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Larry Young discography

This is a discography of Larry Young albums and albums by other musicians that feature Larry Young


Larry Young: leader and co-leader discography

Testifying, Larry Young, 1960, New Jazz NJLP 8249

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Young Blues, Larry Young, 1961, New Jazz NJLP 8264

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Groove Street, Larry Young, 1962, Prestige PRLP 7237

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Into Somethin', Larry Young, 1965, Blue Note 4187

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Unity, Larry Young, 1966, Blue Note 4221

Tracks : Zoltan, Monk's Dream, If, The Moontrane, Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise, Beyond All Limits

Musicians : Larry Young, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, Elvin Jones

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Of Love And Peace, Larry Young, 1966, Blue Note 4242

Tracks : Pavanne, Of Love And Peace, Seven Steps To Heaven, Falaq

Musicians : Larry Young, Eddie Gale, James Spaulding, Herbert Morgan, Wilson Moorman III, Jerry Thomas

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Contrasts, Larry Young, 1967, Blue Note 4266

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Heaven On Earth, Larry Young, 1968, Blue Note 4304

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Lawrence of Newark, Larry Young, 1973, Perception PLP 34

Tracks : Sunshine Fly Away, Khalid of Space, Pt. 2 Welcome, Saudia, Alive, Hello Your Questions (Islands)

Musicians : Larry Young, Charles Magee, Pharoah Sanders, Dennis Mourouse, Cedric Lawson, Art Gore, James Blood Ulmer, Diedre Johnson, Joony Booth, Don Pate, James Flores, Howard King, Abdul Sahid, Armen Halburian, Stacey Edwards, Umar Abdul Muizz, Poppy LaBoy Abdul Hakim Jumma Santos

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Larry Young's Fuel, Larry Young's Fuel, 1975, Arista

Tracks : Fuel for the Fire, I Ching (Book of Changes), Turn off the Lights, Floating, H + J = B (Hustle + Jam = Bread), People Do Be Funny, New York Electric Street Music

Musicians : Larry Young, Santiago Torano, Fernando Saunders, Rob Gottfried, Laura "Tequila" Logan

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Spaceball, Larry Young's Fuel, 1976, Arista

Tracks : Moonwalk, Startripper, Sticky Wicket, Flytime, Spaceball, Message from Mars, I'm Aware of You

Musicians : Larry Young, Ray Gomez, David Eubanks, Danny Toan, Jim Allington, Al Lockett, Barrett Young, Farouk Abdoul Hakim, Clifford Brown, Paula West, Larry Coryell

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The Magician, Larry Young, 1977, Acanta / Bellaphon

Tracks : Space Soldier, Peace Talk, Love Drops, Top Of The World, The Magician, Help Is On The Way

Musicians : Larry Young, Ray Carter, Al Lockett, Gene Patricella, Nauj Maciel, David Eubanks, Jim Allington, Barrett Young, Clifford Brown, Omar Hakim, Brian MacDonald, Debbie Ford

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Mother Ship, Larry Young, 1980, Blue Note LT 1038

A previously unreleased 1969 session.

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In Paris: Selections From The ORTF Recordings, Larry Young, 2015, Resonance

Tracks : Beyond All Limits, Luny Tune, Frame Of Thought, Larry's Blues

Musicians : Larry Young, Woody Shaw, Nathan Davis, Jacques Hess, Franco Manzecchi, Jackie Bamboo

Recorded in 1965.

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Larry Young: leader and co-leader discography: compilations, twofers, etc

The Complete Blue Note Recordings of, Larry Young, 1991, Mosaic

A 6 CD (9 LP) box set that combines 6 Larry Young albums: Into Something, Unity, Of Love And Peace, Contrasts, Heaven On Earth, and Mother Ship; and 3 Grant Green albums that feature Larry Young; Talking About, Street Of Dreams, and I Want To Hold Your Hand.

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The Art Of Larry Young, 1992, Blue Note

Six tracks from Larry Young Blue Note albums plus one Grant Green track featuring Larry Young.

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Larry Young's Fuel / Spaceball, Larry Young, 2012, R2 Records

Tracks : Fuel for the Fire, I Ching (Book of Changes), Turn off the Lights, Floating, H + J = B (Hustle + Jam = Bread), People Do Be Funny, New York Electric Street Music, Moonwalk, Startripper, Sticky Wicket, Flytime, Spaceball, Message from Mars, I'm Aware of You

Musicians : Tracks 1 to 7: Larry Young, Santiago Torano, Fernando Saunders, Rob Gottfried, Laura "Tequila" Logan / Tracks 8-14: Larry Young, Ray Gomez, David Eubanks, Danny Toan, Jim Allington, Al Lockett, Barrett Young, Farouk Abdoul Hakim, Clifford Brown, Paula West, Larry Coryell

A double CD release of the two mid-1970's albums Larry Young's Fuel and Spaceball.

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Larry Young: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

Forrest Fire, Jimmy Forrest, 1960, New Jazz NJLP 8250

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Soul Cookin', Thornel Schwartz, 1962, Argo 704

Larry Young is credited as Lawrence Olds on this albums.

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Love Shout, Etta Jones, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7272

Tracks : Love Walked In, It's Magic, Like Someone In Love, A Gal From Joe's, Hi Lili Hi Hoe, If I Loved You, There Are Such Things, Someday My Prince Will Come, Old Folks, Some Enchanted Evening

Musicians : Etta Jones, Jerome Richardson, Kenny Cox, Ernie Hayes, Larry Young, Kenny Burrell, Bucky Pizzarelli, Sam Bruno, Peck Morrison, George Tucker, Bobby Donaldson, Oliver Jackson, Jimmie Smith

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The Great Gildo, Gildo Mahones, 1964, Prestige PRLP 7339

Tracks : Blues For Yna Yna, Blue, I Should Care, I Wish You Love, What's Become Of Our Love, Alone Together, Walkin', Something Missing, The Sweetest Sounds, Rainy Day Love, Mambesi, Water Blues Fall, Oye Ami Piano, Good Morning Heartache, Bali-Hai, Tales Of Brooklyn

Musicians : Gildo Mahones, Leo Wright, Larry Young, Kenny Burrell, Peck Morrison, George Tucker, Oliver Jackson, Jimmie Smith, Sonny Brown

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I'm Shooting High, Gildo Mahones, 1964, Prestige PR 16004

Tracks : Water Blues Fall, Good Morning Heartache, The Sweetest Sounds, Stormy Monday, I'm Shooting High, Bali Ha'i, Tales Of Brooklyn, Hey Girl

Musicians : Gildo Mahones, Leo Wright, Larry Young, Kenny Burrell, Peck Morrison, George Tucker, Oliver Jackson, Jimmie Smith, Ozzie Beck

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Talkin' About!, Grant Green, 1964, Blue Note 4183

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I Want To Hold Your Hand, Grant Green, 1965, Blue Note 4202

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Street Of Dreams, Grant Green, 1966, Blue Note 4253

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Happy Girl, Nathan Davis, 1965, SABA

Tracks : The Flute In The Blues, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Happy Girl, Evolution, Theme From Zoltan, Along Came Byrd, Mister E.

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Woody Shaw, Larry Young, Jimmy Woode, Billy Brooks

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His Majesty King Funk, Grant Green, 1965, Verve

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Natural Soul, Buddy Terry, 1967, Prestige PR 7541

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Emergency, Tony Williams Lifetime, 1969, Polydor

Tracks : Emergency, Beyond Games, Where, Vashkar, Via the Spectrum Road, Spectrum, Sangria for Three, Something Spiritual

Musicians : Tony Williams, Larry Young, John McLaughlin

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(Turn It Over), Tony Williams Lifetime, 1970, Polydor

Tracks : To Whom It May Concern - Them, To Whom It May Concern - Us, This Night This Song, Big Nick, Right On, Once I Loved, Vuelta Abajo, A Famous Blues, Allah Be Praised

Musicians : Tony Williams, Khalid Yasin (Larry Young), John McLaughlin, Jack Bruce

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Bitches Brew, Miles Davis, 1970, Columbia

Tracks : Pharaoh's Dance, Bitches Brew, Spanish Key, John McLaughlin, Miles Runs The Voodoo Down, Sanctuary

Musicians : Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Bennie Maupin, Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, Larry Young, John McLaughlin, Dave Holland, Harvey Brooks, Don Alias, Jack DeJohnette, Lenny White, Jim Riley

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Devotion, John McLaughlin, 1970, Douglas

Tracks : Devotion, Dragon Song, Marbles, Siren, Don't Let The Dragon Eat Your Mother, Brother, Purpose Of When

Musicians : John McLaughlin, Larry Young, Billy Rich, Buddy Miles

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Ego, Tony Williams Lifetime, 1971, Polydor

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Love Devotion Surrender, Carlos Santana / John McLaughlin, 1972, Columbia

Tracks : A Love Supreme, Naima, The Life Divine, Let Us Go Into the House of the Lord, Meditation

Musicians : Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, Carlos Santana, Mahalakshmi Eve McLaughlin, Khalid Yasin (Larry Young), Jan Hammer, Doug Rauch, Billy Cobham, Don Alias, Mike Shrieve, Mingo Lewis, Armando Peraza

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Big Fun, Miles Davis, 1974, Columbia

Tracks : Great Expectations: Great Expectations/Orange Lady, Ife, Go Ahead John, Lonely Fire

Musicians : Miles Davis, Steve Grossman, Wayne Shorter, Carlos Garnett, Sonny Fortune, Bennie Maupin, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Chick Corea, Larry Young, Lonnie Liston Smith, Harold I. Williams, Jr., John McLaughlin, Khalil Balakrishna, Michael Henderson, Ron Carter, Dave Holland, Harvey Brooks, Billy Cobham, Billy Hart, Jack DeJohnette, Al Foster, Badal Roy, Bihari Sharima, James Mtume, Airto Moreira

A double LP of tracks recorded between 1969 and 1972.

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In Retrospect, John McLaughlin featuring Lifetime, 1974, Polydor

Tracks : To Whom It May Concern - Them, To Whom It May Concern - Us, This Night This Song, Big Nick, Right On, Once I Loved, Vuelta Abajo, A Famous Blues, Allah Be Praised, Emergency, Beyond Games, Where, Vashkar, Via the Spectrum Road, Spectrum, Sangria for Three, Something Spiritual

Musicians : Tony Williams, Larry Young, John McLaughlin, Jack Bruce (tracks 1 to 9)

A double LP that combines the Tony Williams Lifetime albums Turn It Over and Emergency.

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Venusian Summer, Lenny White, 1975, Fantasy

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Double Exposure, Joe Chambers with Larry Young, 1978, Muse 5165

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Nine To The Universe, Jimi Hendrix, 1980, Reprise

Tracks : Nine To The Universe, Jimi / Jimmy Jam, Young / Hendrix, Easy Blues, Drone Blues

Musicians : Jimi Hendrix, Larry Lee, Jim McCarty, Larry Young (track 3), Billy Cox, Dave Holland, Roland Robinson, Mitch Mitchell, Buddy Miles, Rocky Isaacs, Al Marks, Juma Sultan, Gerardo Velez

A collection of jams recorded at sessions between March and August 1969..

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Once In A Lifetime, Tony Williams, 1982, Verve

Tracks : Emergency, A Famous Blues, Where, Big Nick, Sangria for Three, Beyond Games, Via the Spectrum Road, Spectrum, Vuelta Abajo, Vashkar, To Whom It May Concern - Them, To Whom It May Concern - Us, Something Spiritual

Musicians : Tony Williams, Larry Young, John McLaughlin, Jack Bruce

A double LP that collects tracks from the Tony Williams Lifetime albums Turn It Over and Emergency.

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In The Beginning, Woody Shaw, 1984, Muse 5298

Tracks : Cassandranite, Obsequious, Baloo Baloo, Three Muses, Tetragon

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, Larry Young, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Paul Chambers, Joe Chambers

Recorded in 1965. Reissued as Cassandranite in 1994 with one bonus track.

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Cassandranite, Woody Shaw, 1994, Muse

Recordings from 1965 originally released in 1984 as In The Beginning.

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His Majesty King Funk / Up With Donald Byrd, Grant Green / Donald Byrd, 1995, Verve

A CD release that combines the Grant Green album His Majesty, King Funk with the Donald Byrd album Up With Donald Byrd. Larry Young plays on the Grant Green album.

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Love Cry Want, Love Cry Want (Nicholas and Gallivan with Larry Young), 1997, Newjazz

Tracks : Peace (For Dakota And Jason), Tomorrow, Today Will Be Yesterday, The Great Medicine Dance, Angels Wing, Ancient Place, Love Cry

Musicians : Nicholas, Joe Gallivan, Larry Young, Jimmy Molneiri

Recorded in June 1972 but not released until 1997. Released as a double LP on the Weird Forest label in 2010.

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Spectrum: The Anthology, Tony Williams Lifetime, 1997, Verve

Tracks : Emergency, Where, Vashkar, Spectrum, Sangria For Three, To Whom It May Concern - Them, To Whom It May Concern - Us, Big Nick, Right On, Vuelta Abajo, A Famous Blues, Allah Be Praised, One Word, There Comes A Time, Circa 45, Two Worlds, Some Hip Drum Shit, Lonesome Wells, Mom And Dad, The Urchins Of Shermese, You Make It Easy, Whatcha Gonna Do Today, The Mystic Knights Of The Sea, Boodang, The Old Bum's Rush

Musicians : Tony Williams, Larry Young (tracks 1 to 20), Webster Lewis, David Horowitz, John McLaughlin, Ted Dunbar, Tequila, Ron Carter, Herb Bushler, Jack Bruce, Don Alias, Warren Smith, Tillmon Williams

A double CD anthology. Larry Young plays on the first three Lifetime albums Emergency, Turn It Over and Ego.

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Two Originals: Happy Girl & Hip Walk, Nathan Davis, 1998, Polygram

Tracks : The Flute In The Blues, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Happy Girl, Evolution, Theme From Zoltan, Along Came Byrd, Mister E., The Hip Walk, While Children Sleep, Train Of Thought, Yesterdays, That Kaycee Thing, Carmell's Black Forest Waltz, B's Blues

Musicians : Tracks 1-7: Nathan Davis, Woody Shaw, Larry Young, Jimmy Woode, Billy Brooks / Tracks 8-14: Nathan Davis, Carmell Jones, Francy Boland, Jimmy Woode, Kenny Clarke

A CD that combines two albums originally released in 1965.

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The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions, Miles Davis, 1998, Columbia

Tracks : Pharaoh's Dance, Bitches Brew, Spanish Key, John McLaughlin, Miles Runs the Voodoo Down, Sanctuary, Great Expectations, Orange Lady, Yaphet, Corrado, Trevere, The Big Green Serpent, The Little Blue Frog, The Little Blue Frog, Lonely Fire, Guinnevere, Feio, Double Image, Recollections, Take It or Leave It, Medley: Gemini / Double Image

Musicians : Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Bennie Maupin, Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Larry Young, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, Khalil Balakrishna, Dave Holland, Harvey Brooks, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Jack DeJohnette, Lenny White, Airto Moreira, Bihari Sharma, Juma Santos, Don Alias

A 4 CD box that includes the Bitches Brew album plus other music recorded between Aug 1969 and Feb 1970.

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Gumbo!, Booker Ervin/Pony Poindexter/Larry Young, 1999, Prestige 24229

Tracks : Front Of Town, Happy Strut, Creole Girl, 4-11-44, Back O' Town, Muddy Dust, French Market, Gumbo Filet, Moody's Mood For Love, Blue And Sentimental, Wade In The Water, Absotively Posalutely, You Don't Know What Love Is, You Don't Know What Love Is (Alt), Autumn Leaves, Old Folks

Musicians : Pony Poindexter, Al Grey, Booker Ervin, Larry Young, Gildo Mahones, George Tucker, Jerry Thomas, Jimmie Smith

A expanded version of the Pony Poindexter Gumbo album.

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, 2000, MCA

Tracks : Purple Haze, Killing Floor, Hey Joe, Foxey Lady, Highway Chile, Hey Joe, Title #3, Third Stone From The Sun, Taking Care Of No Business, Here He Comes (Lover Man), Burning Of The Midnight Lamp, If 6 Was 9, Rock Me Baby, Like A Rolling Stone, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Burning Of The Midnight Lamp, Little Wing, Little Miss Lover, The Wind Cries Mary, Catfish Blues, Bold As Love, Sweet Angel, Fire, Somewhere, (Have You Ever Been To) Electric Ladyland, Gypsy Eyes, Room Full Of Mirrors, Gloria, It's Too Bad, Star Spangled Banner, Stone Free, Spanish Castle Magic, Hear My Train A Comin', Room Full Of Mirrors, I Don't Live Today, Little Wing, Red House, Purple Haze, Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Izabella, Message To Love, Earth Blues, Astro Man, Country Blues, Freedom, Johnny B. Goode, Lover Man, Blue Suede Shoes, Cherokee Mist, Come Down Hard On Me, Hey Baby / In From The Storm, Ezy Ryder, Night Bird Flying, All Along The Watchtower, In From The Storm,Slow Blues

Musicians : Larry Young plays on one previously unreleased track, It's Too Bad, of this 4 CD box set.

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Last updated November 2015