Rick Wakeman - The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
Electronic, Rock
Label: A&M Records ‎– AML 34804
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
Country: Australia
Date of released: 1973
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Modern Classical, Prog Rock
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Musician: Rick Wakeman
Album's name: The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
ZIP archive size: 1327

Rick Wakeman - The Six Wives Of Henry VIII


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Catherine Of Aragon
Bass – Chris Squire, Les HurdleDrums – Bill BrufordEngineer, Mixed By – Ken ScottGuitar – Mike Egan, Steve HowePercussion – Ray CooperVocals – Barry St. John, Judy Powell*, Liza Strike
3:41
A2 Anne Of Cleves
Bass – Dave Winter*Drums – Alan WhiteGuitar – Mike EganPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
7:50
A3 Catherine Howard
Banjo [Electric] – Dave CousinsBass – Chas CronkDrums – Barry De SouzaGuitar – Dave Lambert Percussion – Frank Riccotti*
6:35
B1 Jane Seymour
Drums – Alan White
4:44
B2 Anne Boleyn 'The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended'
Arranged By [End Hymn] – Rick WakemanBass – Les HurdleDrums – Bill BrufordEngineer – Ken ScottGuitar – Mike EganMixed By – Dave Henshall*Percussion – Ray CooperVocals – Laura Lee, Liza Strike, Sylvia McNeillWritten-By [End Hymn] – E.J. Hopkins
6:30
B3 Catherine Parr
Bass – Dave Winter*Drums – Alan WhiteGuitar – Mike EganPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
7:03

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Made By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Engineered At – Trident Studios
  • Engineered At – Morgan Studios
  • Mixed At – Trident Studios
  • Mixed At – Morgan Studios
  • Recorded At – St Giles' Cripplegate

Credits

  • Art Direction – Michael Doud*
  • Design – Ken Carroll
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Pete Flanagan* (tracks: A2 to B1, B3)
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Paul Tregurtha (tracks: A2 to B1, B3)
  • Liner Notes – Rick*
  • Photography By [Front Cover Photograph By] – Bruce Rae
  • Photography By [Inside] – Ruan O'Lochlainn
  • Producer, Written-By, Arranged By – Rick Wakeman
  • Technician [Keyboards & Amplification Set Up By] – Claude Johnson Taylor, John Cleary, Michael Tait , Philip Hepple

Notes

Instruments:
Custom built Hammond C-3 Organ, RMI Electric Piano & Harpsichord, 2 x Mini-Moog Synthesizer, Mellotron 400-D (Brass/Strings/Flutes), Mellotron 400-D (Vocals/Sound Effects/Vibes), Steinway 9’ Grand Piano, Frequency Counter, Custom Mixer.

In addition to the above instruments a Thomas Goff Harpsichord and ARP Synthesizer were used. All sounds put through two Steoreo Leslies, Fender Duel Showman Amp & two JBL Cabinets. Also used a custom built Oscillator, Fuzz & Wahwah Pedal and Binson Echo Unit. The organ on ‘Jane Seymour’ was recorded at St. Giles, Cripplegate.

‘Katherine Of Aragon’ was engineered and mixed at Trident Studios, London. ‘Anne Boleyn’ was engineered at Morgan Studios, London, and mixed at Trident Studios. All the remaining tracks were engineered and mixed at Morgan Studios.

Hymn at the end of ‘Anne Boleyn’ which is 'The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended'.

Recorded between February and October, 1972. All songs published by Rondor Music.

This album is based around my interpretations of the musical characteristics of the wives of Henry VIII. Although the style may not always be in keeping with their individual history, it is my personal conception of their characters in relations to keyboard instruments. - Rick.

Sleeve:
Manufactured in Australia by Festival Records Pty. Limited, Australia.
℗ 1973 A & M Records.

Labels:
Made in Australia by Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
℗ 1973 A & M Records, Inc.
Originally recorded for and licensed by A & M Records, Hollywood California

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): SMX41623
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): SMX41624
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A hand-etched): 3 SMX 41623 2B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Side B hand-etched): M
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B hand-etched): 6 SMX 41624 2B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64361 UK 1973
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII ‎(LP, Album, RE) A&M Records AMLH 64361 Israel Unknown
AML-173 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records AML-173 Japan 1973
AMLH 64361 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records AMLH 64361 South Africa 1973
D32Y3115 Rick Wakeman The Six Wives Of Henry VIII ‎(CD, Album) A&M Records D32Y3115 Japan 1986

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