Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Solar Fire
Rock
Label: Bronze ‎– ILPS 9265, Bronze ‎– 87 515 XOT, Hataklit Ltd. ‎– DE LUXE 30951
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
Country: Israel
Date of released: 1976
Category: Rock
Style: Prog Rock
Category: Rock
Singer: Manfred Mann's Earth Band
Title: Solar Fire
Rating: 4.1 / 5
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Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Solar Fire


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Father Of Day, Father Of Night
Written-By – Bob Dylan
A2 In The Beginning, Darkness
Written-By – Slade*, Mann*, Rogers*
A3 Pluto The Dog
Written-By – Slade*, Pattenden*, Mann*, Rogers*
B1 Solar Fire
Written-By – Slade*, Rogers*
B2 Saturn, Lord Of The Ring / Mercury, The Winged Messenger
Written-By – Mann*, Rogers*
B3 Earth: The Circle Part 2
Written-By – Mann*
B4 Earth: The Circle Part 1
Written-By – Mann*

Credits

  • Backing Vocals – Doreen And Irene Chanter*, Grove Singers
  • Bass Guitar – Colin Pattenden
  • Design, Photography By – Fin Costello
  • Drums [Fibes] – Chris Slade
  • Engineer – John Pantry
  • Engineer [Contributions By] – Dave Stephens, John Edwardes*
  • Guitar, Vocals – Mick Rogers
  • Management – H.M.*
  • Organ, Synthesizer, Vocals – Manfred Mann
  • Percussion [Extra] – Peter Miles (tracks: A2)
  • Producer – Manfred Mann And Earthband*
  • Technician [Tape Operator] – Laurence Latham*
  • Trombone – Paul Rutherford

Notes

From cover (rear):
Recorded at the Workhouse, Old Kent Road, London, 1973.
Special thanks to John Pantry for his invaluable contributions.
Management H.M.M. 490 Old Kent Road, London SE1
Manufactured & distributed by Island Records Ltd.
Manufactured and distributed by Hataklit Ltd.
℗ 1976

From inner gatefold:
Solar: Concerned with, determined by the sun
Fire: Active principle operative in combustion.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary

From Centre labels:
℗ 1973 Bronze Records Ltd.
Manufactured and distributed by [Island 'i' logo appears] Island Records Limited

Other info:
Inconsistency: The cover lists 'Manfred Mann and Earthband' as the producer, the label only 'Manfred Mann'.
Track titles given as on cover. Track B3 is given on the centre label as "Earth: The Circle (Part Two)". Track B4 is given on the centre label as "Earth: The Circle (Part One)".
Category on cover (front): DE LUXE 30951; Category on spine and cover (rear): ILPS 9265, DE LUXE 30951; Category on centre labels: 87 515 XOT.
'The vinyl is actually the same as from this release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): S 87 515 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): S 87 515 B
  • Other (On Centre Label): 951
  • Rights Society (From Centre Label): GEMA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9265 Manfred Mann's Earth Band Solar Fire ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Bronze ILPS 9265 UK 1973
834785-1 Manfred Mann's Earth Band Solar Fire ‎(LP, Album, RE) Bronze 834785-1 Greece Unknown
6499 749 Manfred Mann's Earth Band Solar Fire ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Island Records, Bronze 6499 749 France 1973
PD 6019 Manfred Mann's Earth Band Solar Fire ‎(LP, Album) Polydor PD 6019 US 1973
28 778 XOT, 28 778 IT Manfred Mann's Earth Band Solar Fire ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Bronze, Bronze 28 778 XOT, 28 778 IT Austria 1977

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