Richard "Groove" Holmes

Real Name:
Richard Arnold Jackson
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b. May 2, 1931 - Camden, New Jersey
d. June 29, 1991 - St. Louis, Missouri

American jazz organist.

Influenced by sax players, like a lot of organ players. He teamed up with Jimmy McGriff for some organ battles on the Groove Merchant label, and recorded for Muse from 1977 to 1989 with, among others, Houston Person and Melvin Sparks. He also recorded some "straight" jazz sessions with Ben Webster, Gene Ammons and Houston Person.
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PJ 34 You Better Believe It! — Richard The 17 Piece Orchestra Of Gerald Wilson* featuring Richard "Groove" Holmes The 17 Piece Orchestra Of Gerald Wilson* featuring Richard "Groove" Holmes - You Better Believe It! (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ 34 US 1961 Sell This Version
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688 115 ZL Groovin' With Jug — Richard "Groove" Holmes* And Gene Ammons "Groove" Holmes* And Gene Ammons - Groovin' With Jug (Album, Comp) Pacific Jazz 688 115 ZL Netherlands 1961 Sell This Version
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STEREO-23 Richard "Groove" Holmes "Groove" (Album) Pacific Jazz STEREO-23 US 1961 Sell This Version
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PJ-51, 51 Somethin' Special — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes / Les McCann Richard "Groove" Holmes / Les McCann - Somethin' Special (Album) Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz PJ-51, 51 US 1962 Sell This Version
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PJ-59 After Hours — Richard Richard Holmes* After Hours (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-59 US 1962 Sell This Version
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LPW 1524 (W. 1553) Book Of The Blues Vol. 1 — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Book Of The Blues Vol. 1 (Album) Warner Bros. Records LPW 1524 (W. 1553) France 1964 Sell This Version
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PR8-67 Misty — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Misty (Album) Prestige, Prestige PR8-67 US 1965 Sell This Version
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SS-1006 Cry The Blues — Richard Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* Jimmy Witherspoon And Groove Holmes* - Cry The Blues (Comp, Album) Surrey Records SS-1006 US 1965 Sell This Version
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PR 7435, PRST 7435, 7435 Soul Message — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Message (Album) Prestige PR 7435, PRST 7435, 7435 US 1965 Sell This Version
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PPR S-547, PRST 7468 Living Soul — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Living Soul (Album) Prestige PPR S-547, PRST 7468 Netherlands 1966 Sell This Version
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ST-20105 Tell It Like It Tis — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Tell It Like It Tis (Album) Pacific Jazz ST-20105 US 1966 Sell This Version
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PR 7469 Love And All That Jazz — Richard Eric Kloss With Don Patterson & Groove Holmes* Eric Kloss With Don Patterson & Groove Holmes* - Love And All That Jazz (Album) Prestige PR 7469 UK 1966 Sell This Version
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5902, L 5902 A Bowl Of Soul — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes A Bowl Of Soul (Album) Warner Bros. Records 5902, L 5902 US 1966 Sell This Version
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PR 7497 Super Soul — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Super Soul (Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7497 US 1967 Sell This Version
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PR 7493 Spicy — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Spicy (Album) Prestige PR 7493 UK 1967 Sell This Version
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PR 7514, PRST 7514 Get Up And Get It! — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Get Up And Get It!(LP, Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7514, PRST 7514 US 1967 Sell This Version
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PR 7601 That Healin' Feelin' — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes That Healin' Feelin' (Album) Prestige PR 7601 US 1968 Sell This Version
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JAZZ 07 The Groover! — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes The Groover! (Album) Prestige, Prestige JAZZ 07 US 1968 Sell This Version
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ST-20147, ST 20147 Welcome Home — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Welcome Home (Album) World Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz ST-20147, ST 20147 US 1968 Sell This Version
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PR 7543, PRST 7543 Soul Power! — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Power!(LP, Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7543, PRST 7543 US 1968 Sell This Version
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ST-20153 Workin' On A Groovy Thing — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Workin' On A Groovy Thing (Album) World Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz ST-20153 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
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WPS 20 163 X-77 (Recorded Live At The Lighthouse) — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes X-77 (Recorded Live At The Lighthouse) (Album) World Pacific Jazz WPS 20 163 Germany 1969 Sell This Version
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ST-20171, WPS 20171 K Come Together — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes And Ernie Watts Richard "Groove" Holmes And Ernie Watts - Come Together (Album) World Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz ST-20171, WPS 20171 K Germany 1970 Sell This Version
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PR 7741, PRST 7741 Soul Mist! — Richard Richard "Groove" Holmes Soul Mist!(LP, Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7741, PRST 7741 US 1970 Sell This Version
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BST 84372 Comin' On Home — Richard Richard Groove Holmes* Comin' On Home (Album) Blue Note BST 84372 US 1971 Sell This Version