A1 Father Of Day, Father Of Night
Written-By – Bob Dylan
A2 In The Beginning, Darkness
Written-By – Slade*, Mann*, Rogers*
A3 Pluto The Dog
Written-By – Slade*, Pattenden*, Mann*, Rogers*
B1 Solar Fire
Written-By – Slade*, Rogers*
B2 Saturn, Lord Of The Ring, Mercury, The Winged Messenger
Written-By – Mann*, Rogers*
B3 Earth, The Circle Part 2
Written-By – Mann*
B4 Earth, The Circle Part 1
Written-By – Mann*
Distributed By – Ariola
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Bronze Records Ltd.
Printed By – Mohndruck Reinhard Mohn OHG
Recorded At – The Workhouse Studios
Backing Vocals – Doreen And Irene Chanter*, Grove Singers
Bass Guitar – Colin Pattenden
Design, Photography By – Fin Costello
Drums [Fibes] – Chris Slade
Engineer – John Pantry
Engineer [Contributions By] – Dave Stephens, John Edwardes*
Guitar, Vocals – Mick Rogers
Management – H.M.*
Organ, Synthesizer, Vocals – Manfred Mann (2)
Percussion [Extra] – Peter Miles (3) (tracks: A1)
Producer – Manfred Mann And Earth Band*
Tape Op [Tape Operator] – Laurence Latham*
Trombone – Paul Rutherford (2)
℗ 1973 Bronze Records Ltd.
Recorded at the Workhouse, Old Kent Road, London. 1973.
Management H.M.M. 490 Old Kent Road, London SE1.
Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Reinhard Mohn OHG, Gütersloh.
Solar: Concerned with, determined by the sun.
Fire: Active principle operative in combustion.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Manfred Manns Eartband [sic] Solar Fire
Produced by Manfred Mann
Ariola-Eurodisc GmbH., München
The cover lists Manfred Mann and Earthband as the producer, the label only Manfred Mann.
Track titles are different on the cover (rear) and the centre labels in some details. Given in the tracklisting are the titles as printed on the cover (rear). Differences for the centre labels are:
Track A2: In The Beginning
Track B2: Saturn/Mercury
Track B3: Earth: The Circle (Part Two)
Track B4: Earth: The Circle (Part One)
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Side A): S 87 515 A
Matrix / Runout (Side B): S 87 515 B
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): S 87 515 A-1 Made in Germany
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): S 87 515 B 2 Made in Germany
Rights Society: GEMA