America (2) ‎– Heritage II: Demos/Alternate Takes 1971-1976

Label:

Omnivore Recordings ‎– OVLP-370

Format:

Vinyl, LP, Compilation 

Country:

 

Released:

29 Aug 2020

Genre:

Rock

Style:

Folk Rock, Soft Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Cornwall Blank (Demo #2)

Acoustic Guitar – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBacking Vocals – Dan Peek, Gerry BeckleyBass – Joe Osborne*Drums – Hal BlaineElectric Guitar – Dan PeekLead Vocals – Dewey BunnellProducer – America (2)Written-By – Dewey Bunnell

4:13
A2 Jameroony (Acoustic Guitar Jam)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyProducer – America (2)Written-By – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckely*

12:44
A3 Mandy (Demo)

Producer – Gerry BeckleyVocals, Piano, Synthesizer [ARP 2600] – Gerry BeckleyWritten-By – Gerry Beckley

4:58
B1 What Does It Matter (Demo)

Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Piano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – Gerry BeckleyWritten-By – Gerry Beckley

2:49
B2 You (Vocal/Strings Excerpt)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBacking Vocals – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBass – Dan PeekDrums – Willie LeacoxEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Dan PeekPiano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinWritten-By – Dan Peek

1:54
B3 Mad Dog (Demo/Track Mix With Backing Vocals)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey BunnellBacking Vocals – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBass – Dan PeekDrums – Willie LeacoxEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Gerry BeckleyPiano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinWritten-By – Gerry Beckley

3:01
B4 Simple Life (Alternate Mix)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey BunnellBacking Vocals – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBass – David DickeyDrums – Willie LeacoxElectric Guitar – Dan PeekEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Dan PeekPiano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinWritten-By – Dan Peek

2:19
B5 Lovely Night (Demo)

Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Piano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – Gerry BeckleyWritten-By – Gerry Beckley

2:40
B6 Today's The Day (Alternate Mix)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey BunnellBacking Vocals – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBass – David DickeyDrums – Willie LeacoxElectric Guitar – Dan PeekEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Dan PeekPiano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinWritten-By – Dan Peek

3:31
B7 Amber Cascades (Alternate Mix/Take 3)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey BunnellBass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Dewey BunnellPiano – Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinWritten-By – Dewey Bunnell

3:13
B8 Letter (Alternate Mix)

Acoustic Guitar – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry BeckleyBacking Vocals – Dan Peek, Gerry BeckleyBass – David DickeyDrums – Willie LeacoxEngineer – Geoff EmerickLead Vocals – Dewey BunnellPiano – George Martin, Gerry BeckleyProducer – George MartinSitar [Electric] – Dan PeekWritten-By – Dewey Bunnell

3:03

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Omnivore Recordings
  • Licensed From – Warner Records Inc.
  • Produced For – Omnivore Recordings
  • Manufactured By – Omnivore Recordings
  • Marketed By – Omnivore Recordings
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
  • Recorded At – Trident Studios
  • Recorded At – Buzz Studios, King's Road, Los Angeles
  • Recorded At – Air Studios
  • Recorded At – Caribou Ranch
  • Mastered At – Coast Mastering

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Greg Allen (7)
  • Band [America Is] – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley
  • Booking – William Morris Endeavor (WME) Agency* 
  • Legal [Licensing] – Glenn Schwartz (2)
  • Liner Notes – Gerry Beckley
  • Management [Representation] – Jim Morey, Kyle Whitney
  • Mastered By – Michael Romanowski
  • Other [Project Assistance] – Audrey Bilger, Cheryl Pawelski, Dutch Cramblitt, Lee Lodyga 
  • Photography By – Henry Diltz
  • Producer [For This Release] – Brad Rosenberger, Jeff Larson
  • Transferred By, Edited By, Compiled By – Jeff Larson

Notes

Eleven previously unissued demos and alternate tracks from 1971-1976, including the long-rumoured 13 minute acoustic jam “Jameroony”.
Liner notes by the band’s Gerry Beckley.

Record Store Day 'First' limited to 1,700 copies

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Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 16651 01820 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 816651018208

America ‎– Heritage II: Demos/Alternate Takes 1971-1976

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