For The People

by BRUTUS

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'For The People' is the best of Canadian pop rock act Brutus. It includes the entire 1976 self-titled debut album plus several stand along singles and B-sides released in 1975/1976 originally on GRT Records.

This new digital re-release includes one additional track called "Tonight, Tonight".

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released October 17, 2015

OOH, MAMA, MAMA/RIDE COWBOY RIDE/
(LET ME DOWN) SLOW AND EASY
Produced by Jack Richardson
Recorded @ Nimbus 9, Toronto, 1975
Soundstage-Engineer: Bob Schaper
Assistant Technician: Jim Frank

TANGO/3:30 CAME/WHO WANTS TO BUY A SONG
SAILING/SEARCH FOR TOMORROW/LOOKIN' SO GOOD
BREAK MY HEART AGAIN/FOR THE PEOPLE/KING OF THE WORLD
Produced by Ralph Murphy
Recorded and mixed @ Tempo Studios, Toronto, 1976
Engineer: Van Terry
Assistant-Engineers: Billy Szawlowski & Gordon Gibson

THE BAND:
WALTER ZWOLINSKI (WALTER ZWOL)
lead vocals, electric accordian, synthesizer, piano, organ
WOOD WEST (WOODY WEST)
electric guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, background vocals
DANNY SMITH (FREDDIE FERDOWICH)
percussion
LAURIE DEL GRANDE (PEPE DEL GRANDE)
string synthesizer, piano, organ, background vocals
DONI UNDERHILL (PERCIVAL C. EATER)
electric bass, electric fretless bass, background vocals

EXCEPT
DENNIS PINHORN
bass on "Ooh Mama Mama" & "Ride Cowboy Ride"
FRANK LUDWIG
keyboards on "Ooh Mama Mama" & "Ride Cowboy Ride"
CHRIS BROCKWAY
bass on "Sailing"

SPECIAL THANKS:
Bob Romanyk, Yazoo Bazoo, George Elmes, Ross Reynolds
And all the Brutus alumni:
Sandy White, Sonny Wingay, Bill Robb, Michael Magann, Lance Wright, Len Sembaluk, Bruce Gordon, Danny Smith, Frank Ludwig, Gino Scarpelli,
John Bride, Dennis Pinhorn, Doni Underhill, Dave Breckles, Breen LeBoeuf, Art Zulys, Laurie Del Grande, Woody West, Chris Brockway, Paul Dean, Bill Wade, Jerry Doucette (and others possibly forgotten).

Cover photograph by Gerard Gentil; Inner sleeve band photos by Bruce Cole; Tray card photo is anonymous; Zwol caricature courtesy Berlin's.
Original GRT Records album design by John Martin, SLIC BROS.
CD Design by Ralph Alfonso.
Digital restoration and sequencing by Glenn Belcher for Trailer Park Prod. @ Prisma Sound, Toronto (hillbill@home.com).
Project Supervisors: Walter Zwol and Jaimie Vernon
Mastered by Peter J. Moore @ the E-Room.

TECH NOTE: This CD was mastered from vinyl and all care has been taken to minimize extraneous noise, based on the best available technical standards.

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