Hold On, I'm Coming (album)

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This article is about the album by Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers. For the album by Sam & Dave, see Hold On, I'm Comin'.
Hold On, I'm Coming
Studio album by Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers
Released 1966
Recorded May 12, 1965 and May 27, 1966
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:29
Label Limelight
LM 82038
Producer Jack Tracy and Luchi DeJesus
Art Blakey chronology
Buttercorn Lady
Hold On I'm Coming
Jazz Messengers '70

Hold On, I'm Coming is an album by drummer Art Blakey recorded in 1966 (with one track left over from the Gary Bartz debut recording session in 1965 for the album Soul Finger) and originally released on the Limelight label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars stating "Ultimately, this is a very enjoyable if not mindblowing soul-jazz date that offers a very relaxed and subtle view of Blakey".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Daydream" (John Sebastian) - 3:06
  2. "Hold On! I'm Comin'" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 2:34
  3. "Secret Agent Man" (Steve Barri, P.F. Sloan) - 2:57
  4. "I Can't Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree" (Camille Monte, Estelle Levitt) - 2:14
  5. "Walking My Cat Named Dog" (Norma Tanega) - 1:51
  6. "Sakeena" (Art Blakey) - 3:43
  7. "Got My Mojo Working" (McKinley Morganfield) - 3:20
  8. "Mame" (Jerry Herman) - 2:59
  9. "She Blew a Good Thing" (Henry Murray Jr., Ronnie Lewis) - 2:18
  10. "Monday, Monday" (John Phillips) - 2:20
  11. "Slowly But Surely" (John Hicks) - 7:07



  1. ^ Art Blakey discography accessed June 10, 2013
  2. ^ Art Blakey chronology accessed June 10, 2013
  3. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review, accessed June 10, 2013