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Paul SimonGraceland

Label:Warner Bros. Records – 925 447-1, Warner Bros. Records – WX 52
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Pop Rock

Tracklist

A1The Boy In The Bubble
AccordionForere Motloheloa
Acoustic Guitar, Backing VocalsPaul Simon
Bass, Fretless BassBaghiti Khumalo*
DrumsVusi Khumalo
Guitar SynthesizerAdrian Belew
PercussionMakhaya Mahlangu
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
Words ByPaul Simon
3:59
A2Graceland
Backing VocalsPaul Simon
Bass, Fretless BassBaghiti Khumalo*
DrumsVusi Khumalo
Pedal Steel GuitarDemola Adepoju
PercussionMakhaya Mahlangu
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
4:48
A3I Know What I Know
Synthesizer [Synclavier]Paul Simon
Words ByPaul Simon
3:13
A4Gumboots
AccordionJonhjon Mkhalali*
Backing VocalsDiane Garisto, Michele Cobbs*, Paul Simon
DrumsPetrus Manile
Featuring [With]The Boyoyo Boys
Lead Guitar, Rhythm GuitarDaniel Xilakazi
PercussionRalph McDonald*
Synthesizer [Synclavier]Paul Simon
TambourineLulu Masilela
Words ByPaul Simon
2:42
A5Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
Alto SaxophoneAlex Foster
Bass, Fretless BassBaghiti Khumalo*
DrumsIsaac Mtshali
Tenor SaxophoneLeonard Pickett*
TrumpetEarl Gardner
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
Written-By [Beginning]Joseph Shabalala, Paul Simon
5:34
B1You Can Call Me Al
6-String Bass, Backing VocalsPaul Simon
Arranged By [Co-arranged By]Paul Simon, Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*
Baritone Saxophone, Bass SaxophoneRonald E. Cuber*
Bass, Fretless BassBaghiti Khumalo*
DrumsIsaac Mtshali
Guitar SynthesizerAdrian Belew
PercussionRalph McDonald*
Soloist, Tin Whistle [Pennywhistle Solo]Morris Goldberg
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
4:39
B2Under African Skies
Arranged By [Co-arranged By]Paul Simon, Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*
Bass, Fretless BassBaghiti Khumalo*
DrumsIsaac Mtshali
PercussionRalph McDonald*
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
3:34
B3Homeless
Featuring [With]Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Lead Vocals [Lead Singer]Joseph Shabalala
Words By, Music ByJoseph Shabalala, Paul Simon
3:45
B4Crazy Love, Vol. II
Arranged By [Co-arranged By]Paul Simon, Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*
Backing VocalsPaul Simon
BassLloyd Lelose
DrumsIsaac Mtshali
Featuring [With]Stimela
Guitar SynthesizerAdrian Belew
Soprano SaxophoneMorris Goldberg
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
4:17
B5That Was Your Mother
SaxophoneJohnny Hoyt
WashboardDavid Rubin
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
2:51
B6All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints
BassConrad Lozano
DrumsLouie Perez
Drums [Additional]Steve Gadd
Featuring [With]Los Lobos
GuitarCesar Rosas
Guitar, AccordionDavid Hidalgo
PercussionRalph McDonald*
SaxophoneSteve Berlin
Words By, Music ByPaul Simon
3:15
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Notes

Very similar to release Paul Simon - Graceland.
- they have the same embossed sleeve but slightly different labels
- e.g. side 1 has 3 lines of text between the tracks and the Catalogue Number at the bottom, but the other has 5 lines
- no WX 52 on label

Center labels:
Made in Germany

Back Cover:
Manufactured in Germany (bottom left)
'W' (Warner Communications logo) - debossed bottom right

Comes with a printed inner sleeve containing lyrics and credits.

℗ + © Paul Simon

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7599-25447-1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 075992544719
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Price Code (France): WE 391
  • Price Code:
  • Other (Debossed in back cover (bottom right)): 'W' (Warner Communications logo)
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: Runout A, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A2 △ 12646 2-3 13 125-147-A-RE2-SH1 STERLING-DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1: Runout B, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B3 GER STERLING DMM △ 12646-X 2-1 1-2 5447-B RE 1 - DMM SHH B-23621-Re1-SHH D
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: Runout A, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A3 4x GER △ 12646 2-4 11 12 5447-A-RE2-SH1 STERLING-DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2: Runout B, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B2x S" GER STERLING DMM △ 12646-X 2-2 1-2 5447-B RE 1 - DMM SHH 25B-23621-Re1-SHH
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3: Runout A, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A2 ̸G̸B̸ ̸T̸M̸ D △ 12646 2-3 1.2.5447-A-RE2-SH1 <T> B-23620-Re2-SH1 STERLING-DMM GER
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3: Runout B, stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B2 GER <T> STERLING DMM △ 12646-X 2-2 1-2 5447-B RE 1 - DMM SH4 B-23621-Re1-SH4 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4: Runout A stamped, etched): GB R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A2 1-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4: Runout B stamped, etched): GB R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B2 2-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5: Runout A stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A2 F D̷K̷ Δ12646 2-3 1•2 5447-A RE 2 - SH1 <T> B-23620-Re2-SH1 STERLING -DMM GER
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5: Runout B stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B2 GER <T> STERLING DMM Δ1246-X 2-2 1-25447-B• RE• 1-DMM SH 4 B-23621-Re1-SH4 D̷K̷ F
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6: Runout A stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-A2 30 △12646 2-3 12 5447-A RE 2 - SH1 <T> B-23620-Re2-SH1 STERLING DMM GER
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6: Runout B stamped, etched): R/S Alsdorf 925447-1-B2 GER <T> 39STERLING DMM △12646-X 2-2 1-2 5447-B RE 1-DMM SH 4 B-23621-Re1-SH4

Other Versions (5 of 262)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Graceland (LP, Album, Stereo, Embossed Sleeve)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records925 447-1, WX 52, WX52Europe1986
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Graceland (Cassette, Album, White Shell)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsWX 52 C, 925 447-4UK & Europe1986
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Graceland (LP, Album, Club Edition, Carrollton Pressing)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. RecordsW1-25447, 9 W1-25447US1986
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Graceland (CD, Album)Warner Bros. Records925 447-2Europe1986
Graceland (LP, Album, Stereo, Specialty Pressing, Embossed Sleeve)Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records9 25447-1, 1-25447US1986

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  • museumsteve's avatar
    museumsteve
    First time I've owned this. Great album and a lovely sounding clean pressing.
    • lewisfoulds's avatar
      lewisfoulds
      One of the best 80s pop albums. Especially the more African inspired second side. This pressing also sounds fantastic. I really love DMM.

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