Tommy

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Annotation

Disc 1 of record changer friendly release (side 1 (tracks 1-4) and 4 (tracks 5-10)).
1973 US MCA Records release has disc labels with catalog # MCA2-10005 but a back cover and spine with catalog # MCA2-9000 (formerly DECCA DXSW7-205).

Disc 2 of record changer friendly release (side 2 (tracks 1-4) and 3 (tracks 5-11)).
1973 US MCA Records release has disc labels with catalog # MCA2-10005 but a back cover and spine with catalog # MCA2-9000 (formerly DECCA DXSW7-205).

Annotation last modified on 2012-05-27 04:24 UTC.

Tracklist

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12" Vinyl 1
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1 1Overture / It’s a Boy
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
medley including a recording of:
It’s a Boy
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
medley including a recording of:
Overture (Tommy)
orchestrator:
Wil Malone
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
5:58
1 2You Didn’t Hear It
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
1921
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
2:48
1 3Amazing Journey / Sparks
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
medley including a recording of:
Amazing Journey
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
medley including a recording of:
Sparks
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”), Eel Pie Publishing Ltd., Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!), Songs of Windswept Pacific and Towser Tunes, Inc.
7:09
1 4Eyesight to the Blind
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
cover recording of:
Eyesight to the Blind
lyricist and composer:
Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck “Sonny Boy Williamson” Miller, 1912–1965)
publisher:
Algonquin Music Inc., Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated) and Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI)
42:11
4 1Miracle Cure
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Miracle Cure (Extra! Extra!)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
3.350:11
4 2Sally Simpson
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Sally Simpson
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
3.654:08
4 3I’m Free
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (in 1969)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (from 1968-10 until 1969-03)
recording of:
I’m Free (from 1968-10 until 1969-03)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”), Eel Pie Publishing Ltd., Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!) and Towser Tunes, Inc.
4.52:39
4 4Welcome
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
spoken vocals:
John Entwistle
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Welcome
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
34:30
4 5Tommy’s Holiday Camp
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Tommy’s Holiday Camp
lyricist:
Keith Moon (drummer)
composer:
Keith Moon (drummer) (in 1969)
publisher:
New Ikon Music Ltd.
2.651:01
4 6We’re Not Gonna Take It
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
We’re Not Gonna Take It
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
4.357:02
12" Vinyl 2
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2 1Christmas
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Christmas
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
4.354:31
2 2Cousin Kevin
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
John Entwistle and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Cousin Kevin
lyricist:
John Entwistle
composer:
John Entwistle (in 1969)
publisher:
New Action Ltd. and New Ikon Music Ltd.
44:03
2 3The Acid Queen
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (in 1969)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
The Acid Queen (from 1968-10 until 1969-03)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
43:33
2 4Underture
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Underture
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
49:59
3 1Do You Think It’s Alright / Fiddle About
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
medley including a recording of:
Do You Think It’s Alright?
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
medley including a recording of:
Fiddle About
lyricist:
John Entwistle
composer:
John Entwistle (in 1969)
publisher:
New Ikon Music Ltd.
1:51
3 2Pinball Wizard
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
guitar:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (on 1969-02-07)
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey (on 1969-02-07) and Pete Townshend (of The Who) (on 1969-02-07)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (in 1969) and Track Records Production (in 1969)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom and Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in Willesden, Brent, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom (on 1969-02-07)
recording of:
Pinball Wizard (on 1969-02-07)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”), Eel Pie Publishing Ltd., Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!) and Towser Tunes, Inc.
4.653:00
3 3There’s a Doctor I Found
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
There’s a Doctor
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
3.350:23
3 4Go to the Mirror Boy
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Go to the Mirror!
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
33:46
3 5Tommy Can You Hear Me
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Tommy Can You Hear Me?
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
4.51:34
3 6Smash the Mirror
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Roger Daltrey
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
live recording of:
Smash the Mirror (in 1969)
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
31:32
3 7Sensation
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
engineer:
Damon Lyon-Shaw
executive producer:
Chris Stamp
producer:
Kit Lambert
lead vocals:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
recorded at:
IBC Studios in London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Sensation
lyricist:
Pete Townshend (of The Who)
composer:
Pete Townshend (of The Who) (in 1969)
publisher:
Eel Pie Publishing Ltd. and Fabulous Music, Ltd. (this is a publisher, not an imprint!)
4.352:24

Credits

Release

photography:Barrie Meller
design:Mike McInnerney
manufactured by:MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
copyrighted (©) by:MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (in 1973)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/515683 [info]