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Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live!
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I have nearly every Jimmy Smith album, and, as a consequence, sometimes I overlook some of them, and this appears to be the case with this album. Don't remember the last time I listened to it, but this is a great jazz/funk album that just goes and goes. How did I forget about this album for so long? Reply Notify me 1 Helpful. referencing Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live!, LP, Album, V6-8806, V6 8806. You know, there are some actions that some of us have committed that should be against the law.

Root Down is a 1972 live jazz album by Jimmy Smith, released on the Verve label. It was recorded in Los Angeles on February 8, 1972. It includes the song "Root Down (And Get It)" which was sampled by the Beastie Boys for their song "Root Down. Root Down peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Top Jazz Album charts the album captures a performance Smith gave with a relatively young supporting band who were.

Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live! Tracklist. 1. Sagg Shootin' His Arrow Lyrics. 2. For Everyone Under The Sun Lyrics.

On this page you can not listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. All materials are provided for educational purposes. Released at: This album was released on the label Verve Records (catalog number V6-8806). This album was released in 1972 year. US. Format of the release is. Vinyl, LP. Album.

Part of the problem was that Smith's soul-jazz was organic and laid-back, relaxed and funky instead of down and dirty. For latter-day listeners, aware of his reputation as the godfather of modern soul-jazz organ (and certainly aware of the Beastie Boys' name drop), that may mean that Smith's actual albums all seem a bit tame and restrained, classy, not funky. That's true of the bulk of Smith's catalog, with the notable exception of Root Down

Listen on Apple Music. Listen on Apple Music. Root Down (And Get It). 7 Songs, 1 Hour 8 Minutes. Released: Jan 1, 1972. See All. Christmas Cookin'.

Decksavers & DJ equipment covers. Root Down (And Get It)" (7:40). "Let's Stay Together" (6:28). 3. "Slow Down Sagg" (6:45).

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sagg Shootin' His Arrow
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
A2 For Everyone Under The Sun
Written-By – Peter Chase
A3 After Hours
Written-By – Parrish*, Feyne*, Bruce*
B1 Root Down (And Get It)
Written-By – Jimmy Smith
B2 Let's Stay Together
Written-By – Green*, Jackson*, Mitchell*
B3 Slow Down Sagg
Written-By – Jimmy Smith

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – MGM Record Corporation
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MGM Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – MGM Record Corporation


  • Bass – Wilton Felder
  • Congas, Percussion – Buck Clarke
  • Drums – Paul Humphrey
  • Engineer – Ed Greene , Jack Hunt
  • Executive-Producer – Eddie Ray
  • Guitar – Arthur Adams
  • Harmonica – Steve Williams
  • Photography By – David Rawcliffe
  • Recorded By, Edited By – Eric Miller


Label variation, bottom of label reads MGM Records-A Division Of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, INC. - Made In U.S.A.
Recorded February 8, 1972, in Los Angeles
℗ 1972 MGM Record Corporation © 1972 MGM Records Corp.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society (A3): ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (label side A): (MGS 2796)
  • Matrix / Runout (label side B): (MGS 2797)
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side A): VG 8806 MGS2796 ℗ 1972 MGM Record Corp.
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side B): VG 8806 MGS2797 re.l

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V6-8806, V6 8806 Jimmy Smith Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live! ‎(LP, Album) Verve Records, Verve Records V6-8806, V6 8806 US 1972
V6-8806, 00602547793591 Jimmy Smith Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live! ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Verve Records, Universal International Music B.V. V6-8806, 00602547793591 UK & Europe 2016
MV 2028 Jimmy Smith Root Down - Jimmy Smith Live! ‎(LP, Album) Verve Records MV 2028 Japan 1972
314 559 805-2, V6-8806 Jimmy Smith Root Down (Jimmy Smith Live!) ‎(CD, Album, RM, Dig) Verve Records, Verve Records 314 559 805-2, V6-8806 US 2000
POCJ-2751, V6-8806 Jimmy Smith Root Down Live! ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Verve Records, Verve Records POCJ-2751, V6-8806 Japan 1999