Albums The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time  

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List of the best Jimmy Smith albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Jimmy Smith discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jimmy Smith albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Jimmy Smith singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Jimmy Smith album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Jimmy Smith album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Jimmy Smith album of all time?" or "What are the top Jimmy Smith albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing contains albums like Christmas Cookin' and Jimmy Smith Trio + LD.

This list of popular Jimmy Smith CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this fact-based list to build one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.
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Midnight Special is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Back at the Chicken Shack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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7 1
The Sermon! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Home Cookin' is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Christmas '64 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Jimmy Smith Trio + LD is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Bucket is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Prayer Meetin' is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Stanley Turrentine, Jimmy Smith

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The Cat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Softly as a Summer Breeze is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Bashin': The Unpredictable Jim... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Smith

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I'm Movin' On is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Organ Grinder Swing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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The Cat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Crazy! Baby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Portuguese Soul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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House Party is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Rockin' the Boat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Bluesmith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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The Sounds of Jimmy Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Respect is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Got My Mojo Workin' is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time

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Any Number Can Win is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time
Jimmy Smith

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Sit on It! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jimmy Smith Albums of All Time