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Richard "Groove" Holmes discography

This is a discography of Richard "Groove" Holmes albums and albums by other musicians that feature Richard "Groove" Holmes


Richard "Groove" Holmes: leader and co-leader discography

Les McCann Presents The Dynamic Jazz Organ Of, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 23

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Groovin' With Jug, Gene Ammons & Richard Holmes, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 32

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After Hours, Richard Holmes, 1962, Pacific Jazz PJ 59

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Somethin' Special, Richard Holmes & Les McCann, 1962, Pacific Jazz PJ 51

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Book Of The Blues Vol 1, Richard Holmes, 1964, Warner Bros

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Soul Message, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1965, Prestige PR 7435

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Living Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966, Prestige PR 7468

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Tell It Like It 'Tis, Richard Holmes, 1966, Pacific Jazz 10105

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Bowl Of Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966?, Loma

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Misty, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967, Prestige PR 7485

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Spicy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967, Prestige PR 7493

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Super Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967, Prestige PR 7497

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Get Up And Get It!, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967, Prestige PR 7514

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Soul Power!, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967, Prestige PR 7543

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The Groover!, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968, Prestige PR 7570

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That Healin' Feelin', Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968, Prestige PR 7601

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Welcome Home, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968, Pacific Jazz 20147

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Workin' On A Groovy Thing, Richard Holmes, 1969, Pacific Jazz 20153

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X-77: Recorded Live At The Lighthouse, Richard Holmes, 1969, Pacific Jazz 20163

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Soul Mist!, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1970, Prestige PR 7741

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Come Together, Richard "Groove" Holmes and Ernie Watts, 1970, Pacific Jazz 20171

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Comin' On Home, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1971, Blue Note 4372

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American Pie, Groove Holmes, 1972, Groove Merchant GM 505

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Groovin' And Spoonin', Richard "Groove" Holmes and Jimmy Witherspoon, 1973, Olympic

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Night Glider, Groove Holmes, 1973, Groove Merchant GM 512

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Giants of the Organ Come Together, Jimmy McGriff/Groove Holmes, 1973, Groove Merchant GM 520

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Giants Of The Organ In Concert, Jimmy McGriff/Groove Holmes, 1973, Groove Merchant GM 3300

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New Groove, Groove Holmes, 1974, Groove Merchant GM 527

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Onsaya Joy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1974, Flying Dutchman

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Six Million Dollar Man, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1975, Flying Dutchman

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I'm In The Mood for Love, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1976, Flying Dutchman

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Shippin' Out, Groove Holmes, 1978, Muse 5134

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Good Vibrations, Groove Holmes, 1978, Muse 5167

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Dancing In The Sun, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978, Versatile

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Star Wars / Close Encounters, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978, Versatile

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Broadway, Groove Holmes, 1981, Muse 5239

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Swedish Lullaby, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1984, Sison

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Blues All Day Long, Groove Holmes, 1988, Muse 5358

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African Encounter, Groove Holmes, 1988, Muse 5358

Tracks : Mannenberg, Killer Joe, Dark Clouds, Since You've Been Gone, Barney's Groove, Mr. Magic

Musicians : Richard "Groove" Holmes, Barney Rachabane, Pops Mohammed Ismael, Johnny Fourie, Vic Higgins

Recorded in South Africa in the early 1980s.

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Hot Tat, Groove Holmes, 1991, Muse 5395

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On Basie's Bandstand, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003, Prestige PRCD 11028

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The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Live on Stage, Willis Jackson & Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003, Black & Blue

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Richard "Groove" Holmes: leader and co-leader discography: compilations, twofers, etc

Jazz Milestones Series, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966, Pacific Jazz 10109

A compilation of tracks from Pacific Jazz albums.

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The Best Of, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1969, Prestige PR 7700

A compilation of tracks from Prestige albums.

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The Best Of Richard "Groove" Holmes For Beautiful People, 1970, Prestige PR 7768

A compilation of tracks from Prestige albums.

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Hunk-A-Funk, Groove Holmes, 1975, Groove Merchant 4402

A 2-on-1 release of the Groove Merchant albums called Night Glider and New Groove.

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Supa Cookin', Groove Homles & Jimmy McGriff, 1975, Groove Merchant 4409

A 2-on-1 double album brings together the two Holmes/McGriff album Giants Of The Organ In Concert and Giants Of The Organ Come Together.

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Dueling Organs, Jimmy McGriff/Groove Holmes, 1979, Quintessence/Pickwick

A reissue of the 1974 album Giants of the Organ Come Together.

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Double Exposure, Richard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff, 1992, LRC

Five tracks by Holmes from the American Pie album and six tracks by McGriff from the Black & Blues album.

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Blue Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1994, Prestige 24133

Combines the 1967 album Get Up And Get It with the 1970 album Soul Mist.

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Groovin' With Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1995, LRC

A compilation of tracks from Groove Merchant albums.

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After Hours, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1996, Blue Note

2-on-1 CD release of the albums Tell It Like It Tis and After Hours.

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Spoon & Groover, Jimmy Witherspoon with Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1996, Tradition

An expanded version of the Groovin' And Spoonin' album.

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Groove's Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1997, 32 Jazz

A compilation of tracks originally released on Muse albums.

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Legends Of Acid Jazz, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1997, Prestige 24187

2-on-1 CD release of two 1968 albums The Groover and That Healin' Feelin'.

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Legends Of Acid Jazz: Spicy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1999, Prestige 24222

2-on-1 release of Living Soul from 1966 and Spicy from 1967.

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Plenty Plenty Blues, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1999, Camden

A CD compilation of tracks taken from the 1980s albums Broadway, Blues All Day Long and Hot Tat.

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The Best Of The Pacific Jazz Years, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2001, Blue Note

A compilation of tracks originally released on Pacific Jazz albums.

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Timeless, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003, Savoy Jazz

Tracks originally released on two Muse albums: Broadway and Blues All Day Long.

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Super Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2004, Prestige 24292

Combines the two 1967 albums Soul Power! and Super Soul.

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Funky Jazz Organ, Lonnie Smith / Richard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff, 2005, LRC

A 3 CD set that bring together the albums Afrodesia (Lonnie Smith), Groovin with Groove (Richard "Groove" Holmes) and The Main Squeeze (Jimmy McGriff).

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Blues For Spoon And Groove, Jimmy Witherspoon and Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2009, Essential Media

An expanded version of the Groovin' And Spoonin' album.

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Bowl Of Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2009, Groove Hut

An expanded version of the 1966 album.

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In The Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2015, Not Now

Tracks : Sweatin', Good Groove, Hittin' The Jug, Hallelujah, I Love Her So, I Thought I Knew You, Me & Groove, Happy Blues (Good Vibrations), Hey You, What's That?, Minor Surgery, After Hours, This Here, Jeannine, Morris The Minor, Them That's Got, Juggin' Around, It Might As Well Be Spring, That Healin' Feelin', Do It My Way, Denise, Groovin' With Jug, Groove's Bag, Something Special, Later, Deep Purple, Carma, Black Groove, Willow Weep For Me, Blow The Man Down, Secret Love, Seven Come Eleven

Notes : A 3 CD set that collects the music from five albums: The Dynamic Organ Of (aka Groove), Groovin' with Jug, After Hours, Somethin' Special, and Tell It Like It Tis; plus some singles tracks.

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Richard "Groove" Holmes: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Sings, Les McCann, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 31

Tracks : Wonder Why, It's Way Past Suppertime, Deed I Do, Since I Fell For You, But Not For Me, I Cried For You, Sweet Georgia Brown, Please Send Me Someone To Love, Next Spring, Love Letters, On the Street Where You Live, Bye, Bye Blackbird

Musicians : Les McCann, Herbie Lewis, Ron Jefferson, plus orchestra: Gerald Wilson, Jimmy Zito, John Audino, Ray Triscari, Charlie Meeks, Bob Edmondson, John Ewing, Lawrence Lofton, Ken Shroyer, Buddy Collette, Charles Lloyd, Teddy Edwards, Harold Land, Ben Webster, Jack Nimitz, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Dolo Coker, Bobby Bruce, Carl Kalash, Dan Lube, Edgar Lustgarten, Jerome Reisler, Darrell Terwilliger, George Poole, Myron Sandler, Charles Gates

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You Better Believe It!, Gerald Wilson, 1961, Pacific Jazz PJ 34

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Back In Town!, Bumble Bee Slim, 1962, Pacific Jazz PJ 54

Tracks : Direct South, Wake Up In The Mornin', Driftin' Blues, Puppy Love, New B & O Blues, Midnight Special, In The Evening, Meet Me In The Bottom, Wee Baby Blues, I'm The One

Musicians : Bumble Bee Slim, Lou Blackburn, Curtis Amy, Les McCann, Richard Holmes, Joe Pass, Leroy Vinnegar, Ron Jefferson

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Black and Blue, Lou Rawls, 1963, Capitol

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Big City, Marvin Jenkins, 1964, Palomar

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Jazz As I Feel It, Earl Bostic, 1964, King

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A New Sound, Earl Bostic, 1965, King

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Love And All That Jazz, Eric Kloss, 1966, Prestige PR 7469

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Eternal Equinox, Gerald Wilson, 1969, Pacific Jazz 20160

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Madame Foo Foo, Dakota Staton, 1972, Groove Merchant GM 510

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Ya Understand Me?, Willis Jackson featuring Groove Holmes, 1980, Muse 5316

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Dakota Staton, Dakota Staton, 1990, LRC

A collection that includes most of the tracks from the Madame Foo Foo album. Groove Holmes plays on that album.

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Jazz Time, Earl Bostic, 1997, Charly

A repackaging of the 1964 album Jazz As I Feel It.

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Congratulations, Dakota Staton, 1999, Giants Of Jazz

A collection that includes the complete Madame Foo Foo album. Groove Holmes plays on that album.

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The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings, Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra, 2000, Mosaic

A 5 CD box set that includes all the music from the albums; You Better Believe It, Moment Of Truth, Portraits, On Stage, Feelin' Kinda Blues, The Golden Sword, Live And Swinging, Everywhere, California Soul, Eternal Equinox. Groove Holmes plays on the You Better Believe It and Eternal Equinox album.

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About Time, Eric Kloss, 2002, Prestige 24268

2-on-1 CD release of the first two Eric Kloss album Introducing Eric Kloss from 1965 and Love And All That Jazz from 1966. Holmes plays on Love And All That Jazz.

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Black and Blue / Tobacco Road, Lou Rawls, 2006, Blue Note

A 2-on-1 CD release of albums from the early 1960's. Holmes plays on the Black And Blue album.

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Complete Quintet Recordings, Earl Bostic with Richard "Groove" Holmes and Joe Pass, 2006, Lonehill Jazz

Combines two mid-1960s Earl Bostic albums: Jazz As I Feel It and A New Sound.

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Mosaic Select 29: Onzy Matthews, 2009, Mosaic MS-029

Comprises the two 1960s Capitol albums Blues With A Touch Of Elegance and Sounds For The '60's! Together with 26 previously unreleased tracks. Groove Holmes plays on four of the previously unreleased tracks.

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Last updated November 2015