Get Ready (Rare Earth album)

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Get Ready
Studio album by Rare Earth
Released September 30, 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Blues rock
Length 43:25
Label Rare Earth
Producer Rare Earth
Rare Earth chronology
Get Ready
Singles from Get Ready
  1. "Get Ready"
    Released: February 18, 1970 (1970-02-18)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.0/5 stars[1]

Get Ready is the second studio album by American blues rock band Rare Earth. It was released on September 30, 1969 by Motown Records. The album version of "Get Ready" was often played in full at college gatherings.[citation needed] It was a precursor to the 12-inch dance singles.[citation needed] The edited version would eventually become a pop hit. It is of interest to music historians[who?] as the source of the riff to the Rolling Stones' track "Bitch" which appeared on their 1971 album Sticky Fingers.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Magic Key"   Gil Bridges, Kenny Folcik 3:57
2. "Tobacco Road"   John D. Loudermilk 7:11
3. "Feelin' Alright"   Dave Mason 5:03
4. "In Bed"   Lynn Henderson, Tom Baird, Wes Henderson 3:01
5. "Train to Nowhere"   Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden 3:23
6. "Get Ready"   William "Smokey" Robinson 21:30
Total length:



  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Get Ready > Overview )))". Retrieved 2009-10-12.