Get Ready – Rare Earth – 1969


Album Get Ready by the band Rare Earth
Album Get Ready by the band Rare Earth

Get Ready is the debut studio album by American rock band Rare Earth, released in 1969. The album features a mix of psychedelic rock, soul, and funk, with covers of songs by The Temptations, The Beatles, and Willie Dixon. The album’s title track, a 21-minute version of The Temptations’ hit, became a breakthrough for the band, reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album also includes the band’s original compositions, such as “Magic Key” and “Tobacco Road”, showcasing their distinctive sound and style. Get Ready is considered one of the best examples of early hard rock and heavy metal, and influenced many bands in the genre.

Get Ready is considered to be one of Rare Earth’s most successful and influential albums. It helped to solidify the band’s reputation as one of the most popular funk bands of the 1970s, and it spawned several hits that continue to be popular today.

The personnel of the album Get Ready by Rare Earth, released in 1969, are:

  • John Persh – vocals, bass guitar, trombone
  • Pete Rivera – lead vocals, drums
  • Rod Richards – vocals, guitar
  • Kenny James – vocals, organ, electric piano
  • Gil Bridges – vocals, saxophone, tambourine

Source: Wikipedia

The different versions published for this album :