Al Di Meola ‎– Land Of The Midnight Sun

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CBS ‎– CBS 81220, CBS ‎– 81220, CBS ‎– PC 34074
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A1 The Wizard
Bass Guitar – Anthony JacksonDrums – Steve GaddGuitar, Twelve-String Guitar – Al Di MeolaWritten-By, Percussion, Keyboards – Mingo Lewis
6:46
A2 Land Of The Midnight Sun
Bass Guitar – Anthony JacksonDrums – Lenny WhiteElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Barry MilesPercussion – Mingo LewisWritten-By, Electric Guitar – Al Di Meola
9:14
A3 Sarabande From Violin Sonata In B Minor
Acoustic Guitar – Al Di MeolaWritten-By – J. S. Bach*
1:20
A4 Love Theme From "Pictures Of The Sea"
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Stanley ClarkePercussion – Mingo LewisVocals – Patty BuyukasWritten-By, Synthesizer, Chimes, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar [Acoustic] – Al Di Meola
2:24
Suite - Golden Dawn
Bass Guitar – Jaco PastoriusDrums – Alphonse MouzonElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Barry MilesPercussion – Mingo LewisWritten-By, Electric Guitar – Al Di Meola
(9:47)
B1a Morning Fire 1:15
B1b Calmer Of The Tempests 1:11
B1c From Ocean To The Clouds 8:38
B2 Short Tales Of The Black Forest
Gong, Acoustic Guitar – Al Di MeolaWritten-By, Piano [Acoustic], Marimba – Chick Corea
5:39

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There is a similar reissue version with LC-code and 54 (encircled) on back sleeve.
Track A2 is dedicated to Chick Corea

Recorded at Electric Lady Recording Studios, New York,
except track A4, recorded at Different Fur Trading Co. in San Francisco
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York
Produced for Noonzio Productions, Inc. in coordination with Forever Unlimited Productions

℗ 1976 CBS Inc. / © 1976 CBS Inc.
Shorepak by Shorewood Packaging
Printed in Holland (sleeve) / Made in Holland (labels)

Catalog numbers:
> CBS 81220: Spine & labels
> 81220: Front cover
> (PC 34074): Labels

Publishing:
> Track A1: Mingo Lewis Music
> Track B2: Litha Music Co.
> Remaining tracks: Dimeola Music Company
> (No publisher mentioned on track A3)

Chick Corea appears through the courtesy of Polydor Incorporated
Lenny White appears through the courtesy of Nemporer Records
Alphonse Mouzon appears through the courtesy of Blue Note Records
Barry Miles appears through the courtesy of London Records, Inc.
Jaco Pastorius appears through the courtesy of Epic Records
Stanley Clarke appears through the courtesy of Nemporer Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM / STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): CBS 81220-1 AL 34074
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): CBS 81220-2 BL 34074
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etched Side A): 81220-A Ⓗ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etched Side B): 81220-B Ⓗ

Other Versions (5 of 38) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PC 34074 Al Di Meola Land Of The Midnight Sun(LP, Album, RE) Columbia PC 34074 US Unknown Sell This Version
468214 2 Al Di Meola Land Of The Midnight Sun(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Columbia 468214 2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
CK 34074 Al Di Meola Land Of The Midnight Sun(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CK 34074 US 1987 Sell This Version
81220 Al Di Meola Land Of The Midnight Sun(LP, Album, Promo, W/Lbl) CBS 81220 UK 1976 Sell This Version
none Al Di Meola Land Of The Midnight Sun(LP, Album, TP) Columbia none US 1976 Sell This Version

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blind_squirrel

October 26, 2016

So he was 21/22 when this came out. He looks 35 on that back cover pic.