Smooth Sailing (Arnett Cobb album)

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Smooth Sailing
Smooth Sailing.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedFebruary 27, 1959
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ
PRLP 7184
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Arnett Cobb chronology
Blow Arnett, Blow
Smooth Sailing
Party Time

Smooth Sailing is an album by the saxophonist Arnett Cobb recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label and released in 1960.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 3 stars and stated: "Arnett Cobb's solos are typically emotional and generally exciting during the fine set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Arnett Cobb except where noted

  1. "Charmaine" (Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack) - 4:23
  2. "Cobb's Mob" (George Duvivier) - 4:44
  3. "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You" (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 4:44
  4. "Let's Split" - 3:44
  5. "Blues Around Dusk" (Osie Johnson) - 8:18
  6. "Smooth Sailing" - 5:01
  7. "(I'm Left with the) Blues in My Heart" (Irving Mills, Benny Carter) - 5:36



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography, accessed April 3, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott, Allmusic Review, accessed April 3, 2013.