Music to Moog By

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Music to Moog By
Music To Moog By - cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1969
Recorded1969 at Audio Fidelity Records in New York City
GenreSynthpop, electronic music
Length25:53
LabelAudio Fidelity
ProducerHerman D. Gimbel
Gershon Kingsley chronology
Music to Moog By
(1969)
First Moog Quartet
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]

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

The album contains the original composition "Pop Corn", which became an international hit when covered by Hot Butter in 1972.

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 tracks written by Gershon Kingsley, except where noted[3].

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hey, Hey"Kingsley, Janice Davis[4]2:10
2."Scarborough Fair"traditional, arranged by Kingsley2:45
3."For Alisse Beethoven"Beethoven, arranged by Kingsley2:17
4."Sheila" 2:33
5."Pop Corn" 2:20
6."Twinkle, Twinkle"Kingsley, Davis2:05
7."Nowhere Man"Lennon–McCartney2:56
8."Sunset Sound" 2:36
9."Trumansburg Whistle" 2:55
10."Paperback Writer"Lennon–McCartney2:49

Notes

  1. On the Italian release, the length of Pop Corn 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 tracks written by Gershon Kingsley, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hey, Hey"Kingsley, Janice Davis2:10
2."Scarborough Fair"traditional, arranged by Kingsley2:45
3."For Alisse Beethoven" 2:17
4."Sheila" 2:33
5."Pop Corn" 2:20
6."The First Step"Kingsley, Eileen Oavies Mure, Earl2:18
7."Twinkle, Twinkle"Kingsley, Davis2:05
8."Nowhere Man"Lennon–McCartney2:56
9."Sunset Sound" 2:36
10."Trumansburg Whistle" 2:55
11."Paperback Writer"Lennon–McCartney2:49

Notes

  1. On the Spanish releases, the length of Pop Corn 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.
  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.