Carry On Wayward Son

~ Recording by Kansas

Annotation

Recorded and mixed at Studio in the Country, Bogalusa, LA, 1976 from the album Leftoverture (34224)

Annotation last modified on 2009-10-31 22:19 UTC.

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:13 Leftoverture Kansas Kirshner JZT 34224
1.9 Carry On Wayward Son ?:?? Leftoverture Kansas Kirshner JZA 34224
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 Leftoverture Kansas Kirshner JZ 34224
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:13 Leftoverture Kansas Kirshner PZ 34224
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 The Best of Kansas Kansas CBS Associated Records ZK 39283
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 The Best of Kansas Kansas Epic EPC 461036 2
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 The Best of Kansas Kansas Epic 40-26065
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 The Best of Kansas Kansas Epic EPC 26065
1.3 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Rock Classics: Rock Album, Volume 2 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 012 24061
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 The Best of Kansas Kansas Epic EPC 461063 2
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Carry On Kansas CBS Special Products A 21606
1.9 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Hot 'N Heavy Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A21611
1.2 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 stereoplay, CD 56: Yesterday's Various Artists stereoplay CD 27100562 A
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Dust in the Wind: The Best of Kansas Kansas Zounds 27200309 B
1.8 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Flashback! Rock Classics of the ’70s Various Artists Realm Records 1CD 8075
1.8 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 Hearts of Gold: The Classic Rock Collection Various Artists Central Foundation Records 7966472
1.4 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Hot 'N Heavy Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A 24721
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Reelin’ in the Years, Volume 5 Various Artists Sandstone Music D233004-2
1.4 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Rock of the 70’s, Volume Five Various Artists DCC Compact Classics DZS066 (S21-57528)
1.10 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Top of Pop and Rock Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 468440
2.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Easy Livin' - Rock of the Seventies, Volume 2 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 471611 2
1.3 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Only the Best '70, Volume 4 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 982876 2
1.5 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Rock Line: 17 Rockin' Hits! Various Artists Sony Music Direct (a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.) TVK 24008
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 Sounds of the Seventies: AM Heavy Hits Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2726, SOD-37
2.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 The Kansas Boxed Set Kansas
2.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 The Kansas Boxed Set Kansas BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) D 207057, Z2K 47364
1.8 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Guitar Rock: The Late '70s: Take Two Various Artists Sony Music Special Products, Time-Life Music A-26216, R968-17
1.6 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Joey Vendetta Presents: 200% Pure Rock Various Artists QRSPD 1231
1.14 Carry On Wayward Son 5:21 Instant Rockplay: Powerful Rocksongs Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM4850352
2.6 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Nur No.1 Hits Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COLLSP 984855 2
1.12 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The 70’s Rock’n’Roll: 36 All-Time Favorites Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A 28141/28142/28143
2.4 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 The Rock Party Various Artists Compact Disc Club 486 987-2
1.2 Carry On Wayward Son 5:20 Definitive Collection Kansas
1.6 Carry on Wayward Son 5:21 Rock of Ages Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
1.8 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 The Rock Album, Volume I Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) 3904-2
2.11 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Maximum Rock Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 491764 2
3.11 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 100 Pophits Various Artists Sony Music Media 28 49302210
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Best of Kansas Kansas Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 02-461036-11
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Best of Kansas Kansas Legacy (Legacy Recordings) ZK 65690
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Best of Kansas Kansas SME Records (Japanese imprint - not equivalent to "Sony Music Entertainment") SRCS-9489
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:21 1970s FM Hits Various Artists Compass Productions (budget compilations) A 32473
1.3 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Pop Shop Classics: Masters of Rock Various Artists Patman Music (South Africa) CDCLASS 004
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Best of Kansas Kansas BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., Legacy (Legacy Recordings) D128748, ZK 65690
1.3 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Hard Rock Essentials Various Artists Trans World Entertainment 30033
1.10 Carry On Wayward Son ?:?? Riff Rock High Various Artists Sony Music Direct (a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.) TVK 24066
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 Leftoverture Kansas Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Kirshner EK 85386
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 Leftoverture Kansas Kirshner, Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) DIDP 104610, EK 85386
1.9 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Classic Rock Hits Various Artists
1.12 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 80’s Heavy Rock Various Artists
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 Leftoverture Kansas Epic 502479 2
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Ultimate Kansas Kansas Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 508066 2, 5080662000, EPC 508066 2
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Ultimate Kansas Kansas Epic, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) E2K 86452
1.5 Carry on My Wayward Son 5:21 100% Rock, Volume 2 Various Artists Sony Music Special Products SSP 987962 2
1.6 Carry on Wayward Son 5:21 American Rock Legends Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5061562000
2.7 Carry On Wayward Son 5:26 Raised on Rock Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 509646 2
2.8 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Mullets Rock! Various Artists Epic 86826
2.9 Carry on Wayward Son 5:18 Absolute Rock Various Artists BMG The Netherlands 82876-543282
1.10 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Greatest Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 593055, 593056
1.15 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Rock Mega Stars Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 988368 2
1.3 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Rockin' 70s Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) A3K 71840
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Leftoverture Kansas Epic MHCP-439
1.11 Carry On My Wayward Son 5:24 Legends: Ultimate Rock Collection: Rock On Various Artists Time-Life Music
1.8 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Sail On: The 30th Anniversary Collection Kansas
1.2 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Legends of Rock Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) M19099
3.10 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 The Best Symfo Rock Various Artists Universal TV (Netherlands & Belgium) 983 033-2
1.12 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 70's Rock 'n' Roll Various Artists Sony Music Special Products
1.6 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Nonplusultra-Rock Various Artists
1.3 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Chom 97.7 Presents: prog V1.0 Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697-10776-2
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 Super Hits Kansas Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) A 708402
1.15 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 American Heartbeat Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
1.5 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Playlist: The Very Best of Kansas Kansas
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 Leftoverture Kansas Epic EICP-1050
6.7 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 101 Power Ballads Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCDX 944
3.5 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Hard + Heavy Various Artists Time-Life Music
1.8 Carry on Wayward Son 5:21 Now That's What I Call Classic Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 50999-208145-26
1.5 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Playlist: The Very Best of Kansas Kansas Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 88697 27466 2
1.9 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Seventies Power Ballads Various Artists EMI TV VTDCD 921
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 The Essential Kansas Kansas Epic EICP-1305, EICP-1306, EICP-1307
4.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:27 Original Album Classics Kansas Epic 88697459822
1.1 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 The Essential Kansas Kansas Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Essential Kansas Kansas
1.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 Leftoverture Kansas Epic EICP-20074
2.6 Carry on Wayward Son 5:22 Die Hit-Giganten: Best of Rock Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697942172
4.1 Carry On Wayward Son 5:25 The Classic Albums Collection 1974–1983 Kansas Epic, Kirshner, Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 88697873272
1.4 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Made in America Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
1.5 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Playlist: The Very Best of Kansas Kansas SICP-3605
1.9 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 The Only Classic Rock Album You’ll Ever Need Various Artists The Universal Music Record Label DGCD 166
1.2 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 21 Classic Rock Favorites Various Artists Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
2.18 Carry on Wayward Son 3:25 The Party Mix: Power Ballads Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMTPM 018
1.16 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Miracles out of Nowhere Kansas Epic
3.16 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Miracles out of Nowhere Kansas Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Epic 8875049662 PK1
2.16 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 Miracles out of Nowhere Kansas Epic 88875049662 PK1
2.16 Carry On Wayward Son ?:?? Miracles out of Nowhere Kansas Epic SICP-4419
1.8 Carry on Wayward Son ?:?? Ultimate Rock - Great Rock Music Various Artists
1.11 Carry on Wayward Son 5:24 A to Z of Rock Various Artists
1.3 Carry On Wayward Son 5:24 American Made Various Artists
Promotion
1.9 Carry on Wayward Son 5:23 Rock Legends Various Artists Real News (Greek newspaper)
1.5 Carry On Wayward Son 5:23 1970’s Classic Rock Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A 52126
Bootleg
5.15 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Billboard Top 100 Romantics Hits Various Artists
(unknown)
1.2 Carry On Wayward Son 5:22 Rock ’n Roll’s Greatest Hits 70s Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)

Relationships

acoustic guitar: Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas)
violin: Robby Steinhardt
bass guitar: Dave Hope
viola: Robby Steinhardt
drums: Phil Ehart
synthesizer [[Oberheim synthesizer]]: Kerry Livgren
synthesizer [additional synthesizers]: Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas)
organ: Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas)
Clavinet: Kerry Livgren
electric guitar: Kerry Livgren
Rich Williams (guitarist of Kansas)
percussion: Phil Ehart
piano: Kerry Livgren
Moog: Kerry Livgren
arranger: Kansas (US prog rock band)
assistant engineer: Jeff Glixman
background vocals: Robby Steinhardt
engineer: Bill “Bleu” Evans (engineer)
lead vocals: Steve Walsh (original lead singer of Kansas)
producer: Jeff Glixman
Kansas (US prog rock band)
remixer: Kerry Livgren
Davy Moire
Richard Williams (guitarist of Kansas)
phonographic copyright by: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2001)
mixed at: Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States
recorded at: Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States (1975 – 1976)
mash-ups: KANSASCORE by McMaNGOS
recording of: Carry On Wayward Son

Carry On Wayward Son

composer: Kerry Livgren
lyricist: Kerry Livgren
publisher: Kirshner CBS Music Publishing
フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部
Don Kirshner Music Inc. (1976 –)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (1976 –)
later parody versions: Hurry Home Wayward Son
referred to in medleys: The Big Medley