2CD set featuring the original 1966 mono LP (disc one) and stereo mix with bonus tracks (disc two). Includes 16-page booklet featuring photos, artwork, liner notes and recording session notes.
All tracks ℗ 1966 International Artists, except Disc 2, tracks 12-16 ℗ 2010 Charly Acquisitions Ltd. © 2019 Charly Acquisitions Ltd.
Disc 1 remastered from original vinyl, May 2008.
Disc 2 remastered from transfer of original 2-track master (19th Dec 1976, Autumn Sound Inc, Garland, TX), July 2009 at Sound Performance, London, GB.
Original International Artists Recordings. Courtesy of Charly Acquisitions Ltd. Licensed from LicenseMusic.com ApS
Disc 2, tracks 12-16: This is not the band's original stereo mix but the 'cold' desk mixes as Bob Sullivan recorded the band. They provide an extremely rare glimpse of the raw recordings before the band added echo and reverb and IA later remixed them in November 1966.
Recording sessions that comprise this album:
Session # 1:
First single session: Recorded: 3rd Jan 1966, Andrus Studio, TX
Songs: You're Gonna Miss Me [Tracks 1-1, 2-8], Tried To Hide (re-recorded for the LP).
Second single demo session. Recorded: circa April 1966, undocumented studio, Dallas TX.
Songs: Splash 1 [Tracks 1-3, 2-9], Reverberation (demo) (released on Sign Of The 3 Eyed Men IA#14, CD3/14).
Second single session: Recorded: 20th September '66, Jones Studio, 1523 Blair St, Houston TX.
Songs: Reverberation (Doubt) [Tracks 1-4, 2-6], Kingdom Of Heaven (Is Within You) [Tracks 1-9, 2-11].
LP session Recorded: Booked 9th & 10th Oct 1966 (started approx 2am 10th Oct) Sumet Sound Studio, 2652 Daniels Avenue, Dallas TX.
9th Oct: 4hrs recording, 6hrs editing and mixing:
Songs: Fire Engine [Tracks 1-6, 2-5, 2-12], Monkey Island [Tracks1-10, 2-3, 2-13 ], Roller Coaster [Tracks 1-2, 2-3, 2-13], Through The Rhythm [Tracks 1-7, 2-2, 2-15], Tried To Hide [Tracks 1-11, 2-7, 2-16], You Don't Know (How Young You Are) [Tracks 1-8, 2-1].
10th Oct, 5hrs recording Don't Fall Down [Tracks 1-5, 2-10], 4 hours mixing and editing.
Editing & remixing mono mix: 11th Oct 1966, Rhodes Recording Service, Dallas, TX.
LP session. Recorded 11th October 1966, Jones Studio, Houston TX.
Songs: Don't Fall Down [Tracks 1-5, 2-10].