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Studio Album, released in 1978

Songs / Tracks Listing

Side One:
1. The Vision (3:02)
2. There Is A Light (4:10)
3. Payday (0:48)
4. Progress (2:53)
5. Funny Money Blues (4:28)

Side Two:
1. Photo Plasmic Crud (3:02)
2. Think Before You Drink (2:50)
3. Is It Worth The Price You Pay (3:40)
4. A Lover Of The Lord (3:03)
5. Changing The Face Of The Earth (5:50)

Total Time: 32:50

Line-up / Musicians

- Michael Cassidy / lead vocals, guitar
- David Stout / piano, trombone, flute
- Barry Goldsman / organ, synthesizer
- Carl Lange / bass
- Steve Pinkston / bass
- Drew Lawrence / drums, percussion
- Bob Conti / congas
- John Goux / electric guitar
- Jerry Peterson / Soprano saxophone
- Rod Rozzelle / vibes
- Marilyn Berger / harp
- Garry Abbott / flute
- Hush Preston / flute
- Jerry Peterson / flute
- Bill Rechenbach / trombone
- Harry Kim / trumpet
- David Grover / trumpet
- Kurt Sletten / trumpet
- Gina Kronstadt, Steven Lance, Pam Thompkins, Lisa Adams, Joan Murakiani, Ulysses Roseman Jr., Tom Tally, Donna Paul & Kihae Kim / strings
- Madonna Slavin, Kevin Yee, Barry Goldsman, Micelle Pearlman & Alvin Marsden / background vocals

Releases information

The front cover of the album shows the band name as GOLDEN AVATARA. The rear of cover and the LP labels correctly list the band as GOLDEN AVATAR.

There is no record company or published year information listed on the album cover, the inner lyric sheet or the LP labels. Suspect record label to be Sudarshan (as is "A Change Of Heart" album).

Words & Music: Michael Cassidy
Arranged by: David Stout
Produced by: Carl Lange
Recording Engineer: Carl Lange

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3 stars This album is pretty much an impossible find, so I guess I'm lucky. That's a shame 'cause it's not bad. Not as good as 'A change of heart'; the songs are shorter but it's more or less the same as the first album. It begins well with the spiritual 'Vision', which is symphonic rock. It's follo ... (read more)

Report this review (#269451) | Posted by Brendan | Wednesday, March 3, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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