Carrying On

Carrying On

by Montgomery Gentry

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Overview

Carrying On

Feeling testosterone-deprived? Not to worry. Montgomery Gentry's Carrying On is a powerful manifesto for those who believe this is a man's, man's, man's world. With unrelenting fury, country's dynamic duo churn out a dozen tracks that assert the virtues of men living hard and on their own terms. This not-so-delicate macho philosophy is underscored by muscular guitar lines, bluesy baritone vocals, and a rock-solid rhythm section working hard to keep it all bolted down. The album-opening hard-country burner "She Couldn't Change Me" tells the tale of a good ol' boy who gets the last laugh when his gal finds out that the hip-hop life she dumps him for lacks the constancy and comfort of his simple country ways. In "My Father's Son," Eddie Montgomery and Troy Lee Gentry move into Mellencamp-style rock in celebrating the rewards of a nose-to-the-grindstone work ethic handed down by three generations of males in the family. Those who live hard also fall hard: "Cold One Comin' On," with echoes of the Allman Brothers in its wailing twin guitars, passes for a reflective moment in its contemplation of drinking to salve the wound left by a woman who walked out on the man who done her wrong. Primal and potent, Carrying On is country for carnivores.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/01/2001
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074646216729
catalogNumber: 62167

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Montgomery Gentry   Primary Artist
Glen Duncan   Fiddle,Mandolin
Eric Darken   Percussion
Dan Dugmore   Steel Guitar,Electric Dobro
Paul Leim   Percussion,Drums
Chris Leuzinger   Electric Guitar
Gary Lunn   Bass
Anthony Martin   Background Vocals
Steve Nathan   Organ,Synthesizer,Piano
Brent Rowan   Electric Guitar
Joe Scaife   Background Vocals
Biff Watson   Acoustic Guitar
Larry Beaird   Banjo
Randy Sorrells   Steel Guitar
Eddie Montgomery   Vocals

Technical Credits

Steve Marcantonio   Engineer
Anthony Martin   Producer
Joe Scaife   Producer
Jim Rushing   Composer
Rollow Welch   Art Direction
Scooter Carusoe   Composer

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