This is the original Casablanca release from February 1974. It differs from the more well-known one in that it doesn't contain the track "Kissin' Time". That was added to later pressings of Kiss starting in July 1974.

Annotation last modified on 2009-05-02 18:19 .


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Strutter
4.65 3:09
A2 Nothin’ to Lose
4 3:23
A3 Firehouse
4.5 3:14
A4 Cold Gin
4 4:19
A5 Let Me Know
4 2:57
B1 Deuce
4.5 3:01
B2 Love Theme From KISS
4 2:19
B3 100,000 Years
4.5 3:21
B4 Black Diamond
3.65 5:08


12" Vinyl 1

electric bass guitar:
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A1–B4)
drums (drum set):
Peter Criss (tracks A1–B4)
electric guitar:
Ace Frehley (tracks A1–B4)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A1–B4)
Peter Criss (tracks A1–B4)
Bobby Vinton (track A2)
additional lead vocals:
Peter Criss (track A2)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (track B4)
background vocals:
Peter Criss (tracks A1, A3–B1, B3)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A2, A4, B1, B4)
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A1, A3, B3–B4)
Peter Criss (track B2)
Ace Frehley (tracks A4, B2)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A3, A5, B2, B4)
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A2, B1–B2)
Warren Dewey (tracks A1–B4)
guest piano:
Bruce Foster (track A2)
lead vocals:
Peter Criss (track B4)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A1–A3, A5, B3)
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A2, A4–B1)
Ace Frehley (track A4)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A3, A5, B4)
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A2, B1)
Warren Dewey (tracks A1–B4)
Kenny Kerner (tracks A1–B4)
Richie Wise (tracks A1–B4)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman) (tracks A1, B3)
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist) (tracks A1, B3)
phonographic copyright by:
Casablanca Records, Inc. (holder of the original Casablanca imprint, 1973-1977) (1974) (tracks A1–B4)
Café Americana Inc. (tracks A1–A4, B1–B4)
Gladwyne Music (track A1)
Gladwyne Music Publishing Corp. ( – ????) (track B1)
Intersong U.S.A. (track A1)
J.W. Pepper and Son Inc. (tracks A1, A4, B1, B4)
KISS Songs Inc. ( – ????) (tracks A1–B4)
PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed as Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. since ca. 1998 or thereafter) (track A1)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks A4, B1)
大洋音楽 (tracks A1–B4)
Casablanca Music, Inc. (1973 – ????) (tracks A1–B4)
Rock Steady Music (1973 – ????) (tracks A1–B4)
recorded at:
Bell Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1973-09) (tracks A1–B4)
compilation of:
Cold Gin (beg) by KISS (track A4)
Cold Gin (concl) by KISS (track A4)
Deuce (beg) by KISS (track B1)
Deuce (concl) by KISS (track B1)
has remixes:
100,000 Years (1978 remix) by KISS (track B3)
Deuce (1988 remix) by KISS (track B1)
Firehouse (1978 remix) by KISS (track A3)
Strutter (1988 remix) by KISS (track A1)
sampled by:
is based on:
Bitch (track B1)
Fire Brigade (track A3)
Fire and Water (track A4)
recording of:
100,000 Years (track B3)
Black Diamond (track B4)
Cold Gin (track A4)
Deuce (track B1)
Firehouse (track A3)
Let Me Know (track A5)
Nothin’ to Lose (track A2)
Strutter (track A1)
revision of:
Stanley the Parrot (track A1)
Sunday Driver (track A5)


photography: Joel Brodsky
vocals: Peter Criss
Gene Simmons (KISS bassist)
Paul Stanley (KISS frontman)
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