Mankind (3) ‎– Dr Who

Motor Records (2) ‎– MTR 001/12
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Blue

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A Dr. Who
Arranged By – Don GallacherWritten-By – Ron Grainer
B Time Traveller
Written-By – Mark Stevens

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Blue Vinyl (by Sound Manufacturing, High Wycombe, England)
Recorded at Majestic Studios, London, England.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PIN 71-12 Mankind (3) Dr. Who(12", Ltd, Single, Sil) Pinnacle Records, Firebird, Motor Records (2) PIN 71-12 UK 1978 Sell This Version
PIN 71-12, PIN71 Mankind (3) Dr. Who(12", Blu) Pinnacle Records, Pinnacle Records PIN 71-12, PIN71 UK 1978 Sell This Version
RTS 702 Mankind (3) Dr. Who(7", Single) RTC RTS 702 New Zealand 1978 Sell This Version
DBR 10257 Mankind (3) Dr. Who(7", Single) Derby DBR 10257 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
PIN 71 Mankind (3) Dr. Who(7", Single) Pinnacle Records PIN 71 UK 1978 Sell This Version


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March 14, 2012
Sounds a bit like Duran Duran crossed with Kraftwerk [with lush vocoders]


March 21, 2006
edited over 10 years ago

Released on cobalt blue vinyl when Tom Baker the Fourth Doctor was at his peak, this funky D.I.S.C.O re-working of the Ron Grainer theme would even make a Sontaran get down on the dancefloor. A vocodered vocal describes the character of the Doctor amid nice delays, bouncy bass and chirpy synths.

The B-side entitled Time Traveller is of no relation whatsoever and in my opinion is a waste of space. It would have better to have a Dub or Remix of the A-side.