Carryin' On

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Carryin' On
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Studio album by Grant Green
ReleasedSpring 1970[1]
RecordedOctober 3, 1969
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
LabelBlue Note
BST 84327
ProducerFrancis Wolff
Grant Green chronology
Iron City
Carryin' On
Green Is Beautiful

Carryin' On is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label.[2] The album marked Green's return to the Blue Note label and embracing a jazz-funk style that he would play for the rest of his life.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 3 stars and stated "While it won't win over fans of Green's older work, Carryin' On is a solid addition to any acid-jazz/funk/rare-groove library, as are most of Green's albums from this period".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ease Back" (Ziggy Modeliste, Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr.) – 5:49
  2. "Hurt So Bad" (Bobby Hart, Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Wilding) – 6:51
  3. "I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open Up the Door I'll Get It Myself)" (James Brown) – 6:14
  4. "Upshot" (Grant Green) – 10:04
  5. "Cease the Bombing" (Neal Creque) – 8:51



  1. ^ Billboard June 6, 1970
  2. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 17, 2010
  3. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2010