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Rhythm Devils - The Apocalypse Now Sessions

Rhythm Devils - The Apocalypse Now Sessions

Performer: Rhythm Devils
Title: The Apocalypse Now Sessions
Style: Soundtrack
Released: 1980
Cat#: PB 9844
Country: US
Label: Passport Records
Size MP3 version: 1836 mb
Size FLAC version: 2654 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 125
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Rhythm Devils - The Apocalypse Now Sessions


2Napalm For Breakfast0:41
5The Beast4:35
7Street Gang2:29
10Hell's Bells3:30


  • Artwork [Cover Art]Stanley Mouse
  • Composed ByAirto Moreira, Michael Hinton, Mickey Hart
  • CoordinatorAlan Trist, Jerlyn Brandelius
  • CrewBilly Candelario, Bob Nichols, David Faust, Debbie Eisenberg, Ramrod, Steve Parrish, Willy Legate
  • Design [Package Design]Steven Jurgensmeyer
  • EngineerBetty Cantor-Jackson, Brett Cohen, Dan Healy
  • Engineer [Assistant]Bob Mathews, John Cutler
  • Mastered ByJoe Castwirt
  • Other [Instrument Design And Manufacture] – Danny Orlando, Jim Loveless, Ramrod, Willy John Cashman
  • Other [Liaison] – Rock Scully
  • Other [Protocol] – Jeffrey Boden
  • Other [Series Ethnomusicology Consultant] – Fredric Lieberman, Ph.D.
  • Other [Support] – Bill Graham, John Scher
  • Performer [The Rhythm Devils]Airto Moreira, Billy Kreutzmann, Flora Purim, Greg Errico, Jim Loveless, Jordan Amarantha, Michael Hinton, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh
  • Photography – John Werner, Snooky Flowers, Steve Schneider
  • ProducerMickey Hart
  • Producer [Associate]Gian-Carlo Coppola
  • Producer [Production Assistance]Creek Hart
  • Written-ByRhythm Devils, The


Subtitled: The Rhythm Devils Play River Music

Recorded at Club Front, San Rafael, CA (April, 1979)
Additional recording at The Barn, Novato, CA (March 1980)
Special thanks to Francis Coppola for his inspiration


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