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Richard "Groove" Holmes Discography

Group leader or co-leader recordings

Group leader: major albums

info Les McCann Presents The Dynamic Jazz Organ Of, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1961
info Groovin' With Jug, Richard "Groove" Holmes & Gene Ammons, 1961
info After Hours, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1962
info Somethin' Special, Richard "Groove" Holmes & Les McCann, 1962
info Book of the Blues, Vol. 1, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1964
info Soul Message, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1965
info Living Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966
info Spicy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966
info Bowl Of Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966?
info Tell It Like It Tis, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966
info Misty, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967
info Super Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967
info Soul Power!, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967
info Get Up And Get It, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1967
info That Healin' Feelin', Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968
info The Groover, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968
info Welcome Home, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1968
info Soul Mist, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1970
info Workin' On A Groovy Thing, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1970
info X-77 X-77 X-77: Recorded Live at the Lighthouse, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1970
info Come Together, Richard "Groove" Holmes and Ernie Watts, 1970
info Comin' On Home, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1971
info American Pie, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1972
info Groovin' And Spoonin', Richard "Groove" Holmes and Jimmy Witherspoon, 1973
info Giants Of The Organ In Concert, Jimmy McGriff & Groove Holmes, 1973
info Giants Of The Organ Come Together, Jimmy McGriff & Groove Holmes, 1974
info Night Glider, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1973
info New Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1974
info Onsaya Joy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1974
info Six Million Dollar Man, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1975
info I'm In The Mood for Love, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1976
info Shippin' Out, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978
info Good Vibrations, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978
info Dancing In The Sun, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978
info Star Wars/Close Encounters, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1978
info Broadway, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1981
info Swedish Lullaby, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1984
info Blues All Day Long, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1988
info Hot Tat, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1989
info On Basie's Bandstand, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003
info The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Live on Stage, Willis Jackson & Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003

Group leader: compilations

info Jazz Milestones Series, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1966
info Best Of, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1969?
info The Best Of Richard "Groove" Holmes For Beautiful People, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1970?
info Hunk-A-Funk, "Groove" Holmes, 1975
info Supa Cookin', Jimmy McGriff & Groove Holmes, 1975
info Dueling Organs, Jimmy McGriff & Groove Holmes, 1979
info Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1991
info Double Exposure, Richard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff, 1992
info Blue Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1994
info Groovin with Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1995
info After Hours, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1996
info Spoon And Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes and Jimmy Witherspoon, 1996
info Legends of Acid Jazz, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1997
info Groove's Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1997
info The Best of: Pacific Jazz Years, Joe Pass, 1997
info Legends of Acid Jazz: Spicy, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1999
info Plenty Plenty Blues, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 1999
info A Little Houston on the Side, Houston Person, 1999
info The Best of the Pacific Jazz Years, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2001
info Timeless, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2003
info Super Soul, Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2004
info Blues For Spoon And Groove, Richard "Groove" Holmes and Jimmy Witherspoon, 2006
info Bowl Of Soul (exp CD), Richard "Groove" Holmes, 2009

Group leader: tracks on various artist albums

info This Is The Blues, Volume 2, Various Artists, 1961
info On Mike!: A Decade Of Pacific Jazz, Various Artists, 1966?
info 15/5 And All That Jazz, Various Artists, 1968
info The Greatest Organ Players, Various Artists, 1969?
info Short Cuts, Volume 1, Various Artists, 1970
info The Soul/Jazz Giants, Various Artists, 1970
info Blues In Concert, Various Artists, 1975
info Jazz: The 60's Volume 1, Various Artists, 1978?
info Groove Merchant Presents, Various Artists, 197?
info Prestige Soul Masterpieces, Various Artists, 1988
info The Best Of Jazz Organs, Various Artists, 1990
info Blue Funk, Various Artists, 1992
info Blues In The Night, Various Artists, 1992
info Jazz Classics, Various Artists, 1992
info Blue Break Beats, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1993
info So Blue So Funky, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1994
info Prestige Soul Jazz Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1994
info Funky Good Time, Various Artists, 1995
info All-Star Jazz, Various Artists, 1995
info Blue Note Rare Grooves, Various Artists, 1996
info Coolin': A Soul Jazz Journey, Various Artists, 1996
info Soulful Grooves, Vol. 1: R&B Instrumental Classics, Various Artists, 1996
info Troubadours Of Groove, Various Artists, 1996
info MVP Classic Jazz Funk, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1996
info LRC Jazz Sampler, Vol. 7, Various Artists, 1996
info Opus de Funk: The Jazz Giants Play Horace Silver, Various Artists, 1997
info Blue Movies: Scoring for the Studio, Various Artists, 1997
info Blue Bacharach: A Cooler Shaker, Various Artists, 1997
info B-3in' Organ Jazz, Various Artists, 1997
info Kickin' The 3: The Best of Organ Trio Jazz, Various Artists, 1997
info Tougher Than Tough, Jimmy Witherspoon, 1997
info For The Love Of Monk, Various Artists, 1997
info Hit Jazz, Various Artists, 1997
info Signifying!: Funky Organ Grooves from the Big Apple, Various Artists, 1998
info Legends of Acid Jazz: Hammond Heroes, Various Artists, 1998
info Mo' Mod Jazz, Various Artists, 1998
info Birth of The Cool Funk: Vintage Jams & Serious Grooves, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1998
info 32 Jazz, Various Artists, 1998
info A Quarter To Blue: Late Night Slow & Easy, Various Artists, 1998
info Jazz for the Open Road, Various Artists, 1998
info 32 Gems from 32 Jazz, Various Artists, 1999
info Jazz: Music That Changed Our Lives, Various Artists, 1999
info Party Jazz, Various Artists, 1999
info Blax Is Back, Various Artists, 1999
info Azure Ellington: Blue Note Plays Duke, Various Artists, 1999
info Blue Break Beats, Vol. 1 to 4, Various Artists, 1999
info Jazz That Swings, Various Artists, 1999
info The Prestige Records Story, Various Artists, 1999
info 32 Gems from 32 Jazz, Various Artists, 1999
info Autumn Jazz, Various Artists, 1999
info Blue Juice, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 2000
info 32 More Gems from 32 Jazz, Various Artists, 2000
info The Hammond Organ Collection, Various Artists, 2000
info The Later Lounge, Various Artists, 2000
info Version Excursion, Various Artists, 2000
info The Best Of Blue Juice, Various Artists, 2001
info LRC Jazz Legacy Anthology: Time Remembered, Various Artists, 2001
info LRC Jazz Legacy Anthology: Good Vibrations, Various Artists, 2001
info Jazz Grooves, Various Artists, 2001
info Funk Essentials: A Further Odyssey in Funk, Various Artists, 2002
info Routine Jazz!!: Blue Note DJ Mix By Kei Kobayashi, Various Artists, 2002
info Routine Funk #01, Various Artists, 2002
info Home Cookin', Various Artists, 2003
info Blue Note Trip: Saturday Night, Various Artists, 2003
info Blue Note Trip: Saturday Night/Sunday Morning, Various Artists, 2003
info Flying Funk, Various Artists, 2003
info Superfly Soul, Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz For A Day In The Park, Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz For Quiet Times (2CD), Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz For An Elegant Rendezvous, Various Artists, 2003
info Rainy Day Moments, Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz For A Summer Night (2CD), Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz for the Open Road (2CD), Various Artists, 2003
info Jazz for a Night on the Town, Various Artists, 2003
info The Blue Box of Blues, Various Artists, 2003
info Soul Jazz, Various Artists, 2004
info Groove: Giants of Jazz, Various Artists, 2004
info Blue Note Plays Burt Bacharach, Various Artists, 2004
info Jazz Express Presents: Jazz For Summer Days, Various Artists, 2004
info Samba Bossa Nova, Various Artists, 2004
info Simply Smooth Jazz, Various Artists, 2004
info Superfly Soul, Vol. 2: The Return of the Hustlers, Various Artists, 2004
info Groove Lounge, Various Artists, 2004
info The Most Romantic Jazz Music in the Universe, Various Artists, 2004
info Jazz for a Coffee Break, Various Artists, 2005
info Funky Jazz Organ, Lonnie Smith / Richard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff, 2005
info Jazz After Dark: Relaxin' In The Small Hours, Various Artists, 2006
info Jazz Cafe (Mastercuts), Various Artists, 2006
info 1's: Number Ones: Jazz, Various Artists, 2007
info Trip Tease, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 2007
info Good Juice: Hot Hammond and Cool Organ Cocktails, Various Artists, 2008
info Funk Ain't A Word, Various Artists, 2008
info Versatile Jazz, Various Artists, 2008
info Simply Jazz Greats, Various Artists, 2008
info The Jazz Hits, Various Artists, 2008
info The Very Best of Prestige Records, Various Artists, 2009
info Smooth Jazz: The Intro Collection, Various Artists, 2009
info Simply Smooth Jazz (2CD), Various Artists, 2009
info Super Funk: Return of Jazz Funk, Various Artists, 2009
info Wonder Funk: Jazz Funk Plays Stevie Wonder, Various Artists, 2010

Playing contributions to other recordings

Other recordings: major albums

info You Better Believe It, Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra, 1961
info Black and Blue, Lou Rawls, 1963
info Jazz As I Feel It, Earl Bostic, 1964
info Big City, Marvin Jenkins, 1964
info A New Sound, Earl Bostic, 1965
info Love and All That Jazz, Eric Kloss, 1966
info Eternal Equinox, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, 1969
info Madame Foo Foo, Dakota Staton, 1972
info Ya Understand Me?, Willis Jackson featuring Groove Holmes, 1980

Other recordings: single artist compilations, 'twofers' and box sets

info The Best Of, Lou Rawls, 1968
info Dakota Staton, Dakota Staton, 1990
info Moonglow, Dakota Staton, 1991
info Relationships: The Les McCann Anthology, Les McCann, 1993
info Jazz Time, Earl Bostic, 1996
info Spotlight On, Lou Rawls, 1996
info Congratulations, Dakota Staton, 1999
info The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings, Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra, 2000
info Artist Selects, Gerald Wilson, 2000
info Anthology, Lou Rawls, 2000
info About Time, Eric Kloss, 2002
info Congratulations To Someone, Dakota Staton, 2003
info Complete Quintet Recordings, Earl Bostic with Richard "Groove" Holmes and Joe Pass, 2006
info Black and Blue / Tobacco Road, Lou Rawls, 2006
info The Best Of The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions, Lou Rawls, 2006
info The Essential, Lou Rawls, 2007
info Mosaic Select 29, Onzy Matthews, 2009

Other recordings: various artist compilations

info On Mike!: A Decade Of Pacific Jazz, Various Artists, 1966?
info We Sing Sinatra, Various Artists, 1998
info Girl Talk, Various Artists, 1999
info Pure Jazz Moods, Various Artists, 2004


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