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John MayallBack To The Roots

Label:Polydor – 25-3002
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Philips Press
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock, Blues
Style:

Tracklist

A1Prisons On The Road
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsPaul Lagos
Lead GuitarEric Clapton
Piano, VocalsJohn Mayall
4:16
A2My Children
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarHarvey Mandel
Organ, VocalsJohn Mayall
Tenor Saxophone, Bass FluteJohnny Almond
5:08
A3Accidental Suicide
BassLarry Taylor
Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, VocalsJohn Mayall
6:15
A4Groupie Girl
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
GuitarHarvey Mandel
Piano, VocalsJohn Mayall
Tenor SaxophoneJohnny Almond
3:52
A5Blue Fox
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsPaul Lagos
GuitarJerry McGee
HarmonicaJohn Mayall
3:41
B1Home Again
BassLarry Taylor
GuitarEric Clapton
Piano, Harmonica, VocalsJohn Mayall
4:55
B2Television Eye
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarHarvey Mandel
Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, VocalsJohn Mayall
Tenor SaxophoneJohnny Almond
7:31
B3Marriage Madness
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarMick Taylor
Organ, VocalsJohn Mayall
Tenor Saxophone, Alto SaxophoneJohnny Almond
3:34
B4Looking At Tomorrow
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsPaul Lagos
Lead GuitarEric Clapton
Piano, Rhythm Guitar, VocalsJohn Mayall
6:53
C1Dream With Me
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
FluteJohnny Almond
GuitarHarvey Mandel
Guitar, VocalsJohn Mayall
5:19
C2Full Speed Ahead
DrumsKeef Hartley
GuitarMick Taylor
Harmonica, VocalsJohn Mayall
5:20
C3Mr. Censor Man
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarMick Taylor
Piano, VocalsJohn Mayall
Tenor SaxophoneJohnny Almond
4:42
C4Force Of Nature
BassLarry Taylor
Lead GuitarEric Clapton, Harvey Mandel
Slide GuitarMick Taylor
Tambourine, Drums, VocalsJohn Mayall
6:32
C5Boogie Albert
PianoJohn Mayall
2:16
D1Goodbye December
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarEric Clapton
Rhythm GuitarHarvey Mandel
Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, VocalsJohn Mayall
5:23
D2Unanswered Questions
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsKeef Hartley
Lead GuitarHarvey Mandel
Organ, VocalsJohn Mayall
4:40
D3Devil's Tricks
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsPaul Lagos
Piano, VocalsJohn Mayall
7:45
D4Travelling
BassLarry Taylor
DrumsPaul Lagos
FluteJohnny Almond
Slide Guitar, VocalsJohn Mayall
4:38
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Credits

Notes

Gatefold cover.
Includes a 24-page, full-size booklet with info about artists and lyrics.

Recorded at Larrabee Studios, Los Angeles, California & IBC Studios, London, England between November 15 & 25, 1970.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): POLP 80179
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): POLP 80180
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): POLP 80181
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): POLP 80182
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, etched [exc. STERLING, stamped]): POLP-80179-1G-1-1 STERLING P.R. ~
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, etched [exc. STERLING, stamped]): POLP-80180-1G-1-1 D STERLING P.R. ~
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C, etched [exc. STERLING, stamped]): POLP-80181-1G-1-1 P.R. ~ STERLING RL / LH
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D, etched [exc. STERLING, stamped]): POLP-80182-1G-1-1STERLING RL / LH P.R. ~

Other Versions (5 of 41)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Back To The Roots (2×LP, Album, Gatefold)Polydor, Polydor, Polydor2675 011, 2488 011, 2488 012Germany1971
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Back To The Roots (2×LP, Album, Gatefold)Polydor2675-010Canada1971
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Back To The Roots (2×LP, Stereo, Gatefold)Polydor2657 005UK1971
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Back To The Roots (2×LP, Gatefold)Polydor26 75 011UK1971
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Back To The Roots (2×LP, Gatefold)Polydor24 25 081/82Spain1971

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  • BruceHallman's avatar
    BruceHallman
    A3 Accidental Suicide has a remarkably bold message about Jimi Hendrix's death, followed by a breath taking 3x guitar/violin passage.

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