On August 25, 1976.

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On August 25, 1976, “Epic” label the debut, self-titled Boston studio album. It was recorded October 1975 – April 1976, and was produced by John Boylan and Tom Scholz. The album was big commercial success, selling more than 25 million copies worldwide and becoming one of the best-selling debut albums of all time. The album was certified Diamond in Canada by “Music Canada” and 17 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Scholz– acoustic and electric guitars,  clavinet, organ, bass guitar
  • Brad Delp– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sib Hashian– drums
  • Jim Masdea– drums
  • Barry Goudreau– rhythm guitars, lead guitars
  • Fran Sheehan– bass guitar
  • Kim Hart – design consulting
  • Jeff Albertson – photography
  • Ron Pownall – photography
  • Gary Pihl – photo editing
  • Roger Huyssen – cover ilustration
  • Gerard Huerta – cover lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. More Than a Feeling
  2. Peace of Mind
  3. Foreplay / Long Time
  4. Rock & Roll Band
  5. Smokin – Brad Delp, Tom Scholz
  6. Hitch a Ride
  7. Something About You
  8. Let Me Take You Home Tonight – Brad Delp

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