Boston – Self Titled Debut (1976) Vintage Vinyl 12" Epic Records

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ABOUT THE RECORD
Boston is the debut studio album by Boston-based American rock band Boston. Produced by Tom Scholz and John Boylan, the album was released on August 25, 1976, in the United States by Epic Records. Scholz had first begun playing music in the late 1960s after graduating from MIT with a master's degree, which led to a senior position at Polaroid. After being involved in the Boston music scene for several years, Scholz concentrated on demos recorded in his apartment basement with singer Brad Delp. His previous group, Mother's Milk, had received numerous rejection letters from major record labels in the early 1970s. By 1975, the demo tape had fallen into the hands of CBS-owned Epic Records, who signed the band.

TRACK LISTING
A1 More Than A Feeling
Written-By – T. Scholz 4:44
A2 Peace Of Mind
Written-By – T. Scholz 4:55
A3 Foreplay / Long Time
Written-By – T. Scholz 7:56
B1 Rock & Roll Band
Written-By – T. Scholz 2:59
B2 Smokin'
Written-By – B. Delp, T. Scholz 4:44
B3 Hitch A Ride
Written-By – T. Scholz 3:18
B4 Something About You
Written-By – T. Scholz 4:19
B5 Let Me Take You Home Tonight
Written-By – B. Delp

CONDITION
Picture & lyrics inner sleeve is in good condition, cover has some noticeable ring wear and corner wear, and a small torn away part near the opening. Also, there are some surface scuff / scratch marks on the actual record: I have played this record years ago and do not recall the record skipping; that was years before the record was put into storage.
Please note that the cover may have some wear that is not highlighted in the description.
Please check the pictures carefully for edges, corners, ring wear, tears or anything else that might be of concern to you.
We don't CLEAN or PLAY the Records before listing them, Grading is done on a visual level only if at all, I am not comfortable putting a grade on, as it is ALWAYS subject to personal interpretation.

If there are defects I will do my best to bring them to your attention.

Overall I'd give it a C– (due to scratch).

PRODUCT DETAILS
Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Recorded At – Foxglove Studios, Watertown, MA
Produced For – Great Eastern Gramophone
Recorded At – Capitol Studios
Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Westlake Audio
Mastered At – Capitol Studios
Credits
Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Guitar [Special Effects Guitar], Bass, Organ,
Clavinet, Percussion – Tom Scholz
Bass – Fran Sheehan
Drums, Percussion – Sib Hashian
Engineer – Tom Scholz, Warren Dewey
Engineer [Assistant] – Bruce Hensel*, Deni King, Doug Ryder*
Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Barry Goudreau
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar [12-string], Rhythm Guitar, Percussion – Brad Delp
Mastered By – Wally Traugott
Producer – John Boylan, Tom Scholz

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