Don Ellis ‎– Tears Of Joy

CBS ‎– S 67216
2 × Vinyl, LP, Gatefold


A1 Tears Of Joy 2:56
A2 5/4 Getaway 7:47
A3 Bulgarian Bulge 4:48
A4 Get It Together 5:07
B1 Quiet Longing 3:43
B2 Blues In Elf 6:36
B3 Loss 8:23
C1 How's This For Openers? 8:35
C2 Samba Bajada 11:30
D1 Strawberry Soup 17:31
D2 Euphoric Acid 4:23

Companies, etc.



Initial copies had a silver sticker on front: CBS★SUPER★STAR★SERIE

Recorded May 20-23, 1971 at Basin Street West in San Francisco.

Band includes a woodwind quartet (Fred Selden, Lonnie Shetter, Sam Falzone & Jon Clarke) and a string quartet (Alfredo Ebat, Earle Corry, Ellen Smith & Christine Ermacoff)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): S 67216-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): S 67216-B S67216.B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, etched): S 67216-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, etched): S.67216-D
  • Matrix / Runout (on label Side A): S 67216-1
  • Matrix / Runout (on label Side B): S 67216-2
  • Matrix / Runout (on label Side C): S 67216-3
  • Matrix / Runout (on label Side D): S 67216-4
  • Other (in brackets on labels Side A/B): S 64453 G 30927
  • Other (in brackets on labels Side C/D): S 64454 G 30927
  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
G 30927, C 30928, C 30929 Don Ellis Tears Of Joy(2xLP, Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia G 30927, C 30928, C 30929 US 1971 Sell This Version
WOU 927 Don Ellis Tears Of Joy(2xCD) Wounded Bird Records WOU 927 US 2005 Sell This Version
SOPL 145, SOPL 146 Don Ellis Tears Of Joy(2xLP, Album) CBS/Sony, CBS/Sony SOPL 145, SOPL 146 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
36AP 1481〜2 Don Ellis Tears Of Joy(2xLP, Album, RE) Columbia 36AP 1481〜2 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
GQ 30927 Don Ellis Tears Of Joy(2xLP, Album, Quad, Gat) Columbia GQ 30927 US 1972 Sell This Version



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March 26, 2016
Was the sticker on the cover or on the shrink? My copy is this exact reference but doesn't have one :(