Music to Moog By

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Music to Moog By
Studio album by Gershon Kingsley
Released 1969
Recorded 1969 at Audio Fidelity Records in New York City
Genre Synthpop, electronic music
Length 25:53
Label Audio Fidelity
Producer Herman D. Gimbel
Gershon Kingsley chronology
Music to Moog By
(1969)
First Moog Quartet
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Music to Moog By is the first solo album written and recorded by Gershon Kingsley in 1969. It contains the hit single "Popcorn". The album was recorded at Audio Fidelity Records in New York City.

Release history[edit]

The major releases are as follows[2]

Year Format Country Label Cat No Tracks
1969 LP United States Audio Fidelity Records AFSD 6226 10
1970s LP Europe Audio Fidelity Records AFSD 6226H 10
1982 LP Brazil Audio Fidelity Records AFLP-82576 10
1999 LP Spain Wah-Wah Records Sound WLP002 11
2000 CD Spain Wah-Wah Records Sound WCD001 11
2003 CD Italy Dagored Red 149-2 10
2003 CD Italy Dagored Red 149 10

Track listing (10 Track version)[edit]

When issued as an LP, side 1 consists of tracks 1-5, side 2 consists of tracks 6-10

All songs written and composed by Gershon Kingsley, except where noted[3]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hey, Hey"   Kingsley, Janice Davis[4] 2:10
2. "Scarborough Fair"   traditional, arranged by Kingsley 2:45
3. "For Alisse Beethoven"   Beethoven, arranged by Kingsley 2:17
4. "Sheila"     2:33
5. "Pop Corn"     2:20
6. "Twinkle, Twinkle"   Kingsley, Davis 2:05
7. "Nowhere Man"   Lennon–McCartney 2:56
8. "Sunset Sound"     2:36
9. "Trumansburg Whistle"     2:55
10. "Paperback Writer"   Lennon–McCartney 2:49

Notes

  1. On the Italian release, the length of Popcorn is given as 2:22
  2. On the Brazilian release, the title of track 10 is given on the sleeve as "Paperback Rider"
  3. The European release had a different cover to the one shown above

Track listing (11 Track version)[edit]

When issued as an LP, side 1 consists of tracks 1-6, side 2 consists of tracks 7-11

All songs written and composed by Gershon Kingsley, except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hey, Hey"   Kingsley, Janice Davis 2:10
2. "Scarborough Fair"   traditional, arranged by Kingsley 2:45
3. "For Alisse Beethoven"     2:17
4. "Sheila"     2:33
5. "Pop Corn"     2:20
6. "The First Step"   Kingsley, Eileen Oavies Mure, Earl 2:18
7. "Twinkle, Twinkle"   Kingsley, Davis 2:05
8. "Nowhere Man"   Lennon–McCartney 2:56
9. "Sunset Sound"     2:36
10. "Trumansburg Whistle"     2:55
11. "Paperback Writer"   Lennon–McCartney 2:49

Notes

  1. On the Spanish releases, the length of Popcorn is given as 2:22
  2. On the Spanish releases, the title of track 11 is given on the sleeve as "Paperback Rider"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrier, Rob. "Music to Moog By review". Allmusic. Retrieved September 13, 2009 (2009-09-13).  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Gershon Kingsley - Music To Moog By at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Images for Gershon Kingsley - Music To Moog By". Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Janice Davis (2) Discography". Discogs. Retrieved May 24, 2012.