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Jimmy McGriff

org, 1936-2008 US, Philadelphia
Musician of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. James Harrell McGriff

American blues and soul-jazz organist. Born 3 April 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, died 24 May 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He played piano since the age of 5 but later adopted the Hammond organ. In the mid- and late 1970s he was also often featured on electric piano and other keyboards.

     
Instruments
  • Organ
  • Keyboards
  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Clavinet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
The Worm on The Worm by Jimmy McGriff
The Bird on Jimmy McGriff - Unreleased by Jimmy McGriff
The Bird Wave on Electric Funk by Jimmy McGriff
Groove Grease on Troubadors of Groove by Various Artists
Blue Juice on The Worm by Jimmy McGriff
Back On The Track on Electric Funk by Jimmy McGriff
I've Got A Woman on I've Got A Woman by Jimmy McGriff
All About My Girl on Greatest Hits by Jimmy McGriff
Funky Junk on Electric Funk by Jimmy McGriff
Chris Cross on Electric Funk by Jimmy McGriff

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Do What You Wanna Do / TailgunnerT-Connection / Jimmy McGriff2015Album
The Best Of The Sue Years 1962-1965Jimmy McGriff2006Compil.
McGriff AvenueJimmy McGriff2002Album
100% Pure FunkJimmy McGriff2001Compil.
Feelin' ItJimmy McGriff2001Album
The Best OfHank Crawford, Jimmy McGriff2001Compil.
Dig On ItJimmy McGriff2000Compil.
McGriff's House PartyJimmy McGriff2000Album
Swingin' The BluesJimmy McGriff1999Compil.
Jazz CollectionJimmy McGriff1999Compil.
How To Strip For Your LoverSonny Lester & His Orchestra, Jimmy McGriff, Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Ponder, Joe Thomas1998Album
Straight UpJimmy McGriff1998Album
Crunch TimeHank Crawford / Jimmy McGriff1998Album
The Dream TeamJimmy McGriff1997Album
Road TestedJimmy McGriff / Hank Crawford1997Album
Blues GrooveJimmy McGriff And Hank Crawford1996Album
Blue Juice / The Worm / Where It´s AtJimmy McGriff1996Single
McGriff's BluesJimmy McGriff With Eric Leeds, Bill Easley, Dr. Fink, Bernard Purdie1994Compil.
Pullin' Out The Stops! The Best Of Jimmy McGriffJimmy McGriff1994Compil.
Right Turn On BlueJimmy McGriff And Hank Crawford1994Album
Funkiest Little Band In The LandJimmy McGriff1992Compil.
Double ExposureRichard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff1992Compil.
Blues In The NightLittle Junior Parker, Jimmy McGriff, Dakota Staton, Richard "Groove" Holmes1992Compil.
Tribute To Basie - Funkiest Little Band In The LandJimmy McGriff1992Album
The Jazz Collector EditionJimmy McGriff1991Compil.
In A Blue MoodJimmy McGriff1991Album
You Ought To Think About MeJimmy McGriff1990Album
The Best Of The Jazz OrgansRichard "Groove" Holmes And Jimmy McGriff, Lonnie Smith With George Benson1990Compil.
Jimmy McGriff Featuring Hank CrawfordJimmy McGriff Featuring Hank Crawford1990Compil.
On The Blue SideHank Crawford / Jimmy McGriff1990Album
Soul BrothersHank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff1989Compil.
Blue To The 'BoneJimmy McGriff1988Album
Steppin' UpHank Crawford / Jimmy McGriff1987Album
Georgia On My MindJimmy McGriff1987Compil.
The Starting FiveJimmy McGriff1987Album
Soul SurvivorsHank Crawford / Jimmy McGriff1986Album
River's InvitationHank Crawford / Jimmy McGriff1986Single
New Wave BluesJimmy McGriff1985Album
State Of The ArtJimmy McGriff1985Album
SkywalkJimmy McGriff1984Album
Im Walkin' (Part One)/ I'm Walkin' (Part Two)Jimmy McGriff1983Single
CountdownJimmy McGriff1983Album
The GrooverJimmy McGriff1982Album
Movin' Upside The BluesJimmy McGriff1982Album
Jimmy McGriff / Junior Parker / Shirley & LeeJimmy McGriff & Little Junior Parker / Shirley And Lee1982Compil.
City LightsJimmy McGriff1981Album
Esther Phillips / Jimmy McGriff / Little Junior Parker / Sonny Boy Williamson / Ike & Tina Turner / Blues ImageEsther Phillips / Jimmy McGriff / Little Junior Parker / Sonny Boy Williamson / Ike & Tina Turner / Blues Image1981Compil.
Alive & WellJimmy McGriff1980Compil.
I've Got A WomanJimmy McGriff1979Compil.
Sky Hawk / TailgunnerJimmy McGriff1978Album
The Boston ConcertJimmy McGriff, Richard "Groove" Holmes, O'Donel Levy1978Album
Soul OrganJimmy McGriff1978Compil.
Outside Looking InJimmy McGriff1978Album
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue / TailgunnerJimmy McGriff Featuring Ullanda McCullough1978Single
TailgunnerJimmy McGriff1977Album
It Feels So Nice (Do It Again)Jimmy McGriff1976Album
Red BeansJimmy McGriff1976Album
The Mean MachineJimmy McGriff1976Album
Flyin' TimeJimmy McGriff1975Compil.
Stump JuiceJimmy McGriff1975Album
The SermonJimmy McGriff1975Single
Stump JuiceJimmy McGriff1975Single
If You're Ready Come Go With MeJimmy McGriff1975Single
Supa Cookin'Richard "Groove" Holmes / Jimmy McGriff1974Compil.
If You're Ready Come Go With MeJimmy McGriff1974Compil.
The Squirrel / Finger Lickin' GoodJimmy McGriff - Richard "Groove" Holmes1974Single
The Main SqueezeJimmy McGriff1974Album
Friday The 13th. Cook County Jail.Jimmy McGriff1973Album
Giants Of The Organ In ConcertJimmy McGriff / Richard "Groove" Holmes1973Album
Giants Of The Organ Come TogetherJimmy McGriff - Richard "Groove" Holmes1973Album
Fly DudeJimmy McGriff1972Album
Jimmy McGriff, Junior ParkerJimmy McGriff, Little Junior Parker1972Album
Everyday I Have The Blues / It's You I AdoreJimmy McGriff1972Single
Let's Stay TogetherJimmy McGriff1972Album
Black And BluesJimmy McGriff1972Album
Let's Stay Together / The Theme From ShaftJimmy McGriff1972Single
Groove GreaseJimmy McGriff1971Album
Black PearlJimmy McGriff1971Album
I Need Love So BadJimmy McGriff & Little Junior Parker1971Single
The Bird / Plain Brown BagJimmy McGriff1971Single
Black PearlJimmy McGriff1971Single
Black PearlJimmy McGriff1971Single
Groove Grease / Mr. LuckyJimmy McGriff1971Single
Something To Listen ToJimmy McGriff1970Album
Sugar, Sugar / Fat CakesJimmy McGriff1970Single
Electric FunkJimmy McGriff1970Album
The Worm / Step OneJimmy McGriff1970Single
The Dudes Doin' BusinessJimmy McGriff & Little Junior Parker1970Album
Soul SugarJimmy McGriff1970Album
Step OneJimmy McGriff1969Single
The WormJimmy McGriff1969Single
The Way You Look TonightJimmy McGriff1969Album
The Great Jimmy McGriffJimmy McGriff1969Compil.
Chris Cross / Back On The TrackJimmy McGriff1969Single
Charlotte / A Thing To Come ByJimmy McGriff1969Single
A Thing To Come ByJimmy McGriff1969Album
Honey / (Sweet, Sweet Baby) Since You've Been GoneJimmy McGriff1968Single
The Worm / Keep LooseJimmy McGriff1968Single
A Bag Full Of BluesJimmy McGriff1968Single
I've Got A Woman / KikoJimmy McGriff1968Single
I've Got A New WomanJimmy McGriff1968Album
The WormJimmy McGriff1968Single
The Days Of Wine And RosesJimmy McGriff1967Single
The Swingin' Shepherd BluesJimmy McGriff1967Single
See See RiderJimmy McGriff1967Single
A Bag Full Of BluesJimmy McGriff1967Album
A Bag Full Of SoulJimmy McGriff1966Single
The Big BandJimmy McGriff1966Album
I Can't Get No Satisfaction / I Can't Give You Anything But Love, BabyJimmy McGriff1966Single
The Comeback / CherryJimmy McGriff1966Single
A Bag Full Of SoulJimmy McGriff1966Album
CherryJimmy McGriff1966Album
Live Where The Action's AtJimmy McGriff1966Album
Discotheque U.S.A. / PeopleJimmy McGriff1965Single
Jimmy McGriffJimmy McGriff1965Compil.
A Toast To Jimmy McGriff's Greatest HitsJimmy McGriff1965Compil.
Bump De BumpJimmy McGriff1965Single
Blues For Mister JimmyJimmy McGriff1965Album
Lonely Ave. PT. I/Lonely Ave. PT. IIJimmy McGriff1964Single
Chip!! Chip!!Jimmy McGriff1964Single
TopkapiJimmy McGriff1964Album
Lonely Ave.Jimmy McGriff1964Single
TopkapiJimmy McGriff1964Single
All Day LongJimmy McGriff1964Single
Christmas With McGriffJimmy McGriff1964Single
At The OrganJimmy McGriff1964Album
Close Your EyesJimmy McGriff1964Single
ChristmastimeJimmy McGriff1964Album
KikoJimmy McGriff1964Single
Hello BettyJimmy McGriff1964Single
One Of MineJimmy McGriff1963Single
One Of MineJimmy McGriff1963Album
Christmas With McGriffJimmy McGriff1963Album
The Last MinuteJimmy McGriff1963Single
Jimmy McGriff At The ApolloJimmy McGriff1963Album
I've Got A WomanJimmy McGriff1962Album
All About My Girl / M.G. BluesJimmy McGriff1962Single
M.G. Blues / That's The Way I FeelJimmy McGriff1962Single
I've Got A WomanJimmy McGriff1962Album
All About My GirlJimmy McGriff1962Single
I've Got A WomanJimmy McGriff1962Single
I've Got A WomanJimmy McGriff1962Single
PortraitJimmy McGriffCompil.
Shake A Hand / I've Got A WomanFaye Adams / Jimmy McGriffSingle
Round Midnight / SermonJimmy McGriffSingle
Jungle CatJimmy McGriffSingle
Up Tight / Chris CrossJimmy McGriffSingle
All About My Girl / Flying HomeJimmy McGriffSingle
The BirdJimmy McGriffSingle
Organ GiantsJimmy McGriff / Jimmy Smith / Wild Bill DavisCompil.
City Lights / Jimmy's RoomJimmy McGriffSingle
That's The Way I Feel / On The Street Where You Live / M.G. BluesJimmy McGriffAlbum
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