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Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview - Original 1972 Warner Bros. label 7-track LP

€ 85
ArtistVan Morrison
TitleSaint Dominic's Preview - Original 1972 Warner Bros. label 7-track LP
Price € 85
GenreFolk & Rock
FormatLP
Record labelWarner Bros. Records
Catalogue noBS 2633
CountryUSA
Year of release1972
GradingVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Booklet)/VG++ (Cover)
Stock listVan Morrison
Additional infoRare original 1972 US Warner Bros. label 7-track LP - Belfast singer/songwriters sixth studio album - an ambitious blend of R&B, blues, jazz and Celtic folk - featuring the singles "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)", "Redwood Tree" and "Gypsy".

Vinyl has the generic green company labels with top blue WB on orange background shield label.
Vinyl is accompanied by credits booklet - housed in an era specific company inner sleeve - ultimately in a back pasted picture cover.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Booklet)/VG++ (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - hardly any signs of handling - extremely close to mint.
Side 1 label has a less than 1 cm spindletrace - otherwise mint labels. Vinyl is overall graded near mint.

Booklet has hardly any signs of handling - graded near mint.

Cover is nice - has a little wrinkling from front spine - otherwise a perfect front. Back is mint. Seams are intact except for a cm or so against top opening - lower opening corner has a marginal dent - spine corners very marginal rubbing. Cover is graded close to near mint - all in all a simply very attractive copy.


Tracklisting:

Side 1:
1. Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile) 2:57
2. Gypsy 4:36
3. I Will Be There 3:01
4. Listen to the Lion 11:07

Side 2:
1. Saint Dominic's Preview 6:23
2. Redwood Tree 3:03
3. Almost Independence Day 10:05

All songs written and composed by Van Morrison.

Recorded 1971-1972 at Wally Heider Studios & Pacific High Studios, San Francisco and at The Church in San Anselmo, Ca.
"Listen to the Lion" was recorded during the Tupelo Honey sessions in 1971 at Columbia Studios in San Francisco, Ca.

Credits:
Van Morrison - vocals; acoustic, rhythm & twelve string guitars; backing vocals on "Listen to the Lion"
Jules Broussard - tenor saxophone, flute
Lee Charlton - drums on "Almost Independence Day"
Bill Church - bass
Ron Elliott - acoustic guitar on "Almost Independence Day"
"Boots" Houston - tenor saxophone, backing vocals
Mark Jordan - piano on "Listen to the Lion"
Connie Kay - drums on "Listen to the Lion"
Bernie Krause - Moog synthesizer on "Almost Independence Day"
Gary Mallaber - drums, percussion, vibraphone
John McFee - steel guitar on "Saint Dominic's Preview"
Doug Messenger - electric and acoustic guitars
Ronnie Montrose - acoustic guitar, backing vocals on "Listen to the Lion"
Mark Naftalin - piano, Moog synthesizer
Pat O'Hara - trombone on "Saint Dominic's Preview" and "Gypsy"
Janet Planet - backing vocals
Tom Salisbury - piano, organ
Rick Shlosser - drums[22]
Ellen Schroer - backing vocals
Jack Schroer - alto and baritone saxophones
Mark Springer - backing vocals on "Saint Dominic's Preview" and "Redwood Tree"
Leroy Vinnegar - double bass on "Almost Independence Day"

Technical Credits:
Van Morrison - Production, Arrangements
Ted Templeman - Production
Donn Landee, - Engineer, Mix
Bob Schumaker - Engineer, Mix (on"Jackie Wilson Said")
Jim Gaines, Dave Brown, Steve Brandon ? Engineers
Tom Salisbury - Arrangements (on "I Will Be There", "Redwood Tree" and "Saint Dominic's Preview")

Artwork:
Michael Maggid ? Photography