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On November 29, 1969.

On November 29, 1969, “Vik” (RCA Victor) label released the debut, self-titled Almendra album. It was recorded April – September 1969, at “TNT Studio” in Buenos Aires, and was produced by Luis Alberto Spinetta, Emilio del Guercio,  Edelmiro Molinari and Rodolfo Garcia.

Personnel:

  • Luis Alberto Spinetta- vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar, harmonica, artwork
  • Emilio del Guercio – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, flute
  • Edelmiro Molinari – guitar, bass guitar, organ, backing vocals
  • Rodolfo García – drums, tambourine, jingle bell, whistling, backing vocals, percussiveaddition
  • Papo, Sam and “other Circus people” – backing vocals
  • Santiago Giacobbe – organ
  • Rodolfo Alchourron – guitar, arrangements, conducting
  • Alicia Varadi – harp
  • Simón Zlotnik – viola
  • Bernardo Stalman – violin
  • Tito Mariano – glockenspiel
  • Walter Cironi – bassoon
  • Gustavo Bergalli – flugelhorn
  • Mario Tenreyro – French horn
  • Carlos Pompeyo – flute
  • Alberto Misrahi – bass clarinet
  • José Bragato – cello
  • Rodolfo Mederos – bandoneón
  • Óscar Figueroa – coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Luis Alberto Spinetta except where noted.

  1. Muchacha (ojos de papel)
  2. Color humano – Edelmiro Molinari
  3. Figuracion
  4. Ana no duerme
  5. Fermín
  6. Plegaria para un niño dormido
  7. A estos hombres tristes
  8. Que el viento borró tus manos – Emilio del Guercio
  9. Laura va