Release Date: June 13, 2006

Original Release Date August 2, 1978

Length:
Label: SONY LEGACY
Catalog #: 82876 82241 2

UPC: 828768224120

RIAA Certified 7 Million Copies
   
Newly Remastered from original tapes By TOM SCHOLZ and new 12-page booklet that contains new photos, new liner notes.
 
Track Title Length Play
1 Don't Look Back (Scholz) 4:45

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2 The Journey (Scholz) 5:03

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3 It's Easy (Scholz) 7:47

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4 A Man I'll Never Be (Scholz) 2:59

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5 Feelin' Satisfied (Scholz) 4:21

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6 Party (Delp/Scholz) 4:11

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7 Used to Bad News (Delp) 3:47

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8 Don't Be Afraid (Scholz) 4:46

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From the liner notes in the DON'T LOOK BACK reissue:

WHO PLAYED WHAT WHERE....

Vocals, Lead: All songs, The incredible Brad Delp
Vocals, Harmony: All songs, (still incredible) Brad Delp
Drums: Almost all songs, Sib Hashian (The Journey has no drums!)
Lead Guitars, Don't Look Back: Barry Goudreau: virtuoso intro, ending leads, plus slide, Tom Scholz: chorus and middle leads
The Journey: Tom Scholz, including effects gone wild
It's Easy: Tom Scholz
A Man I'll Never Be: Tom Scholz
Fellin' Satisfied: Tom Scholz
Party: Tom Scholz
Used To Bad News: Barry Goudreau
Don't Be Afraid: Barry Goudreau: cameo and middle wah slide leads, Tom Scholz: intro, verse cameo, verse intro leads
Rhythm Guitars, The Journey: Barry Goudreau
Don't Look Back: Tom Scholz
It's Easy: Tom Scholz
A Man I'll Never Be: Tom Scholz
etc, etc,
Organs: All songs, Tom Scholz
Piano: A Man I'll Never Be: Tom Scholz
Bass Guitar: Don't Look Back: Tom Scholz with cameo appearance by Fran Sheehan
All other songs: Tom Scholz
Hands n' Cans, Percussion: Tom, Cindy, Gloria, Rob, Sib, Fran

No Synthesizers Used, No Compute..er...well,

No Synthesizers Used!

 
Personnel
Bradley Delp - acoustic guitar, guitar, percussion, rhythm guitar, vocals, 12 string guitar, harmony vocals, 12 string acoustic guitar
Tom Scholz - organ, acoustic guitar, bass, guitar, percussion, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboard, clavinet
Barry Goudreau - guitar, percussion, rhythm guitar
Sib Hashian - percussion, drums
Jim Masdea - drums
Fran Sheehan - bass, percussion
Production Remaster

Original Art Direction: Tony Lane
Cover Concept: Tom Scholz
Cover Artist: Gary Norman
Reissue Art Direction & Design: Joel Zimmerman
Photography: Ron Pownall
Art and Design Consultants: Kim Hart, Tom Scholz

Original Management: Paul Ahern, Left Lane, Inc. (1978)
Current Management: azoffmusic management (2006)

Special Thanks to Bill Ryan, Kim Hart, Gary Pihl, Toby Mountain, Tim Barett and Jim Collins for their dedicated help. Also to Steve Simon and and Maggie Lang, and to Cindy Scholz whose unfailing support in 1977 made the original recording possible, to John Boylan for his guidance, and to everyone who helped assemble and bail out HIdeaway Studio I.

Extra Special Thanks to John Baruck at azoffmusic management

Production

PRODUCED, ENGINEERED AND ARRANGED BY TOM SCHOLZ

Recorded and Mixed at Tom Scholz's Hideaway Studio, except piano on "A Man I'll Never Be" recorded at Northern Studio, Maynard, MA, Engineered by Dave Butler

Assitant Mix Engineers: Rob Rosati, Dennis Coscia and Eric Carr

Remastered in 2006 by Tom Scholz, Bill Ryan and Toby Mountain at Northeastern Digital, Southbourough, MA and Hideaway Studio II

All songs written by Tom Scholz, except "Party" written by Tom Scholz and Brad Delp, and "Used To Bad News" written by Brad Delp

Charts
ChartsAlbum - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1978 Pop ebony porn Albums 1
1987 The Billboard 200 146

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1978 "Don't Look Back" Pop Singles 4
1979 "Feelin' Satisfied" Pop Singles 46
1979 "A Man I'll Never Be" Pop Singles 31

 

Original liner notes:

TOM SCHOLZ - lead guitar, acoustic and electric rhythm guitar, 12 string guitar, bass, piano, organs, special effects guitar
BRAD DELP - vocals
BARRY GOUDREAU - lead and slide guitar, percussion
SIB HASHIAN - drums, percussion
FRAN SHEEHAN - bass, percussion

Cindy, Gloria, Rob and Tom - hands in cans

No synthesizers used
No computers used

PRODUCED, ENGINEERED, AND ARRANGED BY TOM SCHOLZ

Assistant Engineers: Rob Rosati, Dennis Coscia, and Eric Carr
Mastered at Capitol Studios by Wally Traugott

All songs recorded and mixed at Tom Scholz' Hideaway Studio, except piano on "A Man I'll Never Be" recorded at Northern Studio, Maynard, Mass., and engineered by Dave Butler

Special thanks to Cindy whose unfailing support made this album possible, to John Boylan and Putney for their expert advice, to everyone who helped assemble and bail out the Hideaway Studio, and to everyone at Epic for being so patient.

Art direction: Tony Lane
Cover concept: Tom Scholz
Cover Artist: Gary Norman
Photographs © 1978 Ron Pownall
Management: Paul Ahern, Left Lane, Inc