Engineer [Contributing Engineers] – Babe Hill, Cheech D'Amico, Frank Lisciandro, Fritz Richmond, John Weaver, Paul Black, Paul Ferrara , Ron Garrett
Engineer [Doors Songs Recorded Prior To 1971 ("The Wasp" & "Riders On The Storm") Engineered By] – Bruce Botnick
Engineer [Doors Songs Recorded Prior To 1971 Engineered By] – Bruce Botnick
Illustration [Drawings By] – Jim Morrison
Lacquer Cut By [Lacquering] – Capitol Records, Ken Perry
Lyrics By [Poems, Lyrics], Written-By [Stories] – James Douglas Morrison
Music By – The Doors
Other [Special Thanks] – Bub Brown, Chuck Churella, Debra Densmore, John Lipke, Paul Davis, Tim McIntire
Other [This Album Was Made With The Invaluable Support And Contributions Of] – Corky Courson
Performer [The Doors], Drums – John Densmore
Performer [The Doors], Guitar – Robby Krieger
Performer [The Doors], Keyboards – Ray Manzarek
Performer [The Doors], Vocals, Voice [Spoken Words] – Jim Morrison
Photography By [Back Cover] – Joel Brodsky
Photography By [Front Cover] – Edmond Teske
Photography By [Inside Back Cover] – Art Kane
Photography By [Inside Front Cover] – Paul Ferrara
Producer [Doors Songs Recorded Prior To 1971 ("The Wasp" & "Riders On The Storm") Produced By] – Bruce Botnick, The Doors
Producer [Doors Songs Recorded Prior To 1971 Produced By] – Paul A. Rothchild
Producer [Produced By], Directed By – Frank Lisciandro, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger
Producer [Produced By], Engineer [Engineered By] – John Haeny
Sound Designer [Sound Restoration By] – Bob Ingebretsen, Soundstream, Inc., Dr. Thomas Stockham
Record Store Day / Black Friday release, 40th Anniversary Edition. 180-gram Red Vinyl, includes 8-page libretto and 11.5 x 11.5 lithograph.
According to the promotional sticker this is a limited pressing of 7000. Numbering stamped on upper left of reverse side of jacket.
Numbers following the MPO logo in runouts vary and are probably too numerous to enter as separate variants.- Dolby Systems - This release has no barcode - Gray-Beige cassette shell with black text and (" Q ") under Electra logo - Sides are labelled PROGRAM 1 and PROGRAM 2 - Bilingual (English / French) company credits on J-CardSleeve manufactured in Germany, LP manufactured in the UK.
[Labels:] Publisher credits: Rondor Music (London) Ltd. ℗ 1978 Elektra Records Manufactured in the UK
——— Released around 1981/82, crossover release. Gatefold sleeve, 8-page 12×12" booklet with poems, drawings, photos and additional credits. Tracklists on centre labels, on back cover, and on booklet front page are structured differently respectively. Original track titles of Doors songs recorded prior to 1971 uncredited, except B2 (live version) and B5.2.
This version: • Red labels • No barcode • Catalogue # “ELK 52 111 (5E-502)” on back cover, spine and booklet back page • Catalogue # “K 52111 (5E-502)” on labelsPRC = PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN
Green butterfly Elekra label on discOriginally released in 1978.
Poems, lyrics & stories by James Douglas Morrison. Produced & engineered by John Haeny. Produced & directed by John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek with Frank Lisciandro. Assistant engineer Paul Black. Mixed at Cherokee Studios, LA. New music recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders. Sound restoration by Soundstream Inc., Dr. Thomas Stockham, Bob Ingebretsen. Bonus tracks (21-23) recorded & mixed at Ocean Way Recording, Post Logic. Mastering by Bernie Grundman. Remastered by Paul A. Rothchild & Bruce Botnick.
Made in Germany
Track 23 has a short hidden track beginning from 4:41; Morrison reciting a poem.
Packaged in a jewel case with 12-page booklet.
This release has the code WE 833 on back cover. A similar version with different code EW 851 also exist.Gatefold Sleeve containing 2 photos of Jim Morrison & an 8-page book with lyrics.
Mixed at Cherokee Studios, L.A. New music recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders. Sound restoration by Soundstream Inc.
Special thanks: Tim McIntire, Bub, Brown, Debra Densmore, Chuck Churella, John Lipke, Paul Davis.
This album was made with the invaluable support & contributions of Corky Courson.
4-pages inner sleeve in japanese/english. Made by Warner-Pioneer Corporation,Japan.Unofficial Bulgarian cassette version.Different front cover! Tracks are listed sequentially, regardless of sides. Released on regular tape with simple full colour cover and tracklisting on back / flap. The actual track positioning can vary depending on the length of tape used for the dubbing process.
Label Code (Sleeve only): LC 0192
Price Code (Germany, circled): U
Price Code (France): WE 361
Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): K 52111 A
Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): K 52111 B
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A etched (STRAWBERRY stamped]): K - 52111 - A1 W-5 STRAWBERRY
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B etched (STRAWBERRY stamped]): K + 52111 + B2 STRAWBERRY W4