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The Natural Thing (Jack McDuff album)

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The Natural Thing
Studio album by
RecordedApril 1968
StudioTer Mar Studios, Chicago, Illinois
LPS 812
ProducerLew Futterman
Jack McDuff chronology
Double Barrelled Soul
The Natural Thing
Getting Our Thing Together
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide2/5 stars[2]

The Natural Thing is a 1968 album by organist Brother Jack McDuff which was his first release on the Cadet label.[3]


Al Campbell in his review for Allmusic states, "this isn't one of McDuff's strongest dates, but it does contain enjoyable moments".[1]

Track listing

All compositions by Jack McDuff except as indicated

  1. "Let My People Go" (Richard Evans, Jack McDuff) - 3:51
  2. "Who Stole My Soul?" (Evans, Cleveland Eaton, Louis Satterfield) - 3:30
  3. "L. David Sloan" (Angela Martin, Billy Meshel) - 3:37
  4. "Funky Guru" - 3:16
  5. "Ain't It?" (Evans) - 3:00
  6. "The Natural Thing" - 6:16
  7. "Run on Home" - 5:33
  8. "Con Alma" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 3:35
  9. "Rock Candy" - 4:49



  1. ^ a b Campbell, A. Allmusic Review, January 22, 2013
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 134. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Jack McDuff discography accessed January 22, 2013
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