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PETRA - SELF-TITLED (1974)



  
01 Walkin' In The Light 3:17
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
02 Mountains And Valleys 2:49
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
03 Lucas McGraw 3:24
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
04 Wake Up 3:41
Words and music: Greg Hough
Lead vocal: Greg Hough
05 Backslidin' Blues 4:31
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
06 Get Back To The Bible 2:21
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
07 Gonna Fly Away 4:55
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
08 I'm Not Ashamed 3:03
Words and music: Greg Hough, Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Greg Hough
09 Storm Comin' 4:31
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
10 Parting Thought 1:30
Words and music: Bob Hartman
Lead vocal: Bob Hartman
10 tracks, 33:59

Petra is ... Rock - massive - with spiritual overtones
Petra
Bob Hartman - Guitar, banjo, vocals
Greg Hough - Guitar, mandolin, vocals
Bill Glover - Drums, percussion
John DeGroff - Bass
Production details
Producer: Billy Ray Hearn
Recorded at Milam Studios, South Pekin, IL 61564
Engineers: Tom Byler, Terry Jamison
The artwork mistakenly gives the name Thom Byler
Management
P.C. Associates, P.O. Box 175, Ft. Wayne, IN 46801
Original release date
15-April-1974
Vinyl releases
US Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP (green label)
US Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP (orange label)
US Myrrh Records MSA 6527 ??
US A&M Records SP-5061
8-track release
US Myrrh Records 6-6527
Cassette releases
US Myrrh Records MC-6527 (white shell)
US Myrrh Records MA-6527 (white shell; ES printing)
US Myrrh Records MA-6527 (transparent shell)
US Myrrh Records MA-6527 (transparent shell; ES printing)
US A&M Records CS-5061
US Word/Epic ET 48802
CD releases (1995)
US Word Records 701 6527 611
US Word/Epic EK 48802 / DIDP 077460 (correct track list on artwork)
US Word/Epic EK 48802 (correct track list on artwork)
US Word/Epic EK 48802 / DIDP 077460 (wrong track list on artwork)
US Word/Epic EK 48802 (wrong track list on artwork) ??
UK Word Records 701 6527 611
Twinpak CS release with Come And Join Us (1985)
UK Word (UK) TWIN C 108
2CD release with Come And Join Us (2011)
US Wounded Bird Records WOU6527

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - green label

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode | Matrix: #38 (reversed) / MST-6527-A / Eck<>< || #26 (reversed) / MST-6527-B / Eck<><

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - green label - DEMONSTRATION | NOT FOR SALE

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode
Red stamp on the back of the cover: DEMONSTRATION | NOT FOR SALE

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - green label - signed by Hartman, Hough, DeGroff, Glover

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode
Signed in ballpoint on the back of the cover by Bob Hartman, Greg Hough, John DeGroff, Bill Glover

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - green label - signed by Hartman, Hough, DeGroff, Rickman

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode
Signed in ballpoint on the back of the cover by Bob Hartman, Greg Hough, John DeGroff, Bob Rickman

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - orange label

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode | Matrix: MST-6527-A / 2 / Eck <>< || MST-6527-B / 2 / Eck <><

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MST-6527-LP - orange label - DEMO

Myrrh Records, a division of Word, Inc., Waco, TX | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
MST-6527-LP | Labels: MST 1-6527 b/w MST 2-6527
No barcode | Matrix: MST-6527-A / 2 / Eck <>< || MST-6527-B / 2 / Eck <><
Black stamp on the front of the cover: DEMO

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:16
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:48
A03 Lucas McGraw 2:57
A04 Wake Up 3:38
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:17
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:57
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:00
B04 Storm Comin' 4:25
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

LP - USA - Myrrh Records MSA 6527

I have found one source that says the album has been released under a new catalogue number. I have never found other confirmation of the existence of this release. I believe it is unlikely that this release actually exists.
NO IMAGES AVAILABLE - WANTED

LP - USA - A&M Records SP-5061 - signed by Hartman

A&M Record, Inc., P.O. Box 118, Hollywood, CA 90028 | Manufactured and distributed by A&M Records, Inc. | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
Labels: (p) & © 1974 Word, Incorporated
SP-5061 | Labels: SP-05061-A b/w SP-05061-B
No barcode | Matrix: SP-5061-A / MST-6527-A / TR-25727 / Eck <>< / 2 || SP-5061-B / MST-6527-B / TR-25727-X / Eck <><
Signed in black sharpie on the front of the cover by Bob Hartman

Side 1
A01 Walkin' In The Light 3:17
A02 Mountains And Valleys 2:49
A03 Lucas McGraw 3:24
A04 Wake Up 3:41
A05 Back Sliding Blues 4:31
Side 2
B01 Get Back To The Bible 2:21
B02 Gonna' Fly Away 4:55
B03 I'm Not Ashamed 3:03
B04 Storm Comin' 4:31
B05 Parting Thought 1:30
        

8-TRACK - USA - Myrrh Records 6-6527

Myrrh | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Printed in U.S.A.
6-6527
No barcode

Program I
01 Walkin' In The Light
02 Wake Up
03 Get Back To The Bible
Program II
01 Mountains And Valleys
02 Lucas McGraw
03 I'm Not Ashamed
Program III
01 Back Sliding Blues
02 Gonna' Fly Away
Program IV
01 Lucas McGraw
02 Storm Comin'
03 Parting Thought
     

CASSETTE - USA - Myrrh Records MC-6527 - white shell

Myrrh | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated, Waco, TX | Printed in U.S.A.
MC-6527 | No barcode
White shell

Program 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Program 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
     

CASSETTE - USA - Myrrh Records MA-6527 - white shell - ES printing

Myrrh | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated, Waco, TX | Printed in U.S.A.
MA-6527 | No barcode
White shell

Program 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Program 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
     

CASSETTE - USA - Myrrh Records MA-6527 - transparent shell

Myrrh | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated, Waco, TX | Printed in U.S.A.
MA-6527 | No barcode
Transparent shell

Program 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Program 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
     

CASSETTE - USA - Myrrh Records MA-6527 - transparent shell - ES printing

Myrrh | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated, Waco, TX | Printed in U.S.A.
MA-6527 | No barcode
Transparent shell | ES

Program 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Program 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
     

CASSETTE - USA - A&M Records CS-5061 - white shell

(p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | A&M Records, Inc., P.O. Box 158, Hollywood, CA 90025 | Manufactured and distributed by A&M Records, Inc. | Printed in U.S.A.
CS-5061 | No barcode
White shell | This cassette is manufactured with BASF professional II Chrome tape | CHROME 120μS EQ | Dolby System

Program 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Program 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
     

CASSETTE - USA - Word/Epic ET 48802 - transparent shell

© 1974 Word, Incorporated | (p) Word, Incorporated | Manufactured and distributed by Epic, A Division of Sony Music, 666 Fifth Ave., P.O. Box 4455, New York, NY 10101-4455
ET 48802 | Barcode: 0 7464-48802-4
Transparent shell | This tape is mastered to Dolby "B" standards for noise reduction | Dolby System

Side 1
A01 Wake Up
A02 Get Back To The Bible
A03 Gonna' Fly Away
A04 Storm Comin'
A05 Parting Thought
Side 2
B01 Walkin' In The Light
B02 Mountains And Valleys
B03 Lucas McGraw
B04 Back Sliding Blues
B05 I'm Not Ashamed
        

CD - USA - Word Records 7016527611

(p) & © 1974 Word Records, a division of Word, Inc. | Manufactured and distributed by Word, Inc., 3319 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203 | In Canada: Nelson/Word, Vancouver BC. In Great Britain: Nelson/Word, UK | Printed in U.S.A
Spine: 7016527611 | Barcode: 0 8068-83920-2 4
Disc with 2-page foldout insert and backsleeve in regular jewel case with black tray

01 Walkin' In The Light 3:17
02 Mountains And Valleys 2:49
03 Lucas McGraw 3:24
04 Wake Up 3:41
05 Backslidin' Blues 4:31
06 Get Back To The Bible 2:21
07 Gonna Fly Away 4:55
08 I'm Not Ashamed 3:03
09 Storm Comin' 4:31
10 Parting Thought 1:30
  

  

CD - USA - Word/Epic EK 48802 - correct track list

© 1974 Word, Incorporated | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Manufactured and distributed by Epic, A Division of Sony Music, 666 Fifth Ave., P.O. Box 4455, New York, NY 10101-4455 | AAD
Spine: EK 48802 | Disc: EK 48802 / DIDP 077460 | Barcode: 0 7464-48802-2
Disc with 2-page foldout insert and backsleeve in regular jewel case with black tray

01 Wake Up
02 Get Back To The Bible
03 Gonna Fly Away
04 Storm Comin'
05 Parting Thought
06 Walkin' In The Light
07 Mountains And Valleys
08 Lucas McGraw
09 Backslidin' Blues
10 I'm Not Ashamed
  

  

There is a version out there without the DIDP 077460 catalog number on the disc.

CD - USA - Word/Epic EK 48802 - wrong track list

© 1974 Word, Incorporated | (p) 1974 Word, Incorporated | Manufactured and distributed by Epic, A Division of Sony Music, 666 Fifth Ave., P.O. Box 4455, New York, NY 10101-4455 | AAD
Spine: EK 48802 | Disc: EK 48802 / DIDP 077460 | Barcode: 0 7464-48802-2
Disc with 2-page foldout insert and backsleeve in regular jewel case with black tray

Actual track list
01 Wake Up
02 Get Back To The Bible
03 Gonna Fly A*way
04 Storm Comin'
05 Parting Thought
06 Walkin' In The Light
07 Mountains And Valleys
08 Lucas McGraw
09 Backslidin' Blues
10 I'm Not Ashamed
 
Track list as given on the artwork
01 Walkin' In The Light
02 Mountains And Valleys
03 Lucas McGraw
04 Wake Up
05 Backslidin' Blues
06 Get Back To The Bible
07 Gonna Fly Away
08 I'm Not Ashamed
09 Storm Comin'
10 Parting Thought
  

  

There might be a version out there without the DIDP 077460 catalog number on the disc.

CD - UK - Word Records 7016527611

(p) & © 1974 Word Records, a division of Word, Inc. | Manufactured and distributed by Word, Inc., 3319 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37203 | In Canada: Nelson/Word, Vancouver BC. In Great Britain: Nelson/Word, UK | Disc: Made in the U.K.
Spine: 7016527611 | Barcode: 5 014182 265275
Disc with 2-page foldout insert and backsleeve in regular jewel case with black tray

01 Walkin' In The Light 3:17
02 Mountains And Valleys 2:49
03 Lucas McGraw 3:24
04 Wake Up 3:41
05 Backslidin' Blues 4:31
06 Get Back To The Bible 2:21
07 Gonna Fly Away 4:55
08 I'm Not Ashamed 3:03
09 Storm Comin' 4:31
10 Parting Thought 1:30