25/05/2020

America "Heritage II - Demos/Alternate Takes 1971-1976" (2020) -Folk Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Omnivore Recordings


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - Cornwall Blank (Demo #2) (Dewey Bunnell)
02 - Jameroony (Acoustic Guitar Jam) (Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell & Dan Peek)
03 - Mandy (Demo) (Gerry Beckley)
04 - Tin Man (Track Mix With Backing Vocals) (Dewey Bunnell)
05 - What Does It Matter (Demo) (Gerry Beckley)
06 - You (Vocal / Strings Excerpt) (Dan Peek)
07 - Mad Dog (Demo / Track Mix With Backing Vocals) (Gerry Beckley)
08 - Simple Life (Alternate Mix) (Dan Peek)
09 - Lovely Night (Demo) (Gerry Beckley)
10 - Today's The Day (Alternate Mix) (Dan Peek)
11 - Amber Cascades (Alternate Mix / Take 3) (Dewey Bunnell)
12 - Letter (Alternate Mix) (Dewey Bunnell)
13 - Jet Boy Blue (Alternate Mix) (Dan Peek)


All Tracks Previously Unissued
Produced for Release by Brad Rosenberger & Jeff Larson
Tape Transfers, Editing & Compilation by Jeff Larson for America Archives
Mastered by Michael Romanowski at Coast Mastering, Berkeley, CA

America is : Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek


01 - Cornwall Blank (Demo #2)

Recorded at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA 1971
Dewey Bunnell : Lead vocal, Acoustic Guitar
Gerry Beckley : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
Dan Peek : Electric Guitar, Backing vocals
Hal Blaine : Drums
Joe Osborne : Bass
Produced by America

02 - Jameroony (Acoustic Guitar Jam)

Recorded at Trident Studios, London, 1971
Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek : Acoustic Guitars
Produced by America

03 - Mandy (Demo)

Recorded at Buzz Studios, Kings Road, Hollywood, CA 1974
Gerry Beckley : Vocals, Piano, ARP 2600 Synthesizer
Produced by Gerry Beckley

04 - Tin Man (Track Mix With Backing Vocals)

Recorded at Air Studios, London, 5/9/74
Dewey Bunnell : Lead vocal, Acoustic Guitar
Gerry Beckley : Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Backing vocals
Dan Peek : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
George Martin : Piano
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

05 - What Does It Matter (Demo)

Recorded at Buzz Studios, Kings Road, Hollywood, CA 1974
Gerry Beckley : Lead & Backing vocals, Piano
Produced by Gerry Beckley

06 - You (Vocal / Strings Excerpt)

Recorded at Air Studios, London, 1974
Dan Peek : Lead vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Bass
Gerry Beckley : Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Backing vocals
Dewey Bunnell : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

07 - Mad Dog (Demo / Track Mix With Backing Vocals)

Recorded at Buzz Studios, Kings Road, Hollywood, CA 1974
Track & Backing Vocal Mix Recorded at Air Studios, London, 5/9/74
Gerry Beckley : Lead vocal, Piano, Backing vocals
Dan Peek : Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Backing vocals
Dewey Bunnell : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

08 - Simple Life (Alternate Mix)

Recorded at The Record Plant, Sausalito, CA 1975
Dan Peek : Lead vocal, Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Gerry Beckley : Piano, Backing vocals
Dewey Bunnell : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
David Dickey : Bass
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

09 - Lovely Night (Demo)

Recorded at Buzz Studios, Kings Road, Hollywood, CA 1974
Gerry Beckley : Lead & Backing vocals, Piano
Produced by Gerry Beckley

10 - Today's The Day (Alternate Mix)

Recorded at Caribou Studios, Nederland, CO, 2/18/76
Dan Peek : Lead vocal, Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Gerry Beckley : Piano, Backing vocals
Dewey Bunnell : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
David Dickey : Bass
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

11 - Amber Cascades (Alternate Mix / Take 3)

Recorded at Caribou Studios, Nederland, CO, 2/16/76
Dewey Bunnell : Lead vocal, Acoustic Guitar
Gerry Beckley : Piano
Dan Peek : Acoustic Guitar
David Dickey : Bass
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

12 - Letter (Alternate Mix)

Recorded at Caribou Studios, Nederland, CO, 2/17/76
Dewey Bunnell : Lead vocal, Acoustic Guitar
Gerry Beckley : Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Backing vocals
Dan Peek : Acoustic Guitar, Electric Sitar, Backing vocals
George Martin : Piano
David Dickey : Bass
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin

13 - Jet Boy Blue

Recorded at Caribou Studios, Nederland, CO, 2/18/76
Dan Peek : Lead vocal, Electric Guitars
Gerry Beckley : Piano, Backing vocals
Dewey Bunnell : Acoustic Guitar, Backing vocals
David Dickey : Bass
Willie Leacox : Drums
Engineered by Geoff Emerick
Produced by George Martin