Hold On, I'm Coming (album)

Hold On, I'm Coming is an album by drummer Art Blakey recorded in 1966 (with one track left over from the Gary Bartz debut recording session in 1965 for the album Soul Finger) and originally released on the Limelight label.[1][2]

Hold On, I'm Coming
Studio album by
RecordedMay 12, 1965 and May 27, 1966
VenueNew York City
ProducerJack Tracy and Luchi DeJesus
Art Blakey chronology
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Hold On, I'm Coming
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Professional ratings
Review scores

Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars, stating: "Ultimately, this is a very enjoyable if not mindblowing soul-jazz date that offers a very relaxed and subtle view of Blakey."[3]

Track listing

  1. "Daydream" (John Sebastian) - 3:06
  2. "Hold On! I'm Comin'" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 2:34
  3. "Secret Agent Man" (Steve Barri, P.F. Sloan) - 2:57
  4. "I Can't Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree" (Camille Monte, Estelle Levitt) - 2:14
  5. "Walking My Cat Named Dog" (Norma Tanega) - 1:51
  6. "Sakeena" (Art Blakey) - 3:43
  7. "Got My Mojo Working" (McKinley Morganfield) - 3:20
  8. "Mame" (Jerry Herman) - 2:59
  9. "She Blew a Good Thing" (Henry Murray Jr., Ronnie Lewis) - 2:18
  10. "Monday, Monday" (John Phillips) - 2:20
  11. "Slowly But Surely" (John Hicks) - 7:07



  1. Art Blakey discography accessed June 10, 2013.
  2. Art Blakey chronology accessed June 10, 2013.
  3. Jurek, T. Allmusic Review, accessed June 10, 2013.
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