The Alan Parsons Project ‎– Tales Of Mystery And Imagination - Edgar Allan Poe

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Mercury ‎– 832 820-1
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Gatefold
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A1 A Dream Within A Dream (Instrumental)
Backing Vocals – David PatonBass Guitar – Joe PuertaDrums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Eric WoolfsonKeyboards, Recorder – Billy LyallNarrator – Orson WellesWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
4:12
A2 The Raven
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass Guitar – Joe PuertaChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Burleigh DrummondDrums [Additional] – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – David PackElectric Guitar [New Solo] – Ian BairnsonEngineer [Assistant] – Tom TrefethenKeyboards – Christopher NorthKeyboards, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Leonard WhitingLead Vocals [Emi Vocoder] – Alan ParsonsWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
3:55
A3 The Tell-Tale Heart
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass Guitar – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums, Timpani, Cymbal [Backwards] – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Billy Lyall, Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Arthur BrownMellotron [Projectron], Synthesizer [New] – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Jack HarrisWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
4:38
A4 The Cask Of Amontillado
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass Guitar – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – Ian BairnsonHarpsichord, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – John MilesPiano – Billy LyallSynthesizer [New] – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Terry SylvesterWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
4:32
A5 (The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether
Bass Guitar – David PatonDrums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards [Additional] – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals, Electric Guitar – John MilesOrgan [New Cathedral], Noises [Crowd], Effects [Abbey Road Libary] – Alan ParsonsPiano – Billy LyallVocals [Additional] – Jack HarrisWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
4:21
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (Instrumental)
B1a Prelude
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass Guitar – Les HurdleEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinNarrator – Orson WellesWritten-By – Parsons*, Powell*, Woolfson*
7:02
B1b Arrival
Bass Guitar – David PatonDrums, Percussion – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards [Loop] – Andrew Powell, Eric WoolfsonMellotron [Projectron], Effects [Thunder & Storm] – Alan ParsonsOrgan – Eric Woolfson, Francis MonkmanWritten-By – Parsons*, Powell*, Woolfson*
2:39
B1c Intermezzo
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinWritten-By – Parsons*, Powell*, Woolfson*
1:00
B1d Pavane
Acoustic Guitar – Kevin Peek, Laurence JuberCimbalom, Kantele – John LeachDouble Bass [String Bass] – Darryl Runswick*Drums – Stuart ToshHarp – David Snell (2)Harpsichord – Francis MonkmanMandolin – Hugo D'AltonOrgan – Andrew PowellSynthesizer [New] – Eric WoolfsonWritten-By – Parsons*, Powell*, Woolfson*
4:30
B1e Fall
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Eric WoolfsonEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinMellotron [Projectron] – Alan ParsonsWritten-By – Parsons*, Powell*, Woolfson*
0:51
B2 To One In Paradise
Backing Vocals – Jane PowellBass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – David PatonChoir – Westminster City School Boys Choir*Drums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Glockenspiel – Billy LyallLead Vocals – Terry SylvesterNarrator – Leonard WhitingVocals [Additional] – Alan Parsons, Eric WoolfsonWritten-By – Parsons*, Woolfson*
4:46

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Comes in Gatefold cover with 6-page lp-sized booklet attached inside.
Booklet states: "For best results this album should be heard on compact disc"

Tracks A1, A3 & B2: recorded at Abbey Road, August 1975.
Tracks A2: recorded at Abbey Road, April 1975.
Tracks A4 & A5: recorded at Abbey Road, September 1975.
Tracks B1a, B1c & B1e: recorded at Kingsway Hall, London on October 10, 1975.
Tracks B1b & B1d: recorded at Abbey Road in August and September 1975.
Original version released in 1976.

℗ & © 1976 PolyGram Records Inc.
Sound recording made by PolyGram Records Inc. First published 1976 in U.S.A.
Manufactured and marketed in Australasia by PolyGram Records under exclusive licence.

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