Grinding Stone (album)

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Grinding Stone
Grinding Stone.jpg
Studio album by Gary Moore
Released May, 1973
Genre Blues-rock, hard rock, Progressive rock
Length 48:31
Label Castle, CBS (UK, original Vinyl)
Producer Martin Birch, Gary Moore
Gary Moore chronology
Grinding Stone
Back on the Streets

Grinding Stone is the 1973 debut album by Gary Moore, released under the moniker "The Gary Moore Band".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Grinding Stone (Instrumental)" Moore 9:42
2. "Time to Heal" Moore 6:22
3. "Sail Across the Mountain" Moore 6:59
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Energy Dance (Instrumental)" Moore 2:29
2. "Spirit" Moore 17:16
3. "Boogie My Way Back Home" Moore 5:38


  • Gary Moore - lead guitar, vocals
  • Frank Boylan - bass guitar
  • John Curtis - bass guitar
  • Philip Donnelly - rhythm guitar
  • Pearse Kelly - drums, percussion
  • Jan Schelhaas - keyboards


  1. ^ Lovén, Lars. Grinding Stone at AllMusic