Groove Yard

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Groove Yard
Groove Yard Montgomery Brothers.jpg
Studio album by The Montgomery Brothers
Released 1961
Genre Jazz
Label Riverside
Producer Orrin Keepnews
The Montgomery Brothers chronology
Groove Yard
The Montgomery Brothers

Groove Yard is an album by The Montgomery Brothers, released in 1961.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Ken Dryden wrote "The guitarist and his brothers are in great form throughout the session in spite of the less-than-ideal piano provided. The highlight of the evening in the studio is a foot-tapping version of Carl Perkins' "Groove Yard," followed closely by a wild ride through Harold Land's "Delirium."... Like most of Wes Montgomery's Riverside recordings, this release is an essential part of his discography and is highly recommended."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bock to Bock (Back to Back)" (Buddy Montgomery) – 6:48
  2. "Groove Yard" (Carl Perkins) – 3:05
  3. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 5:52
  4. "Delirium" (Harold Land) – 3:41
  5. "Just For Now" (Buddy Montgomery) – 5:00
  6. "Doujie" (Wes Montgomery) – 4:39
  7. "Heart Strings" (Milt Jackson) – 4:38
  8. "Remember" (Irving Berlin) – 5:36

The song "Groove Yard" is usually titled "Grooveyard".



  1. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. "Groove Yard > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved December 17, 2010.