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Production info for:
The Philosopher's Stone
(see Discography entry)


    Disk 1
  1. Really Don't Know
  2. Ordinary People
  3. Wonderful Remark
  4. Not Supposed to Break Down
  5. Laughing in the Wind
  6. Madame Joy
  7. Contemplation Rose
  8. Don't Worry About Tomorrow
  9. Try For Sleep
  10. Lover's Prayer
  11. Drumshanbo Hustle
  12. Twilight Zone
  13. Foggy Mountain Top
  14. Naked in the Jungle
  15. There There Child
    Disk 2
  1. The Street Only Knew Your Name
  2. John Henry
  3. Western Plain
  4. Joyous Sound
  5. I Have Finally Come To Realize
  6. Flamingoes Fly
  7. Stepping Out Queen Part II
  8. Bright Side of the Road
  9. Street Theory
  10. Real Real Gone
  11. Showbusiness
  12. For Mr. Thomas
  13. Crazy Jane on God
  14. Song of Being a Child
  15. High Spirits

Up Really Don't Know

Recorded in 1971 at Century Recording, NYC
Van Morrison: vocals
John Klingberg: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Gary Mallaber: drums
Jack Schroer: alto sax
Colin Titon: tenor sax

Up Ordinary People

Recorded in 1971 at Columbia Recording, San Francisco.
Van Morrison: vocals and electric guitar
Bill Church: bass guitar
Ronnie Montrose: lead guitar
Mark Naftalin: piano
Connie Kay: drums

Up Wonderful Remark

Recorded in 1973 at The Church, San Anselmo, CA in 1973.
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
Bill Church: bass guitar
Ronnie Montrose: guitar, backing vocals
Boots Houston: flute
Lee Charlton: drums

Up Not Supposed to Break Down

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums

Up Laughing in the Wind

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
John Platania: lead guitar
Jack Schroer / Jules Broussard: horns
Rick Schlosser: drums
Jackie De Shannon: backing vocals

Up Madame Joy

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
John Platania: lead guitar
Jack Schroer: sax
Jules Broussard: flute
Gary Mallaber: drums

Up Contemplation Rose

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums

Up Don't Worry About Tomorrow

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and harmonica
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums

Up Try For Sleep

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums
Bill Atwood: trumpet
John Platania: electric guitar

Up Lover's Prayer

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums

Up Drumshanbo Hustle

Recorded in 1973 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums
John Platania: guitar

Up Twilight Zone

Recorded in 1974 at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Holland
Van Morrison: vocals
Jerome Rimson: bass guitar
Pete Wingfield: piano
Peter Van Hooke: drums

Up Foggy Mountain Top

Recorded in 1974 at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Holland
Van Morrison: vocals and harmonica
Jerome Rimson: bass guitar
Pete Wingfield: piano
Peter Van Hooke: drums

Up Naked in the Jungle

Recorded in 1975 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and sax
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
John Allair: piano
Tony Day: drums

Up There There Child

Recorded in 1976 at Caledonia Studios, Fairfax, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Jeff Labes: piano
Dahoud Shaar: drums
John Platania: guitar

Up The Street Only Knew Your Name

Recorded in 1975 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and sax
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Tony Day: drums
Backing vocals include Judy Clay

Up John Henry

Recorded in 1977 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and harmonica
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Smith Dobson: piano
Tony Day: drums

Up Western Plain

Recorded in 1975 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and harmonica
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Smith Dobson: piano
Tony Day: drums

Up Joyous Sound

Recorded in 1975 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and sax
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Tony Day: drums
Backing vocals include Judy Clay

Up I Have Finally Come to Realize

Recorded in 1975 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and sax
John Blakey: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Tony Day: drums
Bernie Kraus: Moog synth

Up Flamingoes Fly

Recorded in 1974 at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Holland
Van Morrison: vocals
Jerome Rimson: bass guitar
Pete Wingfield: piano
Peter Van Hooke: drums

Up Stepping Out Queen Part 2

Recorded in 1979 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
Herbie Armstrong: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Peter Van Hooke: drums
Toni Marcus: violin

Up Bright Side of the Road

Recorded in 1979 at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Van Morrison: vocals and acoustic guitar
Herbie Armstrong: guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Mark Jordan: piano
Peter Van Hooke: drums
Toni Marcus: violin

Up Street Theory

Recorded in 1980 at Super Bear, France
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
John Allair: Hammond organ
Herbie Armstrong: guitar
Peter Van Hooke: drums
Mark Isham: trumpet
Pee Wee Ellis: sax
Mick Cox: lead guitar

Up Real Real Gone

Recorded in 1980 at Super Bear, France
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
John Allair: keyboards
Herbie Armstrong: guitars
Peter Van Hooke: drums
Mark Isham: trumpet / flugel horn
Pee Wee Ellis: sax
Mick Cox: lead guitar

Up Showbusiness

Recorded in 1982 at Townhouse, London
Van Morrison: vocals and guitar
David Hayes: bass guitar
Chris Michie: guitar
Peter Van Hooke: drums
Mark Isham: keyboards

Up For Mr. Thomas

Recorded in 1983 at Tres Virgos, California
Van Morrison: vocals
David Hayes: bass guitar
Chris Michie: guitar
Tom Dollinger: drums
Mark Isham: keyboards

Up Crazy Jane on God

Recorded in 1984 in London, overdubs at Tres Virgos, California
Van Morrison: vocals
Backing vocals: Bianca Thornton, Pauline Lazano, Annie Stocking
Recorded with Moving Hearts

Up Song of Being a Child

Recorded in 1987 at The Wool Hall, Bath
Van Morrison: vocals and guitar
June Boyce: vocals
Roy Jones: drums
Neil Drinkwater: keyboards

Up High Spirits

Recorded in 1988 at Homestead, Co. Antrim, Ireland
Van Morrison: vocals
Clive Culbertson: bass guitar
David Early: drums
Recorded with The Chieftains

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