MC5 - Back In The USA
MC5 - Back In The USA
Singer: MC5
Album title: Back In The USA
Label: Atlantic ‎– SD 8247
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1970
Category: Rock
Style: Garage Rock, Rock & Roll Rating: 3.5/5
mp3 size: 1636 mb | flac size: 1823 mb
Genre: Rock

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Tutti-Frutti
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne KramerWritten-By – Dorothy LaVostrie*, Joe Lubin, Richard Penniman
A2 Tonight 2:32
A3 Teenage Lust
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne Kramer
A4 Let Me Try 4:12
A5 Looking At You
Guitar [Solo] – Wayne Kramer
B1 High School 2:39
B2 Call Me Animal 2:03
B3 The American Ruse
Guitar [Solo] – Fred Smith
B4 Shakin' Street
Lead Vocals – Fred Smith
B5 The Human Being Lawnmower 2:22
B6 Back In The USA
Vocals [1st & 3rd Chorus] – Wayne KramerVocals [2nd Chorus] – Fred SmithWritten-By – Chuck Berry

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Published By – Motor City
  • Published By – Cotillion Music
  • Published By – Venice
  • Published By – Total Energy Music
  • Published By – Arc Music Corp.
  • Recorded At – GM Studios


  • Art Direction – Stephen Paley
  • Bass – Michael Davis
  • Design – Joan Marker
  • Drums – Dennis Thompson
  • Engineer – Jim Bruzzese
  • Guitar – Fred "Sonic" Smith*, Wayne Kramer
  • Keyboards – Danny Jordan
  • Lead Vocals – Rob Tyner (tracks: A1 to B3, B5, B6)
  • Photography By – Stephen Paley
  • Producer – Jon Landau
  • Written-By – MC5 (tracks: A2 to B5)


Red Atlantic labels.
© 1970 Atlantic Recording Corporation.
Manufactured And Distributed By Warner Bros Records Of Canada, Ltd.
Printed In Canada.

Recorded At GM Studios, East Detroit, Michigan.
All tracks published by published by Motor City-Cotillion, except A1 published by Venice, A5 published by Total Energy Music & B6 published by Arc Music.

Duration on label for B6: 2:25

On side A the "AST-17696A-1-3"-part has been crossed out of the run-out groove etchings

Heavy cardboard sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 1): ST-A-691719 H
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 2): ST-A-691720 H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side 1): GM East Det AT milan
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side 2): B-2 STEREO GM East Det milan
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SD 8247, SD8247 MC5 Back In The USA ‎(LP, Album, PR) Atlantic, Atlantic SD 8247, SD8247 US 1970
SAL-933,720 MC5 Back In The USA ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic SAL-933,720 Australia 1970
ATL 50 346 MC5 Back In The USA ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic ATL 50 346 Europe Unknown
R4 71033 MC5 Back In The USA ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Rhino Entertainment Company R4 71033 US 1992
SD 8247, SD8247 MC5 Back In The USA ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic, Atlantic SD 8247, SD8247 US 1970


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