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Aurora (album)

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Aurora
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Type Studio album
Artist Stained Glass
Release Date 1969
Recorded 1969 in the United States.
Genre Psychedelic rock
Language English
Length 34 minutes 43 seconds
Label Capitol Records
Catalogue Capitol ST 242
Producer Voyle Gilmore

Aurora is a 1969 album by American psych-rock band Stained Glass.

Influenced by British Invasion bands, often leading to confusion where they came from, this San Jose trio had been a singles act on RCA Records as far back as 1966. Released in late 1969, Aurora was the finale of a two-album career at Capitol Records (Crazy Horse Roads came out earlier that year). This album is musically superior to the first, especially on tracks 'The Kibitzer' and 'Inca Treasure', performed with a loose-but-definite air of late-sixties improvisation. Stained Glass broke-up shortly after this release.

Track list

Album information

Track listing:

  • Side One:
  1. 'Gettin' On's Gettin' Rough' (Jim McPherson) - 3:00
  2. 'Jim Dandy' (Lincoln Chase) - 3:15
  3. 'A Common Thief' (Jim McPherson) - 5:21
  4. 'The Kibitzer' (Jim McPherson) - 5:02
  • Side Two:
  1. 'Inca Treasure' (Jim McPherson) - 3:37
  2. 'Daddy's Claim' (Jim McPherson) - 3:40
  3. 'Sweetest Thing' (Jim McPherson) - 3:27
  4. 'Mad Lynn Ball' (Jim McPherson) - 3:44
  5. 'The Necromancer' (Jim McPherson) - 3:46

Credits

Personnel
  • Musicians:
    • Jim McPherson - vocals, bass guitar
    • Tom Bryant - guitar
    • Dennis Carriasco - drums
  • Production:
    • Voyle Gilmore - producer