Rick Wakeman ‎– The Six Wives Of Henry VIII

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1 Catherine Of Aragon
Bass – Chris Squire, Les HurdleDrums – Bill BrufordEngineer – Ken Scott, Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Guitar – Mike Egan, Steve HoweMixed By – Ken ScottPercussion – Ray CooperVocals – Barry St. John, Judy Powell*, Liza Strike
3:41
2 Anne Of Cleves
Bass – Dave Winter*Drums – Alan WhiteEngineer – Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Guitar – Mike EganMixed By – Paul TregurthaPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
7:50
3 Catherine Howard
Banjo [Electric] – Dave CousinsBass – Chas CronkDrums – Barry De SouzaEngineer – Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Guitar – Dave Lambert (4)Mixed By – Paul TregurthaPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
6:35
4 Jane Seymour
Drums – Alan WhiteEngineer – Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Mixed By – Paul Tregurtha
4:44
5 Anne Boylen 'The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended'
Bass – Les HurdleDrums – Bill BrufordEngineer – Ken Scott, Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Guitar – Mike EganMixed By – Dave HershallPercussion – Ray CooperVocals – Laura Lee, Liza Strike, Sylvia McNeill
6:30
6 Catherine Parr
Bass – Dave Winter*Drums – Alan WhiteEngineer – Paul TregurthaEngineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan*Guitar – Mike EganMixed By – Paul TregurthaPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
7:03

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Instruments:
Custom built Hammond C-3 Organ, RMI Electric Piano & Harpsichord, 2 x Mini-Moog Synthesizer, Mellotron 400-D (Brass/Strings/Flutes), Mellotron 400-D (Vocals/Sound Effects/Vibes), Steinway 9’ Grand Piano, Frequency Counter, Custom Mixer.

In addition to the above instruments a Thomas Goff Harpsichord and ARP Synthesizer were used. All sounds put through two Stereo Leslies, Fender Duel Showman Amp & two JBL Cabinets. Also used a custom built Oscillator, Fuzz & Wahwah Pedal and Binson Echo Unit, Keyboards & Amplification set up by: John Cleary, Michael Tait, Philip Hepple, Claude Johnson Taylor. The organ on ‘Jane Seymour’ was recorded at St. Giles, Cripplegate.

‘Catherine Of Aragon’ was engineered and mixed at Trident Studios, London. ‘Anne Boylen’ was engineered at Morgan Studios, London, and mixed at Trident Studios. All the remaining tracks were engineered and mixed at Morgan Studios.
All titles written and arranged by Rick Wakeman, except for the Hymn at the end of ‘Anne Boylen’ which is 'The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended' (E.J. Hopkins, arr. Rick Wakeman).

Recorded between February and October, 1972. All songs published by Rondor Music.

This album is based around my interpretations of the musical characteristics of the wives of Henry VIII. Although the style may not always be in keeping with their individual history, it is my personal conception of their characters in relations to keyboard instruments. - Rick.

(P) 1973.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 075026985921
  • Matrix / Runout: #941101N CD-69859 L381 MFG BY CINRAM
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Mastering SID Code: L381
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6000
  • Other (Price code): M

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64361 UK 1973 Sell This Version
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII(LP, Album, RE) A&M Records AMLH 64361 Israel Unknown Sell This Version
AML-173 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records AML-173 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records AMLH 64361 South Africa 1973 Sell This Version
D32Y3115 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII(CD, Album) A&M Records D32Y3115 Japan 1986 Sell This Version

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