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In June 1977.

In June 1977, “PGP RTB” label released “Crna dama”, the second Smak studio album. It was recorded in April 1977, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Martin Levan.

Personnel:

  • Boris Aranđelović— vocals
  • Radomir Mihajlović “Točak”— guitar
  • Miodrag Petkovski “Miki”— keyboards
  • Zoran Milanović— bass guitar
  • Slobodan Stojanović “Kepa”— drums, percussion
  • Maurice Pert— percussion
  • Harmonium Quartet — strings
  • Ben Kennard — cello
  • Brian Mack — viola
  • Pat Nalling — first violin
  • John Knight — second violin
  • Perry Morgan — engineer
  • Harry Fisher — mastering
  • Dragan S. Stefanović — photography, artwork, design
  • Dave Harris — recording engineer
  • Nigel Green — assistant recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks  by Radomir Mihajlović “Točak”, except where noted.

  1. Crna dama – Mirko Glišić
  2. Stvar ljjubavi – Mirko Glišić
  3. Domaći zadatak
  4. Alo
  5. Tegoba – Miodrag Petkovski “Miki”
  6. Daire – Mirko Glišić
  7. Plava pesma – Mirko Glišić
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In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Harvest” label released “Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today)”, the seventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- guitar, vocals
  • Billy Livsey– keyboards
  • Charlie McCracken – bass
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Tony Newman- drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • Zoot Money- keyboards
  • Andy Roberts – guitar,
  • Nick Rowley – keyboards
  • Ollie Halsall– guitar
  • Rob Townsend- drums, percussion
  • Roger Saunders – guitar
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Pip Williams, David Bedford- arranger

Track listing:

  1. Star– Kevin Ayers
  2. Mr Cool – Kevin Ayers
  3. The Owl – Kevin Ayers
  4. Love’s Gonna Turn You Round – Kevin Ayers
  5. Falling In Love Again- Connelly , Hollander
  6. Help Me – Kevin Ayers
  7. Ballad Of Mr Snake – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everyone Knows The Song– Kevin Ayers
  9. Yes I Do – Kevin Ayers
  10. Blue – Kevin Ayers

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Reprise” label released “Summertime Dream”, the twelve Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1975 – January 1976, at “Eastern Sound Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Gordon Lightfoot.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot- vocals, six and twelve-string guitar, piano
  • Pee Wee Charles -pedal steel guitar
  • Terry Clements -lead guitar
  • Rick Haynes -bass guitar
  • Barry Keane -drums, percussion
  • Gene Martynec- Moog synthesizer
  • Jim Gordon– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Race Among the Ruins
  2. The Wreck of theEdmund Fitzgerald
  3. I’m Not Supposed to Care
  4. I’d Do It Again
  5. Never Too Close
  6. Protocol
  7. The House You Live In
  8. Summertime Dream
  9. Spanish Moss
  10. Too Many Clues in This Room

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Grunt” label released “Spitfire”, the third Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded in March 1976, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Larry Cox, Grace Slick, Marty Balin, Paul Kantner, Craig Chaquico, David Freiberg, Pete Sears and John Barbata.  The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– lead and backing vocals, piano, art direction
  • Marty Balin– lead and backing vocals, art direction
  • Paul Kantner– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, art direction
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar, backing vocals, art direction
  • David Freiberg– keyboards, lead and backing vocals, ARP synthesizer, bass, art direction
  • Pete Sears– bass, piano, Mellotron, keyboards, organ, Moog, art direction
  • John Barbata– drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals, art direction
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion, congas
  • Dave Roberts– string and horn arrangements
  • Steven Schuster– saxophone
  • Larry Cox – engineer
  • Steve Malcolm – assistant to the engineer
  • Pat Ieraci (Maurice) – production coordinator
  • Bill Thompson – manager
  • Cassandra Gaviola– dragon princess
  • Paul Dowell – amp consultant
  • John Langdon – label art
  • Tim Bryant/Gribbit – album design,art direction
  • Ron Slenzak– cover photography
  • Shusei Nagaoka– illustration
  • Mastered by Kent Duncan

Track listing:

  1. Cruisin – Charles Hickox
  2. Dance with the Dragon – Paul Kantner,Grace Slick, Marty Balin, Craig Chaquico
  3. Hot Water – Grace Slick, Pete Sears
  4. Charles – Paul Kantner, Marty Balin, Jesse Barish, Craig Chaquico, Thunderhawk
  5. Song to the Sun: Part I: Ozymandias / Part II: Don’t Let It Rain – Paul Kantner,China Wing,  Craig Chaquico, John Barbata, David Freiberg, Pete Sears, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner
  6. With Your Love – Marty Balin, Joey Covington,Vic Smith
  7. Switchblade – Grace Slick
  8. Big City – John Barbata, Joel Scott Hill,Chris Ethridge
  9. Love Lovely Love – Jesse Barish

 

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Harvest” label released “Softs”, the ninth Soft Machine studio album. It was recorded January – March 1976, at at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Babbington, John Etheridge, John Marshall, Alan Wakeman and Karl Jenkins.

Personnel:

  • Roy Babbington– bass guitar
  • John Etheridge– acoustic and electric guitars
  • John Marshall– drums, percussion
  • Alan Wakeman– soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Karl Jenkins– piano, electric piano, pianette, string and Mini-Moog synthesizers, orchestrations
  • Mike Ratledge– synthesizer

Track listing:

All tracks by Karl Jenkins except where noted.

  1. Aubade
  2. The Tale ofTaliesin
  3. Ban-BanCaliban
  4. Song ofAeolus
  5. Out of Season
  6. Second Bundle
  7. Kayoo – John Marshall
  8. The Camden Tandem – John Etheridge, John Marshall
  9. Nexus
  10. One Over the Eight – Karl Jenkins, John Marshall, John Etheridge,Alan Wakeman,Roy Babbington
  11. Etika – John Etheridge

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Sire” label released “Shake Some Action”, the fourth Flamin’ Groovies studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Rockfield Studios Monmouth” in South Wales, and was produced by Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Cyril Jordan – guitar, vocals
  • Chris Wilson – guitar, vocals
  • James Farrell – guitar
  • George Alexander – bass
  • David Wright – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson except where noted.

  1. Shake Some Action
  2. Sometimes – Gene Thomasson
  3. Yes, It’s True
  4. Louis Blues – W. C. Handy
  5. You Tore Me Down
  6. Please Please Girl
  7. Let the Boy Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joe Butler, John Sebastian
  8. Don’t You Lie to Me – Chuck Berry
  9. She Said Yeah – Roddy Jackson, Sonny Christy
  10. I’ll Cry Alone
  11. Misery – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  12. I Saw Her – Cyril Jordan, Hunter
  13. Teenage Confidential
  14. I Can’t Hide

 

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Epic” label released “R.E.O.”, the sixth REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Stronach.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Cronin– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Gary Richrath– lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Neal Doughty– keyboards
  • Gregg Philbin – bass, backing vocals
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Keep Pushin; – Kevin Cronin
  2. Any Kind of Love – Gary Richrath
  3. (Only A) Summer Love – Gary Richrath
  4. (I Believe) Our Time Is Gonna Come – Kevin Cronin
  5. Breakaway – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath
  6. Flying Turkey Trot – Gary Richrath
  7. Tonight – Gary Richrath
  8. Lightning – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath