1974 Ray Manzarek – The Golden Scarab

The Golden Scarab is the debut studio album by former Doors member Ray Manzarek as a solo artist. It was recorded in 1973 and released in 1974 on the Mercury label after the Doors breakup.


1  He Can’t Come Today (Ray Manzarek) 04:32
2  Solar Boat (Ray Manzarek) 05:47
3  Downbound Train (Ray Manzarek) 05:19
4  The Golden Scarab (Ray Manzarek) 06:29
5  The Purpose Of Existence Is? (Ray Manzarek) 06:25
6  The Moorish Idol (Ray Manzarek) 05:26
7  Choose Up And Choose Off (Ray Manzarek) 04:33
8  Oh Thou Precious Nectar Filled Form (Or) A Little Fart (Ray Manzarek) 04:46


BassJerry Scheff
DrumsTony Williams
GuitarLarry Carlton
OrganRay Manzarek
PianoRay Manzarek
SynthesizerRay Manzarek
BongosMayuto Correa
CabasaMilt Holland
CongasMayuto Correa
CowbellSteve Forman
CowbellMilt Holland
CuicaMilt Holland
PandeiroMilt Holland
WhistleSteve Forman
PercussionMayuto Correa
PercussionSteve Forman
VocalsRay Manzarek

Liner Notes

Producer – Bruce Botnick
Arranged By – Ray Manzarek

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