The Whole Thing Started with Rock & Roll Now It's Out of Control

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The Whole Thing Started with Rock and Roll Now It's Out of Control
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Studio album by Ray Manzarek
Released 1974
Recorded 1974; Sound Labs, Hollywood, California
Genre Rock
Length 40:44
Label Mercury
Producer Bruce Botnick, Bob Brown
Ray Manzarek chronology
The Golden Scarab
(1974)
The Whole Thing Started with Rock and Roll & Now It's Out of Control
(1974)
Carmina Burana
(1983)

The Whole Thing Started with Rock and Roll Now It's Out of Control is a 1974 album by ex-Doors member Ray Manzarek.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Ray Manzarek; except where indicated

  1. "The Whole Thing Started with Rock and Roll Now It's Out of Control" (Manzarek, Danny Sugerman, Dick Wagner) — 2:39
  2. "The Gambler" (Manzarek, Danny Sugerman) — 5:23
  3. "Whirling Dervish" (Manzarek, Paul Davis) — 5:20
  4. "Begin the World Again" — 6:42
  5. "I Wake Up Screaming" (Manzarek, Danny Sugerman) — 3:36
  6. "Art Deco Fandango" — 2:03
  7. "Bicentennial Blues (Love It or Leave It)" — 7:57
  8. "Perfumed Garden" — 5:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Ray Manzarek - celesta, clavinet, Fender Rhodes, organ, piano, Wurlitzer, synthesizer, vocals
  • Flo & Eddie - background vocals on "The Whole Thing Started with Rock and Roll Now It's Out of Control" , "Bicentennial Blues" and "Perfumed Garden"
  • Joe Walsh - guitar
  • John Klemmer - saxophone on "Whirling Dervish"
  • Michael Fennelly - guitar
  • George Segal - banjo
  • Steve Forman - percussion
  • Mike Melvoin - horn arrangements
  • Mark Pines - guitar
  • Patti Smith - "poetess" on "I Wake up Screaming"; recites Jim Morrison's "Ensenada" from The New Creatures
  • Gary Mallaber - drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • Paul Davis - percussion
  • Rudy Hill - engineer
  • Desmond Strobel, John David Moore - art direction
  • Danny Sugarman - personal management

Bob Brown - Producer

Special thanks: "Guitar Center, the Screamer, Linda Smith, Iggy Pop, Mandi Newall."

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