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MG-20679: We Free Kings / Roland Kirk

[Front Cover] Label Type : red Mercury type B
Matrix Number : SIDE-A MG 20679A M1    A    FF
SIDE-B MG 20679A M1    FF



Comments

Jan. 24, 2006: I HAVE SOLD THIS COPY. SINCE I ALREADY HAVE THE EARLIEST PRESSING COPY.

One tracing skip (although playable) at first 20 seconds of A-4.

I think it's too early (as MG-20679) to use red Mercury label. This record is maybe 2nd issue, or one of the earliest records that red Mercury label is used. On the other hand, The matrix number says it's first press.

See MG-20679 (monaural 1st issue with black label).

Inside The Groove

See MG-20679 (monaural 1st issue with black label).

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

See MG-20679 (monaural 1st issue with black label).

Strictly Personal Rating (to what extent I could enjoy this album)

See MG-20679 (monaural 1st issue with black label).




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 21899 (PB4978) Three For The Festival (Roland Kirk) 3:05
A-2 21895 (PB4974) Moon Song (Johnston - Coslow) 4:17
A-3 21892 (PB4971) A Sack Full Of Soul (Roland Kirk) 4:35
A-4 21891 (PB4970) The Haunted Melody (Roland Kirk) 3:56
A-5 21889-3 (PB4968) Blues For Alice (Charlie Parker) 4:04
SIDE-B
B-1 21893 (PB4972) We Free Kings (Roland Kirk) 4:45
B-2 21900 (PB4979) You Did It, You Did It (Roland Kirk) 2:24
B-3 21896 (PB4975) Some Kind Of Love (Roland Kirk) 6:06
B-4 21890 (PB4969) My Delight (Roland Kirk) 4:26

Personnel


Personnel/recorded date/master numbers confirmed with the Ruppli's discography.
(“The Mercury Labels - A Discography” by Ruppli and Novitsky, Greenwood Press, 1993)

See MG-20679 (monaural 1st issue with black label).

The Artist Also Appears on...

Roland Kirk (ts, manzello, strich, fl, siren, etc.) :
  • Mercury MG-20679 / SR-60679 : We Free Kings
  • Mercury MG-20748 / SR-60748 : Domino
  • Mercury MG-20800 / SR-60800 : Reeds And Deeds
  • Mercury MG-20844 / SR-60844 : The Roland Kirk Quartet Meets The Benny Golson Orchestra
  • Mercury MG-20894 / SR-60894 : Kirk In Copenhagen
  • Mercury MG-20939 / SR-60939 : Gifts And Messages
  • Limelight LM-82008 / LS-86008 : I Talk With The Spirits
  • Limelight LM-82027 / LS-86027 : Rip, Rig And Panic
  • Limelight LM-82033 / LS-86033 : Slightly Latin
  • Mercury MG-20751 / SR-60751 : Big Band Bossa Nova / Quincy Jones
  • Mercury MG-20799 / SR-60799 : Plays Hip Hits / Quincy Jones
  • Mercury MG-20863 / SR-60863 : Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini / Quincy Jones
  • Limelight LM-82002 / LS-86002 : I/We Had A Ball / Various Artists
  • Smash MGS-27026 / SRS-67026 : Tubby's Back In Town / Tubby Hayes and the All-Stars
  • Smash MGS-27029 / SRS-67029 : Feel Real / Eddie Baccus



Jackets

Front Back
[MG-20679a FRONT] [MG-20679a BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[MG-20679a A] [MG-20679a B]



MATSUBAYASHI 'Shaolin' Kohji <shaolin@rhythmaning.org>
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