In September 1967.

In September 1967, “Bang” label released “Blowin’ Your Mind!, the debut Van Morrison studio album.  It was recorded in March 1967, and was produced by Bert Berns. “Rolling Stone” magazine included it in its list of the “40 Essential Albums of 1967”.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, guitar
  • Al Gorgoniand Hugh McCracken – guitars
  • Paul Griffin- piano
  • Eric Gale– bass
  • Gary Chester– drums
  • Garry Sherman – conductor, organ, actual arranger, musical supervisor
  • Brooks Arthur – engineer
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Bert Berns– arranger, liner notes
  • Adam Block – project director
  • Garry Sherman – music supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Brown Eyed Girl
  2. He Ain’t Give You None
  3. B. Sheets
  4. Spanish Rose
  5. Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell
  6. Ro Ro Rosey
  7. Who Drove the Red Sports Car?
  8. Midnight Special – traditional

2 thoughts on “In September 1967.”

  1. Was it released on the 6th? (Just wondering because everywhere else I’ve looked gives either just the year or the month and year. This is the closest I’ve come so far).

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