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Thomas Stern Obit: Tom Rapp of Pearls Before Swine (1947-2018) (11) RE: Obit: Tom Rapp of Pearls Before Swine (1947-2018) 22 Feb 18


sorry to hear Tom Rapp has died - he wrote some very moving and
insightful songs, enjoyed his recordings for years.

Condolences to family, friends and fans.

The DIRTY LINEN No.50, Feb/Mar 1994 interview is available online:
http://archive.li/9qLeB#selection-185.0-581.11
Tom Rapp & Pearls Before Swine by Lahri Bond

Below is a list of the recordings I am aware of. Corrections,
additions much appreciated. Thanks.

Thomas.



PEARLS BEFORE SWINE / TOM RAPP Recordings
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ESP-Disk 1054 One Nation Underground                LP 1967
ESP 4554 Morning Song / Drop Out!                   45 1967
ADELPHI 4111 Best of Pearls Before Swine          2-LP 1980
ESP 4003 The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings         2-CD 2005

Another Time
Playmate
Ballad To An Amber Lady
(Oh Dear) Miss Morse
Drop Out!
Morning Song
Regions Of May
Uncle John
I Shall Not Care
The Surrealist Waltz


ESP-DISK 1075 Balaklava                            LP 1968 Stereo
ESP 4576 I Saw The World / Images of April       45 1968
FONTANA(UK) STL5503 Balaklava                      LP 1968
FONTANA(UK) 279 250 TF   Suzanne / There Was A Man 45 1969
PINK ELEPHANT PE 877.074                            LP 19xx 70's?
ADELPHI 4111 Best of Pearls Before Swine         2-LP 1980
GET BACK(It) GET 1010                               LP 1998 180gram
ESP 4003 The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings       2-CD 2005

Trumpeter Landfrey
Translucent Carriages
Images Of April
There Was A Man
I Saw The World
Guardian Angels
Suzanne
Lepers And Roses
Florence Nightingale
Ring Thing

ESP albums also reissued by BASE(Italy) Lp; ZYX(Germany) CD and others
PLEASE PROVIDE Catalog Numbers, Issue date ???????????????



REPRISE RS 6364 PEARLS BEFORE SWINE These Things Too      LP 1969
REPRISE 0873 These Things Too / If You Don't Want To      45 1969
WATER MUSIC UPC: 0646315720020 Jewels Were The Stars 4-CD Box 2003
Produced by RICHARD ALDERSON with Jim Fairs
A1 Footnote (Rapp-Auden)
A2 Sail Away (Tom Rapp)
A3 Look Into Her Eyes (Tom Rapp)
A4 I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan)
A5 Frog in The Window (Reprise) (Tom Rapp)
A6 I'm Going To City (Tom Rapp)
A7 Man in the Tree (Tom Rapp)
B1 If You Don'T Want To (I Don'T Mind)
B2 Green & Blue
B3 Mon Amour
B4 Wizard Of Is
B5 Frog In The Window
B6. When I Was A Child
B7 These Things Too


REPRISE RS 6405 Pearls Before Swine The Use Of Ashes      LP 1970
REPRISE 0949 The Jeweller / Rocket Man                   45 1970
WATER MUSIC UPC: 0646315720020 Jewels Were The Stars 4-CD Box 2003

the jeweler
from the movie of the same name
rocket man
god save the child
song about a rose
tell me why
margery
the old man
riegal
when the war began


REPRISE RS 6442 Pearls Before Swine-City of Gold       LP 1971                            WATER MUSIC UPC: 0646315720020 Jewels Were The Stars 4-CD Box 2003      
Thos. Rapp

SONNETT #65
ONCE UPON A TIME
RAINDROPS
CITY OF GOLD
NANCY
SEASONS IN THE SUN
MY FATHER
THE MAN
CASABLANCA
WEDDING
DID YOU DREAM OF UNICORNS


REPRISE RS 6467 Beautiful Lies You Could Live In - Pearls Before Swine      LP 1971
WATER MUSIC UPC: 0646315720020   Jewels Were The Stars                   4-CD Box 2003 booklet

A1 Snow Queen
A2 Life
A3 Butterflies
A4 Simple Things
A5 Everybody's Got Pain
B1 Bird On A Wire(Leonard Cohen)
B2 Island Lady (Tom Rapp)
B3 COme To Me (Tom Rapp)
B4 Freedom (Tom Rapp)
B5 She's Gone (Tom Rapp)
B6 EPitaph (E.E.Houseman-Elizabeth Rapp)



WILDCAT WCD0815   LIVE PEARLS 1971               CD 2008, 2010 ???
YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB5aKR68PIc
live at Exit Coffeehouse, Yale University, New Haven, CT., 1971
Recorded by Walter Wagoner
restored, mixed and mastered by Joe Phillips, WildCat Records
Produced by Joe Phillips

1        Introduction        
2        Another Time        
3        Island Lady        
4        Sign On The Window
Written-By – B. Dylan*
5        Freedom
Written-By – N. Young*
6        Margery        
7        Bird On A Wire
Written-By – L. Cohen*
8        I Shall Be Released
Written-By – B. Dylan*
9        The Jeweler        
10        The Riegal        
11        Simple Things        
12        Did You Dream        
13        There Was A Man        
14        Okie From Musgokee
Written-By – M. Haggard*
15        There's A Broken Heart        
16        When The War Began        
17        A Life        
18        Rocket Man        
19        Suzanne
Written-By – L. Cohen*



REPRISE MS 2969    FAMILIAR SONGS                LP 1972
REPRISE                                           CD 2003

Grace Street (3:05)
The Jeweler (3:26)
Rocket Man (3:01)
Snow Queen (3:42)
If You Don't Want To (I Don't Mind) (3:14)
Charley And The Lady (3:19)
Margery (3:08)
Medley: Full Phantom Five; I Shall Not Care (2:54)
These Things Too (3:37)
Sail Away (3:45)



BLUE THUMB BTS-44 Stardancer                            LP 1972
BLUE THUMB 222 Marshall / Why Should I Care?            45 1972
LEMON(CHERRY RED RECORDS, UK) CDLEM 128                  CD 2009
Producer: Peter H. Edmiston

1. Stardancer
2. Marshall
3. Why Should I Care [from the Entertainer]
4. Touch Tripping
5. Ans, Les
6. Fourth Day of July
7. For the Dead in Space
8. Baptist, The
9. Summer of '55
10. Tiny Song


BLUE THUMB BTS-56 Sunforest                   LP 1972
EDSEL (UK) EDCD 548                            CD 1998
LEMON (Cherry Red, UK) CDLEM 129                CD 2009
Tom Rapp - Pearls Before Swine

1. Comin' Back
2. Prayers of Action
3. Forbidden City
4. Love/Sex
5. Harding Street
6. Blind River
7. Someplace to Belong
8. Sunforest
9. Sunshine & Charles



ADELPHI 4111 Best of Pearls Before Swine            2-LP 1980
reissue of ESP 1054, 1075 DETAILS LISTED ABOVE


PTOLEMAIC TERRASCOPE Magazine POT-15                7" EP 1993
The Cowboy Who Ate Vietnam
Ring Thing (alt.)


PTOLEMAIC TERRASCOPT Magazine POT-21             7" EP 1996
"Blind" Master Pete Capitol And His Magic



MAGIC EYE SINGLES MES-012                      CD 1997
For The Dead In Space - V/A Pearls Before Swine TRIBUTE
Interpretations of the work of Tom Rapp and Pearls Before Swine

01 Tono-Bungay - Morning Song Footnote
02 Flying Saucer Attack - Space (The Man Who Fell To Earth)
03 Metronome - Green And Blue
04 Fit & Limo - Surrealist Waltz
05 Carl Edwards - There Was A Man
06 Townies - (Oh Dear) Miss Morse
07 Masaki Batoh - Images Of April
08 Alchemysts - Drop Out!
09 Damon & Naomi - Translucent Carriages
10 Bevis Front - Lepers And Roses
11 Kitchen Cynics - Stardancer
12 Towei Recordings - I Saw The World
13 Shy Camp - Love Sex
14 Mourning Cloak - I Shall Not Care
15 Tom Rapp - Hopelessly Romantic   UNRELEASED 1971
16 Half Calf With Plexorjet - For The Dead In Space
17 Shy Camp - Another Time




BIRDMAN BMR-021                                 CD 1999
Pearls Before Swine ?– Constructive Melancholy - 30 Years Of Pearls Before Swine

1        I Saw The World/Another Time        4:56
2        Rocket Man        3:03
3        The Jeweler        2:47
4        From The Movie Of The Same Name        2:17
5        Raindrops        2:02
6        Love/Sex (Radio Show 1972)        2:30
7        Look Into Her Eyes        4:34
8        Sail Away        3:07
9        The Old Man        3:16
10        The Wizard Of Is        3:34
11        Once Upon A Time        2:35
12        Sonnet 65        0:44
13        Casablanca        2:26
14        City Of Gold        3:00
15        Miss Morse Update        0:41
16        Froggle        1:21
17        Everybody´s Got Pain        2:46
18        Song About A Rose        2:20
19        She´s Gone        2:12
20        The Wedding        1:41
21        Margery        2:58
22        Snow Queen        3:56
23        If You Don´t Want To, I Don´t Mind        3:19
24        The Riegal        3:10
25        These Things Too        3:30
26        Green & Blue        0:26



RUBRIC RU 04                               CD 1999
WORONZOW(UK) WOO 35                         LP, CD 2000
A Journal Of The Plague Year

Silver Apples (A Cappella)        
The Swimmer (For Kurt Cobain)        
Blind        
Space        
Mars        
Hopelessly Romantic        
Running In My Dream        
Wedding Song        
Silver Apples II (For Simeon)


SECRET EYE                            2-CD 2003
For The Dead In Space, Vols. 2 & 3
DISC 1
1. Ballad to an Amber Lady - Marissa Nadler
2. Suojelusenkeli - Kemialliset Ystavat
3. Blind River - The Olivetree
4. Uncle John - Bardo Pond
5. From the Movie of the Same Name - Aquarium Poppers
6. Snow Queen - Gentle Tasaday
7. Regions of May - Noxagt
8. When I Was a Child - Makoto Kawabata
9. Sail Away - Oren Ambarchi
10. Prayers of Action - Prydwyn
11. Epitaph - Fursaxa
12. Wizard of Is - Black Forest/Black Sea
13. Les Ans - Kitchen Cynics
14. City of Gold - James Jackson Toth

DISC 2:
1. Frog in the Window - David Rapp
2. These Things Too - Aspera
3. Look Into Her Eyes - Bevel
4. Riegal - Monster Island
5. Rocket Man - Ron Chelsvig
6. Mars - Adrian Shaw
7. Fourth Day of July - Thurston Moore/Mike Watt
8. Everybody's Got Pain - Alastair Galbraith
9. Raindrops - Green Crown
10. Song About a Rose - Dead Raven Choir
11. Rign Thing - Stone Breath
12. Man in the Tree - Cauldron
13. Forbidden City - Mutter
14. Translucent Carriages - Pearls Before Swine



WATER MUSIC UPC: 0646315720020   Jewels Were The Stars             4-CD Box 2003 booklet
reissue of REPRISE albums 1969-1971, 'These Things Too','The Use Of Ashes','City Of Gold', 'Beautiful Lies You Could Live In'.
book of photos, posters and liner notes by Lenny Kaye, Savage Pencil, Byron Coley, Joe Phillips, Mitch Myers and interviews with Tom Rapp and Elisabeth.
includes 70p booklet, 20p booklet in each CD.
DETAILS SEE ABOVE.



WATER MUSIC UPC: 64631 57136 26   The Wizard Of Is       2-CD 2004
rarities and live recordings from 1967-1976
Disc 1
1. Where Is Love
2. Butterflies
3. Love, You Are Not Alone
4. Grace Street
5. Translucent Carriages
6. Space
7. Sail Away
8. City of Gold
9. Song About a Rose
10. For Free
11. Roadside Hotel
12. Prisoner of War
13. Wizard of Is
14. Oh Sister
15. Lincoln Dream, The
16. Can't Go Back
17. Mary Mary
18. Going to the City
19. Rocket Man
20. Riegal
21. Just Let the Grass Grow

Disc 2
1. Everybody's Got Pain
2. Amber Lady / I Saw The World
3. Crawling Towards Bethlehem
4. Translucent Carriages
5. Miss Morse
6. There's No Other
7. Island Lady
8. Frog in the Window
9. Morning
10. Riegal
11. Full Fathom Five / I Shall Not Care
12. Marshall
13. Footnote / When War Began
14. Jesus
15. Anothertyme
16. Rocket Man
17. Crewman
18. Suzanne
19. Prayers Of Action / Candle
20. Lesson of the 60s
21. Rocket Man
22. Jeweler, The
23. If You Don't Want to (I Don't Mind)



WILDCAT WCD0815                              CD 2008, 2010 ???
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB5aKR68PIc
Live Pearls
live at Exit Coffeehouse, Yale University, New Haven, CT., 1971
details LISTED ABOVE


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