Grinding Stone (album)

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Grinding Stone
Grinding Stone.jpg
Studio album by The Gary Moore Band
Released May 1973
Genre Blues-rock, hard rock, progressive rock
Length 48:31
Label CBS
Producer Martin Birch
The Gary Moore Band chronology
Grinding Stone
Back on the Streets
(1978)Back on the Streets1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 2/5 stars[2]

Grinding Stone is the only album by The Gary Moore Band, released in 1973.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gary Moore.

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


The Gary Moore Band
  • Gary Moore – lead guitar, vocals
  • John Curtis – bass guitar
  • Pearse Kelly – drums, percussion
Additional musicians
  • Frank Boylan – bass guitar
  • Philip Donnelly – rhythm guitar
  • Jan Schelhaas – keyboards


  1. ^ Lovén, Lars. Grinding Stone at AllMusic
  2. ^ Fielder, Hugh (October 2017). "The Gary Moore Band - Grinding Stone". Classic Rock. No. 241. Retrieved 2018-06-10.