Todd Rundgren – Initiation - VG+ LP Record 1975 Bearsville USA Vinyl - Pop Rock / Art Rock

Todd Rundgren – Initiation - VG+ LP Record 1975 Bearsville USA Vinyl - Pop Rock / Art Rock

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Todd Rundgren  Initiation

Label: Bearsville – BR 6957
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Pitman Pressing
Country: US
Genre: Rock
Style: Experimental, Art Rock


A1 Real Man
Bass  John Siegler
Drums  Kevin Ellman
Engineer  Todd*
Keyboards [Computer]  Moogy Klingman*
Piano, Strings [Ensemble], Keyboards [Computer], Synthesizer, Guitar, Percussion  Todd Rundgren
A2 Born To Synthesize 3:40
A3 The Death Of Rock And Roll
Bass  Rick Derringer
Clavinet  Ralph Schuckett
Drums  John Wilcox, Kevin Ellman
Engineer  Jack Malken
Guitar  Todd Rundgren
A4 Eastern Intrigue
Bass  John Miller (2)
Congas, Bongos  Lee Pastora
Drums  Roy Markowitz
Electric Piano, Keyboards [Computer], Strings [Ensemble], Sitar [Electric], Percussion  Todd Rundgren
Flute [Nose]  Roger Powell
Percussion  Barbara Burton
A5 Initiation
Clavinet, Keyboards [Computer], Strings [Ensemble], Synthesizer, Lead Guitar  Todd Rundgren
Congas  Lee Pastora
Drums  Bernard Purdie, Rick Marotta
Engineer  Jack Malken
Rhythm Guitar  Bob Rose
Saxophone  Dave Sanborn*
Synthesizer  Roger Powell
A6 Fair Warning
Bass  Dan Hartman
Drums  Barry Lazarowitz, Chris Parker (2)
Engineer  Jack Malken
Guitar  Rick Derringer
Organ  Moogy Klingman*
Piano, Keyboards [Computer], Strings [Ensemble], Sitar [Electric], Vocals  Todd Rundgren
Saxophone  Edgar Winter
A Treatise On Cosmic Fire (36:00)
B.1 Intro - Prana 4:27
B.2 II. The Fire Of Mind - Or Solar Fire 3:43
B.3 III. The Fire Of Spirit - Or Electric Fire 7:34
B.4 I. The Internal Fire - Or Fire By Friction 20:16
B.4a Muladhara - The Dance Of Kundalini
B.4b Svadhishthana - Bam, Bham, Mam, Yam, Ram, Lam, Thank You, Mahm
B.4c Manipura - Seat Of Fire
B.4d Anahata - The Halls Of Air
B.4e Vishudda - Sounds Beyond Ears
B.4f Ajna - Sights Beyond Eyes
B.4g Brahmarandhra - Nirvana Shakti
B.5 Outro - Prana

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Record Company  Warner Communications
  • Record Company  Warner Bros. Inc.
  • Manufactured By  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Copyright ©  Bearsville Records
  • Phonographic Copyright ℗  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Published By  Earmark Music Inc.
  • Pressed By  Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
  • Recorded At  Secret Sound
  • Recorded At  Bearsville Studios
  • Mastered At  Sterling Sound


  • Instruments [All]  Todd Rundgren (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • Producer, Cover [Art], Arranged By, Mixed By, Written-By  Todd Rundgren
  • Typography [Lettering]  Hal Fiedler


Came with printed inner sleeve. First issue with no "R" on label (in a circle close to Bearsville logo).

Label border text starts with "Distributed By..."

Printed in U.S.A.

[Rear cover:] [Label:]
Made in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Price Code (On spine): 0698