Get into Something

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Get Into Something
Studio album by The Isley Brothers
Released March 8, 1970
Recorded A&R Studios, New York, 1969
Genre Funk/soul
Length 39:36
Label T-Neck/Buddah Records
Producer Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
The Isley Brothers chronology
Live at Yankee Stadium
(1969)
Get Into Something
(1970)
Givin' It Back
(1971)
Singles from
Get Into Something
  1. "Keep On Doin'"
    Released: February 1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Get Into Something is the eighth album released by The Isley Brothers on their T-Neck imprint on March 8, 1970.[2] The album includes six songs that appeared in the top 30 of the Billboard R&B chart between late 1969 and early 1971 (most of which dented the lower reaches of the Pop chart as well): the title track, "Bless Your Heart", the horn and drum-driven "Keep On Doin'", which has won multiple awards including the Mid-Atlantic Soul Music award. (which inspired the instrumental cover by The JBs later that year under the title "The Grunt"), "Freedom", "Girls Will Be Girls", and "If He Can You Can".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by The Isley Brothers except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Get Into Something"     7:29
2. "Freedom"     3:30
3. "Take Inventory"     2:46
4. "Keep On Doin'"     4:01
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Girls Will Be Girls"     2:50
2. "I Need You So[a]"     4:24
3. "If He Can You Can[b]"   Johnny Brantly, The Isley Brothers 3:44
4. "I Got To Find Me One[c]"     4:37
5. "Beautiful"     3:05
6. "Bless Your Heart"     3:03

Ronald Isley sings lead on all tracks except:

  1. ^ O'Kelly Isley, Jr.
  2. ^ Ronald and Rudolph share lead vocals during the verses.
  3. ^ Rudolph Isley

Personnel[edit]

  • Ronald Isley: lead vocals and background vocals
  • O'Kelly Isley, Jr. and Rudolph Isley: background vocals
  • Charles "Skip" Pitts: guitars
  • George Moreland: drums
  • Everett Collins: keyboards
  • Ernie Isley: bass guitar
  • Horns arranged by The Isley Brothers

References[edit]