Carryin' On

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Carryin' On
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Studio album by Grant Green
Released Spring 1970[1]
Recorded October 3, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz-funk
Length 37:49
Label Blue Note
BST 84327
Producer Francis Wolff
Grant Green chronology
Iron City
(1967)Iron City1967
Carryin' On
Green Is Beautiful
(1970)Green Is Beautiful1970

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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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