chips
  4. Cry Me a River
  5. Que Pasa?
  6. Invitation
  7. Spring Is Here
  8. Stimulation
  9. Opus de Funk
  10. Almost Like Being in Love
  11. Autumn Leaves
  12. Sad Eyes
  13. Gone With the Wind
  14. If Someone Had Told Me
  15. Shirley's Theme
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While organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith never attained the status of Jimmy Smith, he nonetheless fronted first-rate bands and accumulated a fine discography. Recorded in 1961, Opus de Funk brings together two Smith albums in one package, Stimulation and Opus de Funk. Since the same band -- vibraphonist Freddie McCoy, guitarist Eddie McFadden, bassist Wendell Marshall, and drummer Leo Stevens -- played on both sets, and since both albums aren't very long by contemporary standards, the pair fit snuggly on the same CD. The ...

Opus de Funk 2004, Prestige

UPC: 025218529129

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