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In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Saint Dominic’s Preview”, the sixth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios”, “Pacific High Studios” in San Francisco, “The Church” in San Anselmo, California,  and was produced by Ted Templeman and Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic, rhythm and twelve string guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Jules Broussard — tenor saxophone, flute
  • Lee Charlton — drums
  • Bill Church— bass
  • Ron Elliott— acoustic guitar
  • “Boots” Houston — tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan — piano
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Bernie Krause— Moog synthesizer
  • Gary Mallaber— drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • John McFee— steel guitar
  • Doug Messenger — electric and acoustic guitars
  • Ronnie Montrose— acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Naftalin— piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Pat O’Hara — trombone
  • Janet Planet — backing vocals
  • Tom Salisbury — piano, organ
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Ellen Schroer — backing vocals
  • Jack Schroer— alto and baritone saxophones
  • Mark Springer — backing vocals
  • Leroy Vinnegar— double bass
  • Engineers: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker, Jim Gaines, Dave Brown, Steve Brandon
  • Mixing: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker
  • Photography: Michael Maggid
  • Arrangements – Tom Salisbury
  • Remastering – Tim Young, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)
  2. Gypsy
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Listen to the Lion
  5. Saint Dominic’s Preview
  6. Redwood Tree
  7. Almost Independence Day

 

 

 

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On July 3, 1968.

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On July 3, 1968, “Elektra” label released “Waiting for the Sun”, the third Doors studio album. It was recorded February – May 1968, at “TTG Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul A. Rothchild.  “Waiting for the Sun” became the band’s first and only No. 1 album. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; 2 x Gold in France by “SNEP”; Gold in Germany by “BVMI”; Gold un UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Jim Morrison– lead vocals, percussion
  • Ray Manzarek– Gibson G-101 and Vox Continental organs, RMI Electra piano, piano, backing vocals, percussion
  • Robby Krieger– guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • John Densmore– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Douglas Lubahn– bass guitar
  • Kerry Magness – bass guitar
  • Leroy Vinnegar– acoustic bass
  • Bruce Botnick– engineering
  • Paul Ferrara– album cover photograph
  • William S. Harvey – sleeve art direction, design
  • Jac Holzman– production supervisor
  • Guy Webster – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore, except where noted.

  1. Hello, I Love You – Jim Morrison
  2. Love Street – Jim Morrison
  3. Not to Touch the Earth – Jim Morrison
  4. Summer’s Almost Gone – Jim Morrison
  5. Summer’s Almost Gone – Jim Morrison
  6. The Unknown Soldier
  7. Spanish Caravan
  8. My Wild Love
  9. We Could Be So Good Together
  10. Yes, the River Knows – Robby Krieger
  11. Five to One – Jim Morrison