Load Have Mercy

~ Release by The Load (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Annotation

Recordings from 1976/1977 and track 9 recorded January 1994, all released for the first time in 1995.

Variations (different pressings):
* Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): "LE 1023 ⋅ ∶MASTERED∶ ∶BY NIMBUS∶", Mastering SID Code (Mirrored): "IFPI L125", Mould SID Code: "IFPI 2402"
* Matrix / Runout: "37847AM-02 LE-1023 000609-10"

Annotation last modified on 2023-01-27 08:26 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Mobilized
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Mobilized
composer:
Dave Hessler
6:28
2One Is Gone
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
additional guest background vocals:
Terry Van Auker and Tom Zinser
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
One Is Gone
composer:
Sterling Smith
1:46
3Something Suite
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Something Suite
composer:
Sterling Smith
8:39
4Richter Scale
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Richter Scale
composer:
Sterling Smith
5:56
5Interstellar Debris
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Interstellar Debris
composer:
Dave Hessler and Sterling Smith
3:21
6The Narrows
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
The Narrows
composer:
Dave Hessler and Sterling Smith
6:16
7Choices
engineer:
Sterling Smith
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Choices
composer:
Sterling Smith
1:21
8Too Much to Believe
engineer:
Alexander Vertikoff (from 1976 until 1977)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
recorded at:
Owl Studios in Columbus, Ohio, United States (from 1976 until 1977)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Too Much to Believe
composer:
Sterling Smith
13:39
9Eitel's Lament
engineer:
Doug Edwards (in 1994-01)
mixer:
Tom Murphy (engineer, producer) and Sterling Smith
acoustic guitar, bass and electric guitar:
Dave Hessler
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Tom Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
keyboard, piano and lead vocals:
Sterling Smith
background vocals:
Dave Hessler and Tommy Smith (US percussionist, member of The Load)
mixed at:
Track Record Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
engineered at:
Musicol Recording in Columbus, Ohio, United States (in 1994-01)
recording of:
Eitel's Lament
composer:
Dave Hessler and Sterling Smith
12:14