THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny 12" Vinyl LP Album

"The Dictators" was one of the early punk/new wave rock bands formed around 1974 in New York City. This band has been active from 1974 until 1980s. "Manifest Destiny" is the second official album and was released in 1977 on Asylum records.

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Album's Condition and Grading Details

Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.

VINYL GRADING

VERY GOOD (VG): Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc.

ALBUM COVER GRADING

VERY GOOD (VG): The album cover will look worn, used.

THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny Essential Information

Music Genre:

Pre-Punk Rock / New Wave

Label & Catalognr:

 Asylum Records – AS 53061

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1977 Made in the Netherlands ( Printed on album back cover near the bottom of the sleeve )

THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

"Manifest Destiny" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork

Producers:

Murray Krugman - Producer

Sandy Pearlman - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

John Jansen - Sound Engineer

Recording Location:

This album by "The Dictators" was recorded at the Record Plant, New York

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Roni Hoffman - Art Direction and Design

Veronica Drew Ink.i - Art Direction and Design

Anne Garnere - Art Direction and Design


Musicians on: THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny

Band-members, Musicians:

Handsome Dick Manitoba - Lead Vocals

Andy Shernoff - Lead Vocals, Keyboards

Ross The Boss - Lead Guitar

Ross Friedman aka "Ross The Boss" is mostly known for being founding member and guitarists for the "The Dictators" and "Manowar" bands. In 1984 he used the alias "Ross The Boss" to produce the album "Unlaced" by the "BlackLace" band.

Top Ten - Rhythm Guitar

Mark "The Animal" Mendoza - Bass Guitar

  Mark "The Animal" Mendoza ( Bass Guitar ) started his musical career in the New Yorkese band "The Dictators" with whom he performed from 1974 until 1978. In 1978 he joins the band "Twisted Sister" with whom he performed until 1988. ( with several reunions at a later stage )

Ritchie Teeter - Drums, Vocals

Track-listing of: THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny

Tracklisting Side One:

  1. Exposed 4:26
  2. Heartache 3:36
  3. Sleepin' With The T.V. On 4:14
  4. Disease 6:25

Tracklisting Side Two:

  1. B1 Hey Boys 3:01
  2. Steppin' Out 5:48
  3. Science Gone Too Far! 3:26
  4. Young Fast Scientific 3:22
  5. Search And Destroy

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Close up of record's label THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny Side One:

Close up of record's label THE DICTATORS ( Punk Band ) – Manifest Destiny Side One

ASYLUMRe AS 53061 Record Label Details: ℗ 1977 (7E-1109-A)

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