TitleAuthor
Jesus Christ Superstar
A Rock Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber
and
Tim Rice
Catalogue NumberMCA Records MKPS 2011-2(UK:dec 1970)
MCA records MAPS 2071-2 D(Germany 1970)
MCA MAPS 2075-6(Italy 1970)
Decca DXSA 7206(USA)
some tunes on
"Ian Gillan Rock Profile"(1995 Connoisseur VSOP CD 214, UK)
Release DateOctober 1970
Recording Date
Recording LocationOlympic Sound Studios
Barnes
Advision Studios
Island Studios
Spot Productions Studios(England)
ProducerTim Rice
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Orchestration
Musical Direction
Andrew Lloyd Webber
EngineerAlan M.O'Duffy(chief)
Anton Matthews
Jeremy Gee
Stephen Vaughan
Martin Rushent(Advision)
Tony Bridge(Cutting Engineer)
Mixing Location
Production ManagementDon Norman
Cover Art CreditsErnie Cefalu(design)
Bill Levy(Art Direction)
TunesWriterTime LengthCopyright
1.OvertureTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber3:59Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
2.Heaven On Their MindsTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:23Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
3.What's The Buzz/Strange Thing MystifyingTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:13Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
4.Everything's AlrightTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber5:15Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
5.This Jesus Must DieTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber3:36Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
6.HosannaTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber2:07Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
7.Simon Zealotes/Poor JerusalemTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:49Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
8.Pilate's DreamTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber1:28Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
9.The TempleTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:43Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
10.Everything's AlrightTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber0:34Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
11.I Don't Know How To Love HimTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber3:36Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
12.Damned For All Time/Blood MoneyTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber5:11Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
13.The Last SupperTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber7:56Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
14.Gethsemane(I Only Want To Say)Tim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber5:33Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
15.The ArrestTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber3:24Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
16.Peter's DenialTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber1:27Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
17.Pilate And ChristTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber2:46Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
18.King Herod's Song(Try It And See)Tim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber3:02Norrie Paramor Music Ltd.(BMI) 1970
19.Juda's DreamTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:17Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
20.Trial Before Pilate
(Including The 39 Lashes)
Tim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber5:13Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
21.SuperstarTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:16Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
22.CrucifixionTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber4:04Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
23.John Nineteen Forty-OneTim Rice&Andrew Lloyd Webber2:10Leeds Music Ltd.(ASCAP) 1970
A side=1-5/ B side=6-12/ C side=13-18/ D side=19-23
Musicians
NamePartComentCourtesy
Murray HeadSingeras Judas Iscariot
Ian GillanSingeras Jesus ChristDeep Purple
EMI Records
Waener Bros.Seven Arts Records Inc.(USA)
Yvonne EllimanSingeras Mary Magdalene
Paul RavenSingeras Priest
Victor BroxSingeras Caiphas,High PriestBam Bam Records(UK)
"with love"Blue Thumb Records(USA)
Brian KeithSingeras Annas
John GustafsonSingeras Simon Zealotes"Quatermass"AIR(London)Ltd.
EMI Records
Barry DennenSingeras Pontius Pilate
Annette BroxSingeras Maid By The Fire
Paul DavisSingeras PeterPhillips Records Ltd.
Mike d'AboSingeras King Herod
Pat ArnoldSingeras ExtraPolydor Records Ltd.
Tony AshtonSingeras ExtraCapitol Records Inc.
Peter BarnfeatherSingeras ExtraSunny Records Ltd.
Madeline BellSingeras ExtraPhillips Records(Holland)
Brian BennetSingeras ExtraB&C Records Ltd.
Lesley DuncanSingeras ExtraCBS Records Ltd.
Kay GarnerSingeras Extra
Barbara KaySingeras Extra
Neil LancasterSingeras Extra
Alan O'DuffySingeras Extra
Tim RiceSingeras Extra
Seafield St.GeorgeSingeras Extra
Terry SaundersSingeras Extra
SueSingeras Extra
SunnySingeras Extra
Andrew Lloyd WebberSinger
Piano,Organ,Moog Synthesizer
as Extra
Geoffrey MitchellChoir Leader
Alan DoggettChildren's Choir Leader
Moog Synthesiaer
Principal Conductor
1(Choir Leader)
Children ChoirSinger1
Horace JamesChoir Leader23
The Trinidad SingersSinger23
Bruce RowlandDrums,Percussion
Alan SpennerBass Guitar
Henry McCulloughElectric & Acoustic Guitars
Neil HubbardElectric GuitarsVertigo Records(UK)
Atlantic Record Corporation(USA)
Peter RobinsonPiano,Electric Piano,
Organ,Positive Organ
AIR(London)Ltd.
Chris MercerTenor SaxVertigo Records(UK)
Atlantic Record Corporation(USA)
Norman CavePianos
Carl JenkinsPianosPhilips Records Ltd.
Mick WeaverPiano,Organ
John MarshallDrumsPhilips Records Ltd.
Chris SpeddingGuitarsEMI Records Ltd.
Steve VaughanGuitars
Louis StewartGuitars
Clive HicksGuitars
Peter MorganBass Guitars
Alan WeighallBass Guitars
Jeff ClyneBass GuitarsPhilips Records Ltd.
Joseph CastaldiniBassoons
Anthny BrookeBassoons
Ian HerbertClarinet
Brian WarrenFlutes
Chris TaylorFlutes
Bill LaSagePercussion
John BurdonHorns
James BrownHorns
OBEHorns
Douglas MooreHorns
Andrew McGavinHorns
Jim Buck SnrHorns
Jim Buck JnrHorns
Les CondonTrumpets
Ian HamerHorns
Kenny WheelerHorns
Harold BeckettHorns
Keith ChristieTrombones
Frank JonesTrombone
Anthony MooreTrombones
The City Of London EnsembleOrchestra
Malcolm HendersonPrincipal of Orchestra
Mike VickersMoog Synthesizer Direction
Special Thanks
Sefton Myers & David Land(New Ventures Ltd.;Theatrical Management)
Brian Brolly,Alan Crowder,Mike Leander,Roger Watson & the staff of the MCA(UK)Record Company Ltd.
the Decca Record Company(USA)
the staff of Olympic Sound Studios for their invaluable help & encouragement