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- Art Direction – Frank Gauna
- Bass – Buster Williams
- Bass Clarinet – Jerome Richardson, Romeo Penque (tracks: B1, B3)
- Bass Trombone – Jack Jeffers (tracks: B1, B3), Tony Studd
- Drums – Albert "Tootie" Heath*
- Flugelhorn – Johnny Coles
- Flute – Hubert Laws, Jerome Richardson (tracks: B1, B3)
- Liner Notes – Herb Wong
- Piano, Electric Piano – Herbie Hancock
- Producer – Duke Pearson
- Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder
- Tenor Saxophone, Flute [Alto] – Joe Henderson
- Trombone – Garnett Brown
The 2nd pressing uses a new, darker blue on white and changes the layout of text on the label, including the fonts, and opens with the artist's name first, then follows with the title between quotation marks [see and compare images].
At bottom of back cover: © Liberty/UA, Inc. • Los Angeles, Calif. [see images].
Joe Henderson performs by courtesy of Milestone Records.
Recorded on April 18, 1969 (tracks A2, B2) on April 21, 1969 (track A1) and on April 23, 1969 (tracks B1, B3).
℗ Hancock Music (A1, A2, B2, B3), Unart Music Corporation (B1).
Reissued in 1973.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (stamped in the run-out groove of both sides): VAN GELDER
- Other: RIAA
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side 1, etched): BNST-84321-A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side 2, etched): BNST-84321-B
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|BST 84321||Herbie Hancock||The Prisoner (LP, Album)||Blue Note||BST 84321||US||1969||Sell This Version|
|CDP 7 46845 2||Herbie Hancock||The Prisoner (CD, Album, RE)||Blue Note||CDP 7 46845 2||US||1987||Sell This Version|
|CDP 7 46845 2, CDP 0777 7 46845 2 1||Herbie Hancock||The Prisoner (CD, Album, RE, RP)||Blue Note, Blue Note||CDP 7 46845 2, CDP 0777 7 46845 2 1||US||1995||Sell This Version|
|BNLP 12163, BNLP12163||Herbie Hancock||The Prisoner (LP, Album)||Blue Note, Blue Note||BNLP 12163, BNLP12163||Brazil||1976||Sell This Version|
|TOCJ-7080||Herbie Hancock||The Prisoner (CD, Album, RM)||Blue Note||TOCJ-7080||Japan||2008||Sell This Version|