Tapestry (Don McLean album)

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Tapestry
Original cover designed by Norber Jobst.
Studio album by Don McLean
Released October 1970 (1970-10)
Recorded 1970 (1970)
Sierra Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, CA
Genre Folk
Length 40:38
Label Mediarts
Producer Jerry Corbitt
Don McLean chronology
Tapestry
(1970)
American Pie
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Tapestry is Don McLean's 1970 debut album. The album was originally released by Mediarts Records but was re-launched in 1971 by United Artists after United Artists' purchase of Mediarts.[2]

The album was produced by Jerry Corbitt of The Youngbloods.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Don McLean

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Castles in the Air"   2:50
2. "General Store"   2:53
3. "Magdalene Lane"   4:28
4. "Tapestry"   3:44
5. "Respectable"   2:29
6. "Orphans of Wealth"   4:37
Total length:
20:44
Side two
No. Title Length
7. "Three Flights Up"   5:48
8. "And I Love You So"   4:16
9. "Bad Girl"   3:39
10. "Circus Song"   5:00
11. "No Reason for Your Dreams"   2:09
Total length:
19:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Don McLean – Vocals, Guitar, Banjo
  • Rick Turner – Guitar, Bass Guitar
  • Peter Childs – Dobro, Bass Guitar
  • Jerry Corbitt – Bass Guitar
  • Gregory Dewey, Jeff Meyer – Drums
  • Scott Lawrence, Edward Bogas – Piano

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1970 Mediarts Records stereo LP 41-4

References / External links[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ don-mclean.com Accessed 2008 July 28