The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (“Why Pink Floyd...?” Discovery edition)

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Annotation

Matrix Information:
1) Bottom: DIDX-739084 2 D11 IFPI L328 IFPI AKN03
2) Bottom: DIDX-739084 2 D13 IFPI L328 IFPI AKN14
Pressing Plant: Sony DADC, Mexico

Annotation last modified on 2016-11-24 07:48 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Astronomy Domine
3.9 4:13
2 Lucifer Sam
3.7 3:07
3 Matilda Mother
3.15 3:09
4 Flaming
3.15 2:46
5 Pow R. Toc H.
3 4:26
6 Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk
3.15 3:06
7 Interstellar Overdrive
4 9:41
8 The Gnome
3.6 2:14
9 Chapter 24
3 3:42
10 The Scarecrow
3 2:11
11 Bike
3.3 3:24

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-03-19) (track 8)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-22) (track 10)
other instruments [metal cups] and temple blocks:
Nicky Mason (1967-03-22) (track 10)
cello, farfisa and flute:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-22) (track 10)
cello, farfisa, harmonium and Pianet [Hohner Pianet]:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-02-27) (track 9)
cymbal [Crash cymbal] and tubular bells:
Nicky Mason (1967-02-27) (track 9)
cymbal and temple blocks:
Nicky Mason (1967-03-19) (track 8)
bass guitar:
Roger Waters (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Roger Waters (1967-03 – 1967-04) (tracks 5, 7)
Roger Waters (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Roger Waters (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Roger Waters (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
bass guitar and gong:
Roger Waters (1967-02-27) (track 9)
bass guitar and tape:
Roger Waters (1967-05-21) (track 11)
bass guitar and double bass [bowed bass]:
Roger Waters (1967-03-22) (track 10)
Roger Waters (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
bass guitar, other instruments [wind-up toys] and slide whistle:
Roger Waters (1967-03-16) (track 4)
chimes, drums, percussion, tape and timpani:
Nicky Mason (1967-05-21) (track 11)
drums:
Nicky Mason (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Nicky Mason (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
Nicky Mason (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
drums [drum roll]:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
drums and maracas:
Nicky Mason (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
drums and timpani:
Nicky Mason (1967-03-20) (track 6)
drums and percussion:
Nicky Mason (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
drums, finger cymbals and other instruments [wind-up toys]:
Nicky Mason (1967-03-16) (track 4)
farfisa:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
farfisa and Hammond organ:
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-02-21) (track 3)
farfisa and piano:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
farfisa, Hammond organ, organ [Lowrey organ], other instruments [wind-up toys] and tack piano:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-16) (track 4)
organ:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-02-27) (track 9)
Syd Barrett (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
guitar and slide guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-20) (track 6)
electric guitar and slide guitar:
Syd Barrett (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
electric guitar and tape:
Syd Barrett (1967-05-21) (track 11)
celesta and vibraphone:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-19) (track 8)
celesta, harmonium, other instruments [piano strings], piano, tack piano, tape and violin:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-05-21) (track 11)
12 string guitar [12 sting acoustic guitar]:
Syd Barrett (1967-03-22) (track 10)
12 string guitar [12-string acoustic guitar]:
Syd Barrett (1967-03-19) (track 8)
12 string guitar [12-string acoustic guitar], electric guitar and other instruments [wind-up toys]:
Syd Barrett (1967-03-16) (track 4)
additional other vocals [vocalizations]:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
background vocals:
Roger Waters (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-02-27) (track 9)
Roger Waters (1967-03-16) (track 4)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-16) (track 4)
Roger Waters (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-03-22) (track 10)
background vocals [double-tracked backing vocals]:
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-05-21) (track 11)
composer:
Nick Mason (tracks 5, 7)
Roger Waters (tracks 5–7)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (tracks 5, 7)
Syd Barrett (tracks 1–5, 7–11)
engineer:
Peter Bown (1967) (tracks 1–6, 8–11)
Peter Bown (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Syd Barrett (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Syd Barrett (1967-02-27) (track 9)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-16) (track 4)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Roger Waters (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Syd Barrett (1967-03-22) (track 10)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
Syd Barrett (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
Syd Barrett (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
lead vocals [double-tracked lead vocals] and other vocals [laughing]:
Syd Barrett (1967-05-21) (track 11)
lyricist:
Roger Waters (track 6)
Syd Barrett (tracks 1–4, 8–11)
other vocals [intro vocalisations]:
Peter Jenner (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
other vocals [laughing]:
Nicky Mason (1967-05-21) (track 11)
Roger Waters (1967-05-21) (track 11)
Rick Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (1967-05-21) (track 11)
other vocals [screams]:
Roger Waters (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
other vocals [vocal percussion]:
Syd Barrett (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (1967) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (1967) (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Peter Bown (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Peter Bown (1967-02-27) (track 9)
Peter Bown (1967-03 – 1967-04) (tracks 5, 7)
Peter Bown (1967-03-16) (track 4)
Peter Bown (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Peter Bown (1967-03-20) (track 6)
Peter Bown (1967-03-22) (track 10)
Peter Bown (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
Peter Bown (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
Peter Bown (1967-05-21) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1967) (tracks 1–11)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1974) (track 9)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1994) (tracks 1–11)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2007) (tracks 1–11)
Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (2011) (tracks 1–11)
Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (2016) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Essex (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Essex Music (tracks 1–11)
Essex Music International (tracks 1–11)
Essex Music, Inc. (tracks 1–10)
Magdalene Music (tracks 1–3, 5–11)
TRO Essex Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 4–5)
TRO-Essex Music, Inc. (tracks 1–11)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1967-03 – 1967-04) (tracks 5, 7)
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
sampled by:
later translated versions:
BIKE (track 11)
recording of:
Matilda Mother (1967-02-21) (track 3)
Chapter 24 (1967-02-27) (track 9)
Interstellar Overdrive (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 7)
Pow R. Toc H. (1967-03 – 1967-04) (track 5)
Flaming (1967-03-16) (track 4)
The Gnome (1967-03-19) (track 8)
Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk (1967-03-20) (track 6)
The Scarecrow (1967-03-22) (track 10)
Astronomy Domine (1967-04-11 – 1967-04-13) (track 1)
Lucifer Sam (1967-04-12 – 1967-04-18) (track 2)
Bike (1967-05-21) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
The Journey (track 5)

Release

manufactured in: Mexico
United States
printed in: United States
remastering: James Guthrie (2011)
Joel Plante (UK engineer) (2011)
copyrighted by: Pink Floyd Music Ltd. (2011)
licensed to: EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
manufactured by: Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!)
remastered at: das boot recording in California, United States (2011)
remaster of: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn by The Pink Floyd
part of: Why Pink Floyd?
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3137843 [info]