Iron City (album)

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Iron City
Iron City (Cobblestone album).jpg
Studio album by Grant Green
Released 1972
Recorded 1967
Genre Jazz
Length 39:31
Label Cobblestone
CST 9002
Grant Green chronology
His Majesty King Funk
Iron City
Carryin' On

Iron City is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1967 and released on the Cobblestone label in 1972.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 3 stars calling it "a fine, overlooked date that showcases some of Green's hottest, bluesiest playing".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Grant Green except as indicated
  1. "Iron City" - 5:04
  2. "Samba de Orpheus" (Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria, Andre Michel Salvet) - 7:08
  3. "Old Man Moses (Let My People Go)" (Traditional) - 6:59
  4. "High Heeled Sneakers" (Robert Higginbotham) - 6:04
  5. "Motherless Child" (Traditional) - 8:03
  6. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley) - 6:11
  • Recorded in Pittsburgh, PA in 1965



  1. ^ Grant Green discography accessed September 17, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed September 17, 2010
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 89. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.