MC5 ‎– Back In The USA

Atlantic ‎– SD8247, Atlantic ‎– SD 8247
Vinyl, LP, Album, DCW

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Tutti-Frutti
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne KramerWritten-By – Dorothy LaVostrie*, Joe Lubin, Richard Penniman
A2 Tonight 2:32
A3 Teenage Lust
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne Kramer
A4 Let Me Try 4:12
A5 Looking At You
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne Kramer
B1 High School 2:39
B2 Call Me Animal 2:03
B3 The American Ruse
Guitar [Solo] – Fred Smith
B4 Shakin' Street
Lead Vocals – Fred Smith
B5 The Human Being Lawnmower 2:22
B6 Back In The USA
Vocals [1st & 3rd Chorus] – Wayne KramerVocals [2nd Chorus] – Fred SmithWritten-By – Chuck Berry

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Label and pressing variation, with '1841 Broadway, New York, N.Y.' address in label rim text. 'DCW' suffix in label matrix numbers and '2' in runout etchings indicating pressed by MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville.

Mastering credits indicated by runout etchings.

Released in heavy cardboard sleeve.

© 1970 Atlantic Recording Corporation
Manufactured by Atlantic Recording Corp.
Made in the U.S.A.

Recorded At GM Studios, East Detroit, Michigan.
All tracks published by published by Motor City-Cotillion, except A1 published by Venice, A5 published by Total Energy Music & B6 published by Arc Music.

Duration on label for B6: 2:25

On side A the "AST-17696A1-3-2"-part has been crossed out of the runout groove etchings

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One, Label): ST-A-691719DCW
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two, Label): ST-A-691720DCW
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One, Runout): ST-A-691719-G D x Γ∑ A̶S̶T̶-̶1̶7̶6̶9̶6̶A̶1̶-̶3̶-̶2̶ AT 2 II GM East Det Milan
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two, Runout): ST∙A-691720-A 2 I Γ∑ I+I BI STEREO GM East Det D Milan
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 46) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 8247, SD8247 MC5 Back In The USA(LP, Album, PR) Atlantic, Atlantic SD 8247, SD8247 US 1970 Sell This Version
SAL-933,720 MC5 Back In The USA(LP, Album) Atlantic SAL-933,720 Australia 1970 Sell This Version
ATL 50 346 MC5 Back In The USA(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic ATL 50 346 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
FL-1922 MC5 Back In The USA(LP, Album, Unofficial) First Record FL-1922 Taiwan 1970 Sell This Version
R4 71033 MC5 Back In The USA(Cass, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Entertainment Company R4 71033 US 1992 Sell This Version



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September 23, 2017
The bass is almost non-existent. Is this the case for every pressing, I wonder?