The Alan Parsons Project ‎– Tales Of Mystery And Imagination

20th Century Records ‎– T-508
Vinyl, LP, Album, Santa Maria Pressing


A1 A Dream Within A Dream 3:42
A2 The Raven 3:58
A3 The Tell-Tale Heart 4:35
A4 The Cask Of Amontillado 4:29
A5 (The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether 4:12
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (Instrumental) (15:13)
B1.1 Prelude
B1.2 Arrival
B1.3 Intermezzo
B1.4 Pavane
B1.5 Fall
B2 To One In Paradise 4:21

Companies, etc.



Gatefold LP with 8 illustrated pages of Edgar Allan Poe poems and two protective slip sheets bound inside. Inner sleeve pale blue "20th Century Records" imprint.

David Paton, Stuart Tosh, Ian Bairnson and Billy Lyall appear by courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Arthur Brown appears by courtesy of Gull Records Ltd.
John Miles and Jack Harris appear by courtesy of Decca Records Ltd.
Terry Sylvester appears by courtesy of Epic Records

Pressing Plant Variation to The Alan Parsons Project - Tales Of Mystery And Imagination: Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): M-508-AS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): M-508-BS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched (Variant 1)): M-508-AS 1A SX E 1S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched (Variant 1)): M 508-BS 1D SX C 1S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A & B Stamped (Variant 1)): TML-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched (TML-S Stamped) (Variant 2)): S M 508 AS∙1D TML-S A 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched (TML-M Stamped) (Variant 2)): 1 S M-508-AS 1C TML-M A 7
  • Rights Society: BMI